Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

Matt Hancock calls for more clinicians to move into NHS leadership roles

The Health and Social Care Secretary has called for improved recruitment of clinicians into senior hospital management roles. Launching the FMLM’s rev...

Trainee doctors suffering from burnout as demands on hospital medicine increase

A quarter of trainee doctors are suffering from burnout with their NHS hospitals characterised by poor handovers, inadequate inductions and gaps in rotas. ...

NHS staff shortages to rise from 100,000 to almost 250,000 by 2030

NHS staff shortages could rise to 350,000 in future if more is not done to improve recruitment, think tanks warn. A new analysis predicts an increase in...

Rewarding some front line care staff with pay-rises and not others “grossly unfair”

Efforts to integrate health and care services will be undermined if some health and care staff are awarded a pay-rise while others miss out, the NHS Confed...

One in five NHS doctors were victims of bullying or harassment last year

Bullying and harassