Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

Many European doctors working in the NHS are considering returning home

A BMA survey of European doctors working in the UK has found that almost half are considering leaving following the EU referendum result, with almost one i...

Cut work hours and bureaucracy if NHS trusts want to retain older doctors

NHS employers should optimise the clinical contribution of older doctors while offering to reduce their working hours, if they want to retain them. This...

NHS trusts accused of ‘backdoor’ privatisation over staff subsidiary firms

Health trusts have been accused of taking a first step towards privatisation by transferring the employment of support staff to new subsidiary companies. ...

Nursing numbers are falling as a potentially challenging winter for the NHS approaches

The number of nurses and health visitors employed by the NHS has fallen for the first time on a year-on-year basis since April 2013, according to a new ana...

Campaign seeks to rename ‘junior’ doctor title in a bid to improve morale

Support is growing for a campaign to rename the role of junior or trainee doctors. Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, said doctors needed job...

Hunt pledges to “jump-start nurse training” despite Brexit challenges to NHS staffing

Five thousand extra trainee nurses places will be created next year to boost the number of home-grown NHS staff. This is the key message from Health Sec...

NHS facing a nursing crisis as it heads into winter with staff shortages, report says

Hospitals are facing a staffing crisis this winter, the RCN has warned. More than 30,000 nurses were surveyed to gain a snapshot of their experiences on...

EU migrants working in the NHS will be able to stay post Brexit, PM suggests

Medical leaders have welcomed the Prime Minister's commitment to EU citizens living in the UK following Brexit. In a high profile speech on Brexit, The...

Three quarters of medical specialties in the NHS face shortages of doctors

The NHS is facing a staffing crisis with three quarters of medical specialities facing shortages of doctors going forward. Figures obtained by the BMA s...

New figures reveal the extent of damaging staff shortages in the NHS

The number of vacancies in the NHS has soared by 12% over the last year, according to figures released by NHS Digital. The number of full-time equivalen...

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 ...