Case Number 6539
Request Date 11/02/2019
Completion Date 21/03/2019

 

Details of the 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 break down 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 break down of what categories comes under 'mental health' - eg stress etc.

 

Details of the Response

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

43

 

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

9 medical staff and 34 registered nurses/midwives

 

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

1272

 

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

28

 

5. Please could I have a break down of the figures for both doctors and nurses separately for 2008?

1 medical staff and 27 registered nurses / midwives

 

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

815

 

7. Please could I also request a break down of what categories comes under 'mental health' - eg stress etc.

The reason code covers anxiety / stress / depression / other psychiatric illnesses in 2018 and in 2008 the reasons covered were stress / anxiety / psychological / other mental