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Mental Health Services: Staff

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 38808, tabled on 18 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of staffing numbers in mental health services.

Answered on

26 July 2022

As of March 2022, there were 133,391 full-time equivalent staff in the National Health Service mental health in NHS trusts and foundation trusts. This is an increase of over 24,200 since March 2016.