The total number of days that staff (firefighters and civilian employees) were absent due to a mental health related illness – 18011

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A request for information about the total number of days that staff (firefighters and civilian employees) were absent due to a mental health related illness – 18011

Ref: FOI/18011

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 10th January 2018

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

1) Please reveal the total number of days that staff (firefighters and civilian employees) were absent due to a mental health related illness (e.g. psychological disorders including anxiety, stress, depression) during the 2009/10 financial year.  Please also give the total number of staff for the same year.

2) Please reveal the total number of days that staff (firefighters and civilian employees) were absent due to a mental health related illness (e.g. psychological disorders including anxiety, stress, depression) during the 2010/11 financial year.  Please also give the total number of staff for the same year.

3) Please reveal the total number of days that staff (firefighters and civilian employees) were absent due to a mental health related illness (e.g. psychological disorders including anxiety, stress, depression) during the 2016/17 financial year.  Please also give the total number of staff for the same year.

Reply

Please find total number of days below that firefighters and civilian employees were absent due to a mental health related illness.

Total DaysDuty DaysNo of Employees(1st April)
2009/2010369023122595
2010/2011555734842532
2016/2017409524892011

 

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