Reference 2019-470

REF:            2019-470

Subject:        Shift patterns and ENP staff numbers




I’m currently looking at service change with the emergency Department (ED) my trust and looking at staff numbers and shift patterns, that the surrounds trusts do. More specifically shift patterns and staff numbers of the minor injury team you have based in the ED.  I’m interested to see only how many emergency nurse practitioner you have in total, how many on each shift and the start and finish times of each shift.




Number of Emergency nurse practitioners 23

Shift patterns

Long days 7.30-20.00

Twilight 7.30-02.00

Nights 19.30-08.00

7 days a week 24 hour cover


We currently have 4 on a days

2 on twilights

2 on night shift


We also have physio cover during the day 08.00-16.00 mon to Friday and 08.00-18.00 sat and Sunday No bank holiday cover with this service