Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

Rota gaps, unfilled posts and sickness absence are the new NHS normal, census reveals

Rota gaps, unfilled posts and high levels of reported sickness absence continue to dog the NHS, a census of physicians reveals. The annual census, by th...

One in five NHS doctors “suffers or witnesses” sexual harassment

One in five doctors has been sexually harassed or witnessed it at work, with offences including explicit text messages or emails or being groped, propositi...

NHS staff crisis deepens as 40% of GPs take early retirement or cut hours

Four in ten GPs have taken early retirement or slashed their hours because of a pensions crisis in the NHS. Campaigners warned last night the crisis is ...

NHS junior doctors vote in favour of improvements to their contract

Juniors have voted in favour in the referendum to support improvements to the 2016 contract. Eighty-two per cent of the BMA doctors who voted – or 9,4...

Doctors will leave the NHS unless pension taxation is overhauled, government warned

The NHS is on the cusp of a major workforce crisis and that patients will suffer unless there is significant reform to pension taxation. These are the v...

NHS chairs and non-executives getting more white and more male, report finds

The chairs and non-executive directors on boards that run NHS organisations in England have become less diverse over the last 15 years, with fewer people o...

Interim People Plan sets out future of NHS workforce and nurse recruitment

The Government has launched its Interim People Plan, with the aim of recruiting an extra 40,000 nurses to the NHS over the next five years. The People P...

GP numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years, analysis reveals

GP numbers are falling in the NHS, research suggests. An analysis by the Nuffield Trust for the BBC shows the number of GPs per 100,000 people has falle...

Gender pay gap continues in medicine with men dominating consultant positions

The continued dominance of men in senior medical positions is one of the main causes of the gender pay gap in medicine, an NHS review led by a UCL academic...

Future of cancer care endangered by clinical oncologist shortages, report says

Cancer centres are facing a workforce crisis with widespread staff shortages, a royal college report shows. The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) annu...

International Women’s Day: male NHS leaders need to promote gender equality

Male leaders in the NHS must promote greater gender representation among its workforce and especially at the highest levels. That is the central message...