5% of the time in the three months to June, compared to the overall absence rate
for the Welsh NHS of 5%.
Of six staff groups healthcare assistants and support workers had the highest absence rate
Education Minister Huw Lewis said the falling absence rate
was "excellent news".
According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre, sickness absence rate
climbed from 5.
43% absence rate
, ranking it fourth out of ten trusts.
The average absence rate
in the private sector is 5.
School sessions are classed as half days and Knowsley secondary school students have the highest unauthorised absence rate
, with 2.
Figures released by the Department for Education show the city's absence rate
for the 2011/12 school year stands at 5.
The Welsh Government released statistics yesterday that showed the average sickness absence rate
for January to March this year at the Health Board was 4.
Summary: More than 45,000 NHS workers call in sick each day - around one and a half times the absence rate
seen in the private sector
Manufacturers in the West Midlands are suffering the highest sickness absence rate
among employees in the country, a report has revealed.
Full-time workers in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations had an absence rate