Workforce census

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About the workforce census

Our census gathers data on the UK's paediatric services and acts as a measure against current standards and guidance. Data collection remains open; however, the census is now on pause until further notice.
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Workforce census: UK overview report (2019)

The child health workforce across the UK is suffering from the same planning problems, underfunding and staffing issues as the rest of the health workforce. In this first report of the series we provide a UK-wide overview of the findings from the most recent census, and make five key recommendations...
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Workforce briefing (2018)

This briefing document reveals that patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of doctors as the usual seasonal increase combined with a rise in children’s emergency admissions is placing unprecedented demand on services. It highlights some of the key findings from the College's Workforce ce...