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Abstract

This shows the number of consultants and GPs working in the NHS.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Consultants and GPs headcount
Variables

Number of HCHS consultants, general medical practitioners and non-medical clinical staff, number of HCHS consultants (including directors of public health) by speciality in England

Keywords
Consultant, headcount, staff, GP, GP registrars, allied health professionals, qualified nurses, labour, supply of healthcare
Identifier Variables
N/A
Economic/Subject Categories
Employment, Labour
Area of Health System
Primary care, Secondary care
Data collecting organization (s)
NHS information centre
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2004, 2005
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

*Number of consultants (including directors of public health), Dec-04 30,863
*Number of consultants (including directors of public health), Mar-05 1,210
*Number of consultants (including directors of public health), Jun-05 31,427

Availability
NHS information centre
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.ic.NHS.uk/[…]/NHS-staff-numbers
Contact
Tel: 08453006016, enquiries@ic.NHS.uk