Date lodged: 7 June 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how many staff NHS Ayrshire and Arran employs and how this compares with September 2006.
Answered by: Shona Robison 21 June 2016
Under this government, the number of staff working in Scotland’s NHS has risen to a record high.
As at March 2016, 8,645.7 Whole Time Equivalent (WTE) staff were employed in NHS Ayrshire and Arran – a 6.6 per cent increase since September 2006.*
*Source: Information Services Division Scotland (September 2006 to March 2016)