Posts Tagged ‘Managers’

Financial pressures are damaging quality of care

The quality of care that patients receive in the NHS is being damaged by the financial pressures, the chief executive of the NHS Confederation has warned. ...

Stop wasting NHS money on worrying about money

So back to the original question: how can the ever spiralling costs of delivering a high quality NHS free-at-the-point-of-use be met? In true political spe...

NHS execs take pay offs – then come back for more

A series of NHS executives who quit their posts with lucrative payoffs have been re-employed on temporary contracts worth thousand of pounds a day. In one...

“NHS is under-managed but over-administered”

The NHS is under-managed but over-administered, a report from the King’s Fund finds. It calls for a new style of leadership to overcome unprecedented fi...

Pay jumps by 4.5% for trust chief executives

The basic pay of NHS chief executives rose by an average 4.5% last year, research reveals. The NHS Boardroom Pay report, by Incomes Data Services, shows t...

Anger over ‘luxury junket’ for gay NHS managers

Health officials are spending thousands of pounds on a luxury residential course for gay, lesbian and bisexual NHS managers. The Department of Health ha...

NHS needs Charlies not testiculators

I learned a new word today; to 'testiculate'. Surprisingly this has several definitions, but the context in which I heard it was “to wave your arms aroun...

Which trust rode roughshod over this consultant?

It is not often that I get angry when representing members in disputes with their employing trusts, but this week saw an exception. Just put yourself in t...

“New leadership needed at Great Ormond St”

Dozens of consultants who are concerned about working conditions at Great Ormond Street Hospital are calling for the resignation of senior bosses. Around ...

Chief execs earn sizable bonuses on top of salary

NHS bosses are earning annual bonuses of tens of thousands of pounds on top of their six-figure salaries. Hundreds of chief executives, departmental dir...

Trusts unsympathetic to volcanic ash disaster

Readers of the regular bloggers on Hospital Dr will surely be impressed at the number of times they refer to accessing work e-mails whilst on holiday. Some...