Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

Mounting crisis in clinical oncology workforce with too many consultant posts vacant

The oncology workforce is under strain and a census has revealed an urgent need to address longstanding issues in workforce planning. The Royal College ...

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...

GMC fears “state of unease” among doctors and promises “light touch” approach

The NHS is struggling to cope with demand and its putting doctors under intense pressure. This is the conclusion of the GMC’s annual report on The sta...