Workforce statistics can help you
understand which specialties are growing, the level of competition
for training places, whether there may be consultant vacancies when
you achieve entry to the specialist register, in which
specialties you are most likely to find opportunities to work
flexibly or whether demand for specialists in a particular
field is decreasing.
If you are unsure how this information can
help you understand the workforce dynamics of this specialty, click
on the 'How
does this information help me?' link at the end of each section
for a simple explanation.
On this page we have information for
England only. For information regarding Scotland, Wales
and Northern Ireland please click on the links below.
(NHS Scotland workforce
Wales workforce information)
Ireland workforce information)
The information provided is supplied by the Centre for Workforce Intelligence
(CfWI). The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) is the new
national authority on workforce planning and development providing
advice and information to the NHS and social care system.
CfWI have a mission to become the primary
source of workforce intelligence for health and social
care. They produce quality intelligence to inform better
workforce planning, in order to improve people's lives.
The work of the CfWI does not necessarily
reflect the views of the Department of Health.