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Royal United Hospital Bath BA1

Sector: Health

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust forecasts a staffing reduction of just under 88 full-time equivalent posts in 2010/11. The cuts are expected to be achieved through natural turnover.

The breakdown of the reduction is as follows (figures in full-time equivalent):

* Medical and dental - 4.83
* Scientific, therapeutic and technical - 9.7
* Allied health professionals - 8.69
* Healthcare scientists - 7.54
* Nursing, midwifery and health visitors - 19.92
* Clinical support - 18.1
* Managers - 3.5
* Admin and estates - 24.04

The Trust occupies a 52-acre site about 1½ miles from Bath city centre, and provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath and the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire.

Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

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