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FOI 4662 / April 2024 / Registered Nurses within your Organisation

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold the information you have requested.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 – I am writing to you under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information regarding the staffing of registered nurses within your organisation:

The total number of Registered Nurses employed by your organization.

Please provide this information by headcount.

However, if headcount data is unavailable, Whole-Time Equivalent (WTE) figures would suffice.


Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) currently employ one Registered Nurse (FTE 0.6).

Additionally, we also employ, an agency nurse for two days per week.


We hope you find this information useful.




Incident and other data is published on our transparency site. Incident Data (

Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on our website

All requests will be anonymised and no personal information including contact details will be disclosed as part of this process.




Thank you for your interest in Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, we hope this satisfies your request.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to apply for an internal review.

Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be sent to or sent to our postal address: Internal Review, System & Data Information Governance Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB.

Please ensure you quote the above reference number in all future communications.