This release by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) provides a quarterly update, as at 31 March 2020, on the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) workforce staff in post and staff in training.
Figures are presented as headcount (actual numbers of staff) and whole time equivalent (WTE), which adjusts the figures to take account of part time working.
At 31 March 2020:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) provide essential assessment, care and treatment of children and young people (and their parents/carers) who are experiencing serious mental health problems. They also have an important role in supporting the mental health capability of the wider network of children’s services. The delivery of good quality CAMHS services depends upon adequate numbers of staff being recruited and retained across NHSScotland.
Due to Covid-19 pandemic, data on vacancies as at 31 March 2020 is not reported due to additional demand this would place on colleagues at NHS Boards.
The next release of this publication will be September 2020.
Publications prior to 3 December 2019 can be accessed via the ISD Workforce publications page.