Monday, 23 January 2012
Sickness absence rates in the NHS: The Information Centre has published 'Sickness Absence Rates in the NHS: June - September 2011'. Between July and September 2011 the average sickness absence rate for the NHS in England was 3.97 per cent which is unchanged from the same period in 2010. The North East SHA area had the highest average sickness absence rate at 4.39 per cent. The London SHA area had the lowest average at 3.46 per cent, although Special Health Authorities averaged 3.32 per cent which would be lowest if they were classed as a region.