Posts Tagged ‘Recruitment’

Recruitment agent guilty of faking locum CVs

A recruitment consultant who beefed up the CVs and references of applicants without their knowledge, securing them NHS medical locum positions, had been gi...

Promote primary care to attract new GPs

GPs are angry, well at least on social media they are. Primary care is struggling under massive demand. The Tories dangled the carrot of recruiting more G...

Facing up to a recruitment crisis in Scotland

I wonder how the provision of a trained doctor service in anaesthesia can be maintained in Scotland. To begin with, our training posts numbers are below...

“Professions must be open to all backgrounds”

Professions such as law, journalism and medicine must do more to widen their intake, David Cameron's social mobility adviser will say. Ex-Labour minister ...

Former minister says Army A&E plan “worrying”

A proposal to bring in Army medics to cover a shortage of doctors is "deeply worrying", MP Yvette Cooper says. The A&E unit in Pontefract, run by Mi...

No guarantee of jobs for UK medical graduates

It may not be possible to guarantee all future UK medical school graduates a place on the foundation programme, two new reports are warning. A surge in ap...

Job plan holds key to better work-life balance

Striking a better work-life balance through the job planning process is essential to reducing the stress of O&G consultants and improving the attractiv...

New code sets out recruiters’ responsibilities

Does this conversation sound familiar? Mum: “How’s your training going?” Me: “I’m starting a new job next week.” Mum: “Where’s that, the...

Medical students run risk of unemployment

Two per cent of final year medical students will not receive a place on a 2011 Foundation Programme when places are allocated in December. The UK Foundati...

Selecting doctors on an uneven playing field

Figures from the UK Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) show that, from 2002 to 2008, medical students were between 4.5 and 7.2 times (depe...

Legal challenge over juniors’ employment rights

A legal challenge has been issued to the government over decisions it has made which deprive junior doctors of key labour protection rights. Lawyers emplo...