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Other Theraputic Staff


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Other Therapeutic Staff and Personal Social Care

This section provides information on the other therapeutic and personal social care 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].

Within SWISS, Clinical Psychologists are classified under the job family 'Other Therapeutic' and sub job family 'Psychology'. This job sub family includes Clinical Psychologists, Therapists, Counsellors, Assistant Psychologists, Clinical Associates, Trainee Clinical Psychologists and Trainees completing an MSc in Applied Psychology. For more detailed workforce data on Clinical Psychologists and staff groups within NHS Scotland psychology services, please see the NHS Education for Scotland- ISD report.

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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