§ Mr. Lammy
The information requested is shown in the table. Vacancy information is not collected for specific hospitals; therefore, vacancy information is shown for Mid Essex Hospital Trust.47W
Department of Health Vacancies Survey, March 2002 Vacancies in NHS Trusts in England and Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, specified staff groups, three month vacancy rates, numbers and staff in post Three month vacancy rate (Percentage) Three month vacancy number Staff in post (wte) Staff in post Head count All consultants (excluding HA staff) March 2002 England (excludes HA staff) 3.8 946 23,708 25,816 Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust 3.4 3 86 98 All qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff (excluding HA staff) March 2002 England (excludes HA staff) 3.1 8,394 — — Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust 2.2 19 — — September 2001 England (excludes HA staff) — — 265,717 329,981 Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust — — 881 1,171
Three month vacancy:
1. Three month vacancy Information is as at 31 March 2002.
2. Three month vacancies are vacancies which Trusts are actively trying to fill, which had lasted for three months or more (whole-time equivalents).
3. Three month Vacancy Rates are three month vacancies expressed as a percentage of three month vacancies plus staff in post.
4. Three month Vacancy Rates for non-medical staff are calculated using staff in post from the Vacancy Survey, March 2002.
5. Three month Vacancy Rates for medical and dental staff are calculated using staff in post from the Consultant Census, March 2002.
6. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place.
Staff in post:
1. Staff in post data is from the Non-Medical Workforce Census, September 2001 and the Mini Consultant Census, March 2002
2. Staff in post data excludes staff employed by Health Authorities, as vacancy information was only collected from Trusts, PCTs and Special Health Authorities
1. Vacancy and staff in post numbers are rounded to the nearest whole number
2. Calculating the vacancy rates using the above data may not equal the actual vacancy rates
3. Broomfield hospital is part of Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
1. Department of Health Vacancies Survey March 2002
2. Department of Health Consultant Census March 2002
3. Department of Health Non-Medical Workforce Census September 2001