Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

NHS Providers calls on next government to tackle NHS workforce challenges

NHS staff are opting to stack shelves in supermarkets rather than work in healthcare because of years of poor pay rises. This is the message from Chris ...

Royal colleges call for greater investment in NHS workforce from next government

The Royal College of Physicians is calling on the next government to place patient care at the centre of the Brexit negotiations. As the General Electio...

Nursing numbers aren’t improving and patient safety is being risked

The under staffing of nurses has not improved over the past 12 months and continues to represent a worrying patient safety issue, a survey finds. UNISON...

GP exodus from the NHS predicted within five years by research

Around two in every five GPs in the South West have said they intend to quit within the next five years, exposing the magnitude of the region’s impending...

Women still under represented in senior NHS roles, study finds

The gender balance on NHS boards is improving, but there is still a lack of women in key roles, such as medical director and chief financial officer, a rep...

More nurses needed in the NHS to support consultant productivity

NHS consultants are becoming less productive, a report warns. The report, called A year of plenty? An analysis of NHS finances and consultant productivi...

NHS staff survey reveals “commitment and resilience” of the workforce despite pressures

NHS staff are showing great resilience in the face of mounting pressure, the annual survey of the workforce reveals. The 2016 NHS Staff Survey, to which...

Manchester trusts recruit first wave of doctors from Indian hospital

Trusts in Greater Manchester have agreed to host 20 doctors from Apollo Hospitals in India, following an agreement with Health Education England last year....

“A milestone for the HCSA that places us at the national negotiating table in our own right”

I am now delighted to announce to all our members that as from now the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association is formally recognised by NHS Emplo...

HCSA wins national bargaining rights for NHS doctors in England

The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association has been given national bargaining rights for all grades of doctor in England by NHS Employers. Rec...

Pressure of NHS work encouraging consultants to retire early

Mounting work pressure in the NHS is pushing many consultant physicians to consider early retirement, a census reveals. Focus on Physicians shows that 2...