Reference 2019-117

REF:           2019-117

Subject:       Staff sickness

 

Request:

– How many medical staff (doctors and nurses) were off sick in 2018 due to mental health reasons?

– Please could I have a break down of the figures for both doctors and nurses separately?

– How many days in total were taken off due to mental health reasons in 2018?

– How many medical staff (doctors and nurses) were off sick ten years earlier (2008) due to mental health reasons?

– Please could I have a breakdown of the figures for both doctors and nurses separately for 2008?

– How many days in total were taken off due to mental health reasons in 2008?

– Please could I also request a breakdown of what categories comes under ‘mental health’ – e.g. stress etc.

 

 

Response:

How many medical staff (doctors and nurses) were off sick in 2018 due to mental health reasons? 311 medical staff.
Please could I have a breakdown of the figures for both doctors and nurses separately? 11 Doctors and 300 Nurses.
How many days in total were taken off due to mental health reasons in 2018? 14,705
How many medical staff (doctors and nurses) were off sick ten years earlier (2008) due to mental health reasons? Unfortunately we do not hold this information.
Please could I have a breakdown of the figures for both doctors and nurses separately for 2008?
How many days in total were taken off due to mental health reasons in 2008?
Please could I also request a breakdown of what categories comes under ‘mental health’ – e.g. stress etc. The categories coming under mental health are grouped as anxiety, stress, depression and other psychiatric illnesses.