Monthly management information on staff numbers and paybill costs in the Department of Health, its agencies and its executive NDPBs. For workforce numbers, both payroll and non-payroll (contingent labour, including consultants) information is provided, showing both full-time equivalents (FTE) and headcount, by Civil Service grade. For costs, payroll paybill information is broken down into its component parts i.e. salaries, allowances, employers pensions contributions etc.
For non-payroll costs, these are split between costs for consultancy and those of other non-payroll workers. Staffing numbers are as at the last day of the month for the reference month. Cost information is that for the reference month. For baseline 2010/11 returns, staffing numbers are as at 31 March 2011, and paybill costs are for the financial year 2010/11