Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

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...