Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

Health secretary says NHS will become self-sufficient in providing own doctors

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pledged £100m to make England self-sufficient in supplying its own doctors to the NHS. The number of medical school pl...

“NHS needs investment to modernise, not the disinvestment currently being imposed”

An RCP report was released this week suggesting the NHS is under-funded, under-doctored and over-stretched. Here's the reaction:  Dr Johnny Marshall, D...

Concerns for child health services as paediatric units struggle to fill doctor rotas

Doctors have expressed serious fears for the future of paediatric services as research shows gaps on rotas are increasing. The annual Rota Vacancies and...

Portfolio careers vital to retain older consultants in the NHS, report says

An ageing workforce in key specialties is one of the biggest challenges the NHS faces, a report claims. The report, called Age and the Anaesthetist, exa...

Funding cuts and staff shortages jeopardising Five Year Forward View

The greatest threats to the delivery of the Five Year Forward View in the NHS are funding constraints and workforce shortages. This is the finding of a ...

Surgery: more development of non-medical practitioner roles needed to meet demands

Surgery could miss out on the valuable skills non-medical practitioners, such as physician associates, surgical first assistants and advanced nurse practit...

Recruiting and upskilling non medical workforce holds key to improving NHS care

The only way for the NHS to cope with rising demand is to equip NHS nursing, community and support staff with additional skills. That’s the conclusion...

Poor workforce planning and funding leads to continued need to recruit nurses from overseas

The committee which advises the government on migration has reluctantly recommended that nurses remain on the shortage occupation list (SOL) - while criti...

Doctors training as specialists at all-time low, leaked figures show

The number of young medics applying to continue their career in the health service by becoming specialists has plunged to a new low, according to leaked NH...

A more “convincing plan” is needed from government to close the £22bn NHS black hole

The Government does not have a convincing plan for closing the £22 billion efficiency gap and avoid an NHS black hole in finances, a committee of MPs conc...

Third of NHS professionals experiencing work-related stress, annual staff survey reveals

The annual NHS Staff Survey has revealed a number of challenges facing trusts with a third of respondents reporting work-related stress in the past 12 mont...