Paramedical Staff: Migrant Workers:Written question - 66047

Asked by Tulip Siddiq
(Hampstead and Kilburn)

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Asked on: 28 February 2017
Department of Health
Paramedical Staff: Migrant Workers
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people from other EU countries are employed as paramedics in the NHS.
Answered by: Mr Philip Dunne
Answered on: 06 March 2017

NHS Digital publishes data on the nationality of staff working in the National Health Service in England. Nationality is self-reported within the NHS human resources and payroll system, the electronic staff record. As at 30 November 2016, 217 Qualified Paramedics employed in NHS Hospital and Community Health Services identify themselves as non-United Kingdom European Union nationals.

The November data is the most recent data available.

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