Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

One in five doctors feels overwhelmed at work every day, RCP survey reveals

More than two thirds of doctors (69%) have felt overwhelmed at least once while at work in the past three weeks, according to a survey by the Royal Colleg...

Thousands of excess deaths caused by crowding in Emergency Departments, report finds

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine says at least 4,519 patients have died as a result of crowding and 12 hour stays in Emergency Departments in Engla...

NHS facing shortage of medical consultants as unfilled posts hit ten-year high, data shows

The proportion of unfilled medical consultant posts across the UK is at its highest level in almost a decade, according to a census conducted by the medic...

Sexism is widespread and under reported in NHS medicine, survey shows

Nine out of ten women doctors in the UK have experienced sexism at work with 42% feeling they could not report it. That’s the findings of a BMA surve...

NHS Backlog: clinicians are being forced to work overtime often unpaid

Thousands of doctors and nursing staff say they feel under pressure from employers to work extra shifts, often unpaid. Some doctors say they are alread...

More progress needed to achieve gender equality in NHS leadership

NHS leadership that more fairly represents women in senior roles is “essential, overdue and needed now”, according to a report. The NHS Confederat...

Social care facing staffing crisis over Immigration Bill

Social care is facing a staffing crisis due to the Government’s Immigration Bill. The Immigration Bill, which has been given initial approval by MPs...

Cancer waits will rise due to staff shortages and Covid-19

The supply of specialist cancer doctors is continuing to fall behind NHS demand, says the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). Oncology leaders at the...

Government must tackle ‘shocking rate’ of burnout among doctors, says BMA

A new study reveals almost a third of doctors could be suffering burnout or stress. These findings are alarming and strongly reinforce precisely what ...

Third of NHS doctors are stressed and ‘burnt out’, research reveals

Almost a third of NHS doctors may be ‘burnt out’ and stressed, research suggests. The findings indicate that doctors working in emergency medicine a...

Many SAS doctors are commonly bullied, undermined and harassed in the NHS

SAS and trust grade doctors are commonly facing rudeness, incivility, belittling and humiliation in the workplace. That’s the conclusion of ground-bre...