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Healthcare Science


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Healthcare Science

This section provides information on the healthcare science workforce in NHS Scotland. Further information on the staff groups included in this section can be found here Download PDF file [37Kb]. Information on conditions used to extract our data can be found in our variables guide here Download Excel file[20KB].

Staff in post data is presented by band, band grouping, age group, gender, contract type, NHS Board and region.

Throughout, information is shown as headcount, or whole time equivalent (WTE). WTE adjusts headcount staff figures to take account of part-time staff. Definitions of these terms can be found here Download PDF file [110Kb]

Available data

  • Latest available data can be found here
  • Data from 2007 - 2016 can be found here
  • Data from 1996 - 2006 can be found here

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