Posts Tagged ‘Recruitment’

Staff shortages outweigh fears over funding, according to NHS trust leaders

Only one in four NHS trust leaders are confident they have the right staff numbers, quality and skill mix to deliver high quality healthcare for patients a...

Getting beyond the goodies when selling your specialty to the next generation

I justified a recent spa break by incorporating a trip to the Scottish Medical Training Careers Fair and doing my bit for anaesthetic recruitment. Now ...

Scottish recruitment crisis: “Consultant care must be available when patients need it”

NHS consultant vacancies are continuing to increase in Scotland. The official figures published by ISD Scotland show that there has been a 29% increase ...

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...