Staff in psychiatric hospitals

Since 2006, the number of FTE in psychiatric hospitals (PH) has increased by 9.4%.[1]

More than half of the staff members can be found in the “nursing and care staff” category.

Evolution in the number of FTE in psychiatric hospitals by type of profession

If we look at the qualification of the nursing and care staff, we find that 71% of them are nurses. We see that the number of healthcare staff is decreasing and the number of graduates or bachelors is increasing.

Evolution in the number of FTEs
of nursing and care staff

 

[1] Source: Finhosta, FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment