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All figures are shown in Chapter 4. Results from the survey

Figure 1: Distribution of diagnostic radiographers in terms of place of work

Figure 2: Age distribution of diagnostic radiographers

Figure 3: Qualification held by diagnostic radiographers on entry to the profession

Figure 4: Common areas of practice for diagnostic radiographers

Figure 5: Distribution of pay bands for diagnostic radiographers 

Figure 6: Length of time in current pay band for diagnostic radiographers  

Figure 7: Banding expectations of diagnostic radiographers who were later banded 5   

Figure 8: Banding expectations of diagnostic radiographers who were later banded 6   

Figure 9: Banding expectations of diagnostic senior II radiographers who were later banded 6   

Figure 10: Banding expectations of diagnostic senior II radiographers who were later banded 7   

Figure 11: Banding expectations of diagnostic senior I radiographers who were later banded 6   

Figure 12: Banding expectations of diagnostic senior I radiographers who were later banded 7   

Figure 13: Banding expectations of diagnostic superintendent IV radiographers who were later banded 7   

Figure 14: Banding expectations of diagnostic superintendent III radiographers who were later banded 7   

Figure 15: Banding expectations of diagnostic superintendent III radiographers who were later banded 8a   

Figure 16: Strategic health authority distribution of diagnostic radiographers who underwent appeal   

Figure 17: Distribution in terms of Whitley Council grades for diagnostic radiographers who appealed against their AfC banding   

Figure 18: Successful appeals against AfC banding by diagnostic radiographers in terms of their previous Whitley Council grades   

Figure 19: Perceived fairness of AfC band in terms of the ethnicity of diagnostic radiographers   

Figure 20: Diagnostic radiographers’ perception of fairness of band in terms of the CPF   

Figure 21: Fairness of their AfC band as perceived by diagnostic radiographers   

Figure 22: Time elapsed since last appraisal   

Figure 23: Time elapsed since last appraisal in terms of whether the CPF is in place in the diagnostic radiographers' department   

Figure 24: Common reasons for not having had an appraisal since the implementation of AfC  

Figure 25: Diagnostic radiographers’ familiarity with the KSF competencies for their role   

Figure 26: Diagnostic radiographers who had had an appraisal which involved use of the KSF   

Figure 27: Use of the KSF at appraisal in terms of diagnostic radiographers' banding   

Figure 28: Use of the KSF at appraisal in terms of whether the CPF is in place in the diagnostic radiographers’ department   

Figure 29: Career development opportunities in terms of diagnostic radiographers’ age   

Figure 30: Career development opportunities in terms of diagnostic radiographers’ banding  

Figure 31: Expectation of whether development opportunities might lead to pay band progression in terms of part time versus full time
status for diagnostic radiographers   

Figure 32: Expectation of whether development opportunities for diagnostic radiographers might lead to pay band progression expressed according to current pay band   

Figure 33: Common reasons why diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively feel that development opportunities identified at appraisal are unlikely to lead to progression to the next pay band   

Figure 34: Diagnostic radiographers’ opinions on whether the development opportunities available are what they wanted to support their career development   

Figure 35: Opinions of diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively towards the development opportunities identified at appraisal   

Figure 36: CPD activities commonly cited by diagnostic radiographers   

Figure 37: Distribution of diagnostic radiographers receiving protected study time by SHA region   

Figure 38: Distribution of diagnostic radiographers’ protected study time by pay banding   

Figure 39: Distribution of all staff group responses in terms of perceived barriers   

Figure 40: Perceived barriers for full-time diagnostic radiographers in terms of their pay banding   

Figure 41: Reasons given as barriers to career progression by diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively   

Figure 42: Distribution of responses in terms of assistance with career progression for all staff groups   

Figure 43: Diagnostic radiographers’ perception of assistance with career progression in terms of pay banding   

Figure 44: Reasons cited by diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively which are perceived to have assisted career progression   

Figure 45: Diagnostic radiographers' change in morale since AfC   

Figure 46: Effect of AfC on diagnostic radiographers’ morale in terms of pay bands   

Figure 47: Perceived impact of AfC in assisting career progression for all staff groups   

Figure 48: Reasons cited by diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively as to whether AfC assists with career progression   

Figure 49: Present-day AfC voting intentions of diagnostic radiographers   

Figure 50: Present-day AfC voting intentions of diagnostic radiographers in terms of pay band   

Figure 51: Distribution of therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 52: Age distribution of therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 53: Gender and age distribution of therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 54: Qualification held by therapeutic radiographers on entry to the profession   

Figure 55: Common areas of practice for therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 56: Distribution of pay bands for therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 57: Length of time in current pay band for therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 58: Banding expectations of senior II radiographers who were later banded 6   

Figure 59: Banding expectations of senior I radiographers who were later banded 6  

Figure 60: Banding expectations of senior I radiographers who were later banded 7   

Figure 61: Banding expectations of superintendent III radiographers who were later banded 7  

Figure 62: Banding expectations of superintendent III radiographers who were later banded 8a   

Figure 63: Strategic health authority distribution of therapeutic radiographers who underwent appeal   

Figure 64: Distribution in terms of Whitley Council grades for therapeutic radiographers who appealed against their AfC banding   

