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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18991: Lewis Macdonald (North East Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 September 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many paramedics were working for the Scottish Ambulance Service at the start of each financial year since 2015-16, and, in each of these years, how many (a) have resigned or retired and (b) newly trained paramedics have entered the service.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 2 October 2018

Information regarding numbers of paramedics per financial year basis is not centrally held. ISD collect and publish NHSScotland workforce data on a quarterly basis. Information regarding paramedics, including joiners, leavers and age profiles can be found by following the link.