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Table 3 Workforce

From: Adult mental health provision in England: a national survey of acute day units

 NHS-ADUJoint/voluntary
Total # staff
Median (range)
# teams employing staff in role n/22Total # staff
Median (range)
# teams employing staff in role n/15
Nurses3 (1–10)182 (1–3)6
Consultant psychiatrists1 (1–2)1300
Other medical staff2 (1–6)900
Social workers1 (1)22 (1–2)2
Occupational therapists2 (1–6)1600
Psychologists1 (1–2)1100
Graduate MH workers1100
Pharmacists1 (1)600
Support workers3 (1–10)173 (2–4)10
Mental health project workers00101
Crisis recovery workers00121
Administrative staff1 (1–2)1200
Peer support workers1 (1–16)33 (1–13)6
Counsellors002 (1–2)2
Students1 (1–7)811
Volunteers1 (1–8)761