Workforce censuses and statistics
The RCS carried out two workforce censuses in 2010 and 2011. There are also older workforce figures collated from Hospital episode statistics to download.
The reports, data analysis and key findings can be downloaded below:
- 2011 workforce census report
- 2010 workforce census report
- UK surgical workforce statistics up to 2009
Working Time Directive
The Working Time Directive (WTD) requires that employers limit working hours of staff to work no more than 48 hours/week on average.