FOI Request - Staff Sickness due to Mental Health

Request 101003424542

1. How many sickness days for the reason of mental health (including stress, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder etc.) were taken in your local authority each year since 2018/19?  

Please provide information for your council’s teaching-related staff:  

Primary and Secondary teachers and head teachers  
Other teaching support staff in primary and secondary schools
Nursery staff (all nursery staff, including teaching support staff etc.)  

Response 22-11-2023


Year Total Days Absent due to Depression/Stress/Anxiety for Teaching/Non-Teaching & Nursery Staff
2018/19 4301
2019/20 4988
2020/21 5389
2021/22 6337
2022/23 10996


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