WTE

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WTE

(Worst Term Ever) The most poorly conceived high-tech term. There are always candidates. In the late 1990s, one was "intranet." In the 2010s, "Internet of Things" has been put on the list. See Internet of Things and naming fiascos.
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We want to reduce the whole time equivalent numbers in a variety of ways.
Acting chief executive David Roberts said: "George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, like all other NHS trusts, has been requested to reduce its whole time equivalent head count by 2.
The figures, released by ISD Scotland, show that under this Government the NHS Scotland workforce, excluding GPs and dentists, has increased by almost 9%, with over 11,000 more whole time equivalent (WTE) staff.
The survey revealed: a shortage of 46 whole time equivalent GPs.
The Royal College of Emergency Consultants recommends that departments should have 10 Whole Time Equivalent (WTE) consultants but Freedom of Information requests have revealed that many hospitals across Wales do not come close to hitting this baseline.
There has been no mention of compulsory redundancies, we want to reduce the whole time equivalent numbers in a variety of ways.
4 million additional available working days a year for NHS staff, equivalent to an extra 14 900 whole time equivalent staff, with an estimated annual direct cost saving of 555million [pounds sterling].