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S5W-01312: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 7 July 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many people are employed by the NHS as (a) audiologists, (b) cardiac physiologists, (c) gastrointestinal physiologists, (d) neurophysiologists, (e) respiratory physiologists and (f) sleep physiologists.

Answered by: Shona Robison 29 July 2016

Information on the Healthcare Science clinical group, which these staff work within, is not held by ISD Scotland at this level of detail.

However, the latest published ISD Scotland statistics show that the overall number of Healthcare Science staff in NHSScotland has increased by 51.2 per cent under this Government, to 5,458.1 Whole Time Equivalent.

Further information on the latest published Healthcare Science staff in post figures, can be found in the data tables of the Workforce Statistics website at:-