Subject: Absences taken off by nurses for mental health-related illness
Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act.
This request concerns times taken off by nurses at your Trust due to mental health-related illnesses (such as stress, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc.).
By nurses I am referring to Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting Staff.
- Please state the total number of calendar days (FTE) taken off by nurses due to mental health-related illnesses, in each of the following financial years:
- i) 2012/13
- ii) 2013/14
- iii) 2014/15
- iv) 2015/16
- v) 2016/17
- vi) 2017/18 to 31/09/17
- Please state the proportion of total sickness absences taken off by nurses which were due to mental health issues, in each of the following financial years:
- ix) 2014/15
- x) 2015/16
- xi) 2016/17
xii) 2017/18 to 31/09/17
- Please state the number of nurses who took long-term sick leave, defined as being on leave for 28 or more calendar days (i.e., 4 working weeks) due to mental health issues, in each of the following financial years:
- xv) 2014/15
xviii) 2017/18 to 31/09/17
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