Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

Reaction to the GMC’s The State of Medical Education and Practice 2019 report

Professor Dame Jane Dacre, President at the Medical Protection Society, said: “This report echoes our own concerns about the increasing level of burno...

More medical student places needed to avoid impending NHS workforce crisis

Doctors are striving to achieve better work-life balance and it has significant implications for workforce planning, a GMC report reveals. The state of ...

Restricting migration will compromise NHS in time of staff shortages

People born outside the UK account for almost a quarter of all staff working in hospitals and a fifth of all health and social care staff in the UK. The N...

Progress made on doctor recruitment but more needs to be done

More doctors entered GP training and other shortage-hit specialties this year but support must be stepped up to continue this trend, a GMC report finds. ...

Three quarters of doctors face ‘Superdoctor Syndrome’ and risk burnout

Nearly three quarters (72%) of doctors surveyed in the UK say they will always come into work, even when they are too unwell, fatigued or stressed to be pr...

Doctors recruited into problem specialties but NHS still reliant on overseas doctors

More doctors entered GP training and other shortage-hit specialties this year but support must be stepped up to continue this trend, a GMC report finds. ...

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...