The NHS in England employs some 1.5 million people, making it the country’s biggest employer. However, it is increasingly apparent that the NHS doesn’t have enough staff to meet demand. It is clear that urgent action is needed. In order to monitor key developments in staff numbers and the commitments made to the NHS workforce, this NHS staffing tracker aims to provide transparency on progress against some important national ambitions regarding the number of GPs, mental health staff, and nurse vacancies.
Find key workforce statistics in:
- Hospital services
- General practice
- Mental health and learning disability
- Medical and nursing training