Workforce Monthly Data

What information is available?

Unpublished data on NHS Staff, taken monthly from the Electronic Staff Record (ESR) Data Warehouse.

It currently contains the following datasets:

When does the information date from?

iView Workforce Monthly data goes back to April 2007.

How often is the information updated?

The data is updated monthly and made available in iView 7 to 8 weeks after the end of the month (i.e. 2 months behind “live” ESR); 11 to 12 weeks for Sickness Absence.

Who can access it?

Access to this information is restricted to NHS organisations in England and Wales supplying monthly ESR workforce data as well as authorised Department of Health and Welsh NLIAH staff. Each registered organisation has one or two Authentication Users who can add and remove users for their own organisation online, at their discretion.

To find out the Authentication User in your NHS organisation, call the Health & Social Care Information Centre contact centre on 0300 303 5678 or email

How can it be used?

Unpublished data. Management Information Only. Please see full Terms and Conditions for further information.

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0300 303 5678

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