NHS: Migrant Workers:Written question - HL11121

Asked on: 30 October 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
NHS: Migrant Workers
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many EU citizens have (1) left employment in the NHS, and (2) started employment in the NHS over the last 12 months for which figures are available.
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Answered by: Lord O'Shaughnessy
Answered on: 13 November 2018

NHS Digital publishes Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS) workforce statistics. These include staff working in hospital trusts and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), but not staff working in primary care or in general practitioner surgeries, local authorities or other providers.

The following table shows those who have joined and those who have left National Health Service trusts and CCGs in England, by nationality, between 30 June 2017 and 30 June 2018, which is latest data available.

Joiners

Leavers

All nationalities

154,458

137,161

of which:

United Kingdom

120,965

110,446

European Union (excluding UK)

11,384

10,487

Other European Economic Area countries

122

93

Rest of the World

15,094

8,288

Unknown

6,893

7,847

Source: NHS HCHS quarterly workforce statistics, NHS Digital

Grouped Questions: HL11122

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