Met Police sickness absence (3)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0531
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What were the leading causes of sickness absence in the Met Police in 2013? Please break these down by the number of days attributed to each reason for sickness absence.

Answer

Answer for Met Police sickness absence (3)

Answer for Met Police sickness absence (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The table below shows the number of working days lost (WDL) to sickness covering the period 1st January 2013 and 31st of December 2013 in each of the sickness categories.  The 'top 3' categories are highlighted.

Police WDL

Police Staff WDL

PCSOs WDL

All Groups WDL

Absence Reason Not Recorded

0

0%

46

0%

0

0%

46

0%

Cardiac/Circulatory or Metabolic

7,010

3%

4,189

4%

596

3%

11,794

3%

Digestive Disorder

21,487

9%

11,964

10%

1,936

8%

35,388

9%

Ear/Eye

2,683

1%

1,969

2%

627

3%

5,279

1%

Genito-Urinary/Gynaecological

4,603

2%

3,291

3%

634

3%

8,528

2%

Headache/Migraine

4,876

2%

3,225

3%

824

4%

8,925

2%

Infectious Diseases

5,594

2%

3,275

3%

604

3%

9,474

3%

Miscellaneous

64,411

27%

32,267

28%

5,071

22%

101,749

27%

Musculo-Skeletal

60,065

25%

20,176

18%

4,866

21%

85,107

23%

Nervous System Disorders

2,636

1%

1,353

1%

124

1%

4,113

1%

Psychological Disorders

43,530

18%

18,484

16%

4,996

22%

67,010

18%

Respiratory

20,446

9%

14,032

12%

2,477

11%

36,956

10%

Skin

1,788

1%

784

1%

319

1%

2,891

1%

Grand Total

239,129

115,056

23,075

377,259