DHB clinical staffing numbers
Updated September 2013
This report provides background on how medical and nursing staff numbers are reported to the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) and a summary of the 30 September 2013 results submitted by district health boards (DHBs) (Appendices One and Two).
For the period between 30 November 2008 and 30 September 2013, the increase in Medical Employed FTE was 1,367. Specialist Medical Officers (SMOs) account for the majority of the increase (53.3 percent), with junior doctors (Registrars and House Officers) the second largest proportion (46.69 percent). The majority of the 3,372 increase in Nursing Employed FTE (including Health Assistants) over the same period was in Registered Nurses (69.18 percent), with 24.37 percent of the increase in Senior Nurses.
Tables showing the variance in the personnel categories that make up the total Medical and Nursing FTEs between 30 November 2008 and 30 September 2013 are included as
Appendix One. Appendix Two details each DHB’s variance in Medical Employed FTE and Nursing Employed FTE (both including and excluding Health Assistants) between
30 November 2008 and 30 September 2013
More information on staff numbers by DHB can be found in My DHB.