Medical and Dental
This section provides information on the medical and dental workforce in NHS Scotland. Further information on the staff groups presented in this section can be found here [37Kb]. Information on conditions used to extract our data can be found in our variables guide here [20KB].
Staff in post data is presented by grade, specialty, age group, gender, contract type, NHS Board and region.
Throughout, information is shown as headcount, or whole time equivalent (WTE). WTE adjusts headcount staff figures to take account of part-time staff. Definitions of these terms can be found here [110Kb].
- Latest available data can be found here
- Data from 2002 - 2012 can be found here
- Data from 1997 - 2007 can be found here
The latest (2016) dental workforce report is a further collaboration between NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). The purpose of this latest report in the dental workforce series is to provide analysis, intelligence and modelling to support workforce planning for dental services in Scotland.