Across Wales, Swansea primaries had the most improved attendance rates of all 22 local education authorities last year, while those in Merthyr Tydfil had the highest overall absence rate
In July, figures showed the NEAS recorded a sickness absence rate
New figures show our region's ambulance service recorded a sickness absence rate
THE Welsh Ambulance Service continues to have the highest sickness absence rate
of any NHS service, new figures have revealed.
At the same time, the region's absence rate
has decreased from 2.
The company told Siptu the absence rate
is currently 12%, of which 10% was attributable to the sick pay scheme.
Education Minister Huw Lewis said the falling absence rate
was "excellent news".
Sickness absence rates
have fallen for both men and women since 1993, with men consistently having a lower sickness absence rate
The Labour Force Survey revealed that in workers aged 16 and over, men consistently had a lower sickness absence rate
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