Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

NHS must act to reduce early retirement of ageing doctors, report says

The NHS workforce is ageing and employers must do more to support older doctors, a new report claims. The make-up of the UK population is changing and 1...

NHS losing staff in record numbers over long hours, research reveals

Record numbers of burnt-out NHS staff in England are quitting because they are fed up with spending too much time at work and not enough at home with their...

NHS must train staff to harness new technologies coming into healthcare

Genomics, data analytics and artificial intelligence must become prominent elements of the undergraduate curricula for healthcare professionals. That’...

Royal colleges call for increase to number of UK visas for overseas physicians

Senior doctors are calling on the UK government to make special provision to increase the number of doctors from outside the EEA. The call comes in resp...

Hundreds of hospital consultants say they’ll leave the NHS well before retirement age

The NHS faces a future without hundreds of senior skilled hospital doctors as they consider leaving the health service years before they would be expected ...

More than half of female surgeons have experienced workplace discrimination

More than half of female surgeons have faced or witnessed discrimination in the workplace, a survey suggests. Orthopaedics was seen as the most sexist o...

Double pressure of winter and workforce shortages highlighted in new report

Patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of paediatric doctors as seasonal pressures increase in tandem with a rise in children’s emergency adm...

Better workforce planning needed to avert NHS staffing crisis, says GMC

The GMC has called on the government to develop a more robust approach to workforce planning, with many doctors considering career changes and reduced hour...