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Health Professions: Resignations

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 174203, tabled on 23 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the attrition rate was for NHS (a) doctors, (b) nurses and (c) midwives since March 2020.

Answered on

23 April 2021

NHS Digital publishes Hospital and Community Health Services workforce statistics. These include staff working in hospital trusts and clinical commissioning groups, but not staff working in primary care or in general practice surgeries, local authorities or other providers.

The official statistics on joiners and leavers for the period March 2020 to March 2021 will be published in July.