Workforce and job planning

Physician workforce

The number of neurology physicians recorded in the 2018–19 census of consultants and higher specialty trainees in the UK is: 

Role

Total

Proportion working less than full time (LTFT)

Consultant

958

23%

Higher specialty trainee

362

12%*

*HST LTFT percentages are calculated from JRCPTB data to give overall figures which may differ from those in the census

These figures relate to physicians who work substantively for the NHS. 


Job planning

The job planning arrangements of consultant neurologists vary depending on where they work. The Association of British Neurologists has published a comprehensive job planning guide (2014). 

30/06/2017