Posts Tagged ‘Managers’

NHS nurses, midwives, managers and directors pay scales for 2016/2017

Nurses and midwives in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have received a 1% pay increase for 2016/2017 after the four UK governments accepted t...

Why are trust boards so unbalanced?

“Time like an ever rolling stream bears all its sons away” (Issac Watts) I find it hard to believe that nearly six months has passed since I cleared m...

Open letter on respecting NHS managers

As leaders in health and care we know that NHS managers make an essential contribution to the delivery of high quality services to the people of this count...

Measuring the competence of NHS managers

I had a thought the other day while having a discussion with some trainees. We were going through the e-portfolio, which is a chore. There are numerous...

Replace fear-driven change with ambition

NHS change will be delivered through burning ambition, not fear of a burning platform. These are the words of the head of the NHS Confederation, who has ...

Future of hospitals – round up of key conference talks

The recent Hospital Directions Conference covered the big issues affecting the future of the NHS. Here is a round up of key stories from the event: Livin...

Employers try to block staff pay rises next year

The NHS Employers' organisation, which represents managers and employers, says there should be no across-the-board pay rise in 2014-2015. It has made th...

Are managers finally set to become more accountable?

Directors in charge of care homes and hospitals that allow neglect and abuse to take place could be held personally and criminally accountable for failures...

Board member pay in trusts falls into line

Pay for non-medical senior board directors in the NHS has remained frozen for the second year running, a survey reveals. Across all English NHS trusts, th...

“CQC to make NHS managers more accountable”

The new health secretary threw his weight behind his predecessor's reforms and called for improved care of older people. Jeremy Hunt described Andrew Lans...

Olive branch for docs and managers who fall out

The troubled relationships between powerful doctors and managers date back to the creation of the NHS - but now a think tank claims to have developed a sol...