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Safe staffing levels


All NHS hospitals in England and Wales are required to publish information about nurse staffing levels on wards, including the number of shifts meeting their agreed levels.

At Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust we:

Who is not included?

Each ward has a ward manager and the support of a modern matron or equivalent, who provide leadership, management and support. Each ward is also supported by a team of specialists who have an important impact on the safety and effectiveness of care.

The following roles are not included in the analysis of nurse staffing levels:

  • the ward manager
  • the modern matron
  • specialists such as medics, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and psychologists

Further information

For more information about staffing levels across our wards please contact Ros Alstead, Director of Nursing and Clinical Standards on 01865 902217

The nurse staffing levels for every NHS provider across the country are published each month on the NHS Choices website: select the hospital/site you are interested in to see information about that site. Our use NHS choices hospital finder.

Last updated: 15 June, 2018

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We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.

For health information and advice, read our article on coronavirus under News.