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25% Reduction in Senior Management Posts Target – National Progress Towards 25% Reduction as at 31st March 2012

25% Reduction in Senior Management Posts Target – National Progress Towards 25% Reduction as at 31st March 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

ISBN: 9781782560227

The tables contained within the publication show the number of senior managers in post as at 31st March each year and the national reduction since March 2010. These statistics are based on management information provided by NHS Boards to the Scottish Government.

Executive Summary

The main findings for year 2 of the target (financial year 2011/12) are:

•The overall reduction in senior management between March 2011 and March 2012 has been 105.1 wte, a drop of 8.7%.

•Reduction in territorial boards was 81.3 wte, a drop of 8.0%.

•Reduction in special boards was 23.8 wte, a drop of 12.0%.

The main finding for the first two years of the target (financial year 2010/11 and 2011/12) is:

•The overall reduction in senior management between March 2010 and March 2012 has been 212.4 wte, a drop of 16.1%.