Date lodged: 8 June 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how many staff NHS Highland employs, and how this compares with September 2006.
Answered by: Shona Robison 22 June 2016
Under this government the number of staff working in Scotland’s NHS has risen to a record high.
As at March 2016, 8,151.2 whole time equivalent staff were employed in NHS Highland – this is an increase of 22.9 per cent since September 2006, and a record high.*
*Source: Information Services Division Scotland (September 2006 to March 2016)