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Table 2 Staff establishment at health facilities in Epworth between 2009 and 2014

From: Health personnel retention strategies in a peri-urban community: an exploratory study on Epworth, Zimbabwe

Facility type Managers Nursing staff Other cadres Total
Mission clinic 1 sister in charge 2 primary counsellors, 6 registered general nurses and 2 primary care nurses 1 environmental health officer/technician and 4 nurse aides 15
Municipal clinic 1 1 sister in charge 11 registered general nurses, 6 midwives, 1 state-certified nurse, 3 primary care nurses, 2 primary counsellors 1 pharmacy technician, 3 laboratory scientists, 3 ambulance drivers, 1 environmental health officer and 11 nurse aides 42
Municipal clinic 2 1 sister in charge 13 registered general nurses 1 dispensary assistant, 1 environmental technician, 5 nurse aides and 1 pharmacy technician 21
Private clinic 1 general practitioner 1 registered general nurse, 1 primary care nurse 2 nurse aides 4
Private clinic 1 general practitioner 1 registered general nurse 3 nurse aides, 1 lab pathologist, 1 radiologist and 1 dental surgeon 7
Private clinic 1 general practitioner 1 registered general nurse, 1 midwife 2 nurse aides 4
Private clinic 1 general practitioner 2 registered general nurses 1 nurse aide 3
Private clinic 1 general medical practitioner 1 primary care nurse 0 1
Private clinic 1 general practitioner 2 registered general nurses 0 2
Private clinic 1 general practitioner   2 nurse aides 2
Total   56 45 101