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Table 5 Average 1 WTE adult staff- to- patient ratios for all units

From: Mapping the UK renal psychosocial workforce: the first comprehensive workforce survey

  2001 2017 2002 Recommendations
  Dialysis RRT Dialysis RRT Dialysis RRT
Renal Psychologistsa Unavailable 1: 15233 1: 1053 1: 2252 Not known 1: 1000/500
Renal Social Workers Unavailable 1: 693 1: 642 1: 1373 1: 70 1: 140
  1. aWhen taking psychology and counselling/psychotherapy services together, the 2017 establishment is 1:668 for dialysis patients and 1:1429 for RRT patients
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