More Doctors and Nurses
These NHS Digital figures show the net year-on year increase in the total numbers of doctors and nurses actually in post in NHS hospitals in England. Staffing numbers in Scotland and Wales are determined by the Scottish government and the Welsh administration respectively. You can find more details of the source of these numbers and how they are defined on the government website by clicking on the link below.
Here in the North-West there are 422 more doctors and 1807 more nurses working in our NHS than a year ago.