Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

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...