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4. Summary

Workforce

The total whole time equivalent (WTE) radiotherapy radiographic workforce (therapeutic radiographers and APs/TAPs) in the UK is 3353.5.

Looking just at the NHS, the total WTE therapeutic radiographer workforce is 3226.0 consisting of 3096.9 WTE therapeutic radiographers and 129.0 WTE APs/TAPs.

Vacancies

The total vacancy rate for the radiotherapy radiographic workforce in the UK (NHS and non-NHS) is 6.2%.

Within the NHS, the vacancy rate for therapeutic radiographers is 6.0% and the vacancy rate for associated APs/TAPs is 10.8%.

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