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4. Summary

Workforce

The total whole time equivalent (WTE) radiotherapy radiographic workforce in the UK is 3217. The total WTE of APs/TAPs is 121.

Looking just at the NHS, the total WTE therapeutic radiographer workforce (radiographers and APs/TAPs) is 3105 consisting of 2985 WTE therapeutic radiographers and 120 WTE APs/TAPs.

Vacancies

The total vacancy rate for the radiotherapy radiographic workforce in the UK (NHS and non-NHS) is 6.14% (total vacancies 197.27; total workforce 3217).

Within the NHS, the vacancy rate for therapeutic radiographers is 6.43% and the vacancy rate for associated APs/TAPs is 4.39%.

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