Figure 65: Successful appeals against AfC banding by therapeutic radiographers in terms of their previous Whitley Council grades   

Figure 66: Perceived fairness of AfC band in terms of the ethnicity of therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 67: Perception of fairness in terms of the CPF   

Figure 68: Fairness of their AfC band as perceived by therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 69: Time elapsed since last appraisal for therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 70: Time elapsed since last appraisal in terms of whether the CPF is in place in the therapeutic radiographers' department   

Figure 71: Common reasons for not having had an appraisal since the implementation of AfC   

Figure 72: Therapeutic radiographers familiar with the NHS KSF competencies for their role   

Figure 73: Therapeutic radiographers who had had an appraisal which involved use of the KSF   

Figure 74: Use of the KSF at appraisal in terms of therapeutic radiographers' banding   

Figure 75: Use of the KSF at appraisal in terms of whether the CPF is in place in the department   

Figure 76: Career development opportunities in terms of therapeutic radiographers' age   

Figure 77: Career development opportunities in terms of therapeutic radiographers’ banding  

Figure 78: Expectation of whether development opportunities might lead to pay band progression in terms of part time versus full time
status for therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 79: Expectations of whether development opportunities for therapeutic radiographers might lead to pay band progression expressed according to their current pay band   

Figure 80: Common reasons why diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively feel that development opportunities identified at appraisal are unlikely to lead to progression to the next pay band  

Figure 81: Therapeutic radiographers' opinions on whether development opportunities available are what they wanted to support their career development  

Figure 82: Opinions of diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively towards the development opportunities identified at appraisal   

Figure 83: CPD activities commonly cited by therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 84: Distribution of therapeutic radiographers’ protected study time by SHA region  

Figure 85: Distribution of therapeutic radiographers’ protected study time in terms of AfC band   

Figure 86: Distribution of all staff group responses in terms of perceived barriers   

Figure 87: Barriers perceived by therapeutic radiographers in terms of their pay banding   

Figure 88: Reasons given by diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively as barriers to career progression 

Figure 89: Assistance with therapeutic radiographers’ career progression in terms of their pay banding

Figure 90: Reasons cited by diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively which are perceived to have assisted career progression   

Figure 91: Therapeutic radiographers' change in morale since AfC  

Figure 92: Effect of AfC on therapeutic radiographers’ morale in terms of their pay bands   

Figure 93: Distribution of responses in terms of assistance with career progression for all staff groups   

Figure 94: Reasons cited by diagnostic and therapeutic staff collectively as to whether AfC assists with career progression   

Figure 95: Present-day AfC voting intentions of therapeutic radiographers   

Figure 96: Present-day AfC voting intentions of therapeutic radiographers in terms of pay band   

Figure 97: Distribution of assistant practitioners and HCAs in terms of place of work   

Figure 98: Distribution of pay bands for assistant practitioners and HCAs  

Figure 99: Length of time in current pay band for assistant practitioners and HCAs  

Figure 100: Perceived fairness of AfC band in terms of the ethnicity of assistant practitioners and HCAs 

Figure 101: Fairness of AfC band in terms of the CPF, as perceived by assistant practitioners and HCAs  

Figure 102: Fairness of their AfC band as perceived by assistant practitioners and HCAs   

Figure 103 Time elapsed since last appraisal for assistant practitioners and HCAs   

Figure 104: Assistant practitioners’ and HCAs’ familiarity with the KSF competencies for their role  

Figure 105: Assistant practitioners and HCAs who had received an appraisal which involved use of the KSF   

Figure 106: Assistant practitioners' and HCAs' opinions of whether available development opportunities are what they wanted to support
their careers   

Figure 107: CPD activities commonly cited by assistant practitioners and HCAs   

Figure 108: Distribution of protected study time for assistant practitioners and HCAs    113

Figure 109: Distribution of all staff group responses in terms of perceived barriers  

Figure 110: Perceived barriers to career progression for assistant practitioners and HCAs in terms of their pay banding   

Figure 111: Distribution of responses for all staff groups in terms of assistance with career progression   

Figure 112: Assistance with career progression in terms of assistant practitioners’ and HCAs’ pay banding   

Figure 113: Assistant practitioners' and HCAs' change in morale since AfC   

Figure 114: Effects of AfC on morale for all staff groups  

Figure 115: Present-day AfC voting intentions of assistant practitioners and HCAs  

Figure 116: Present-day AfC voting intentions of assistant practitioners and HCAs in terms of pay band 

Figure 117: Career development opportunities identified for band 5 diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively, compared with
length of time qualified   

Figure 118: Career development opportunities identified for band 6 diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively, compared with
length of time qualified   

Figure 119: Career development opportunities identified for band 7 diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively, compared with
length of time qualified   

Figure 120: Career development opportunities identified for band 8a diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively, compared with
length of time qualified  

Figure 121: Career development opportunities identified for band 8b diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively, compared with length of time qualified  

Figure 122: AfC voting intentions of band 5 diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers collectively, compared with length of time qualified   

Figure 123: New graduate radiographer responses to career progression under Annex T   

Figure 124: Radiographers receiving on call payments at AfC rates   

Figure 125: Radiographers receiving on call payments at Whitley Council rates   

 

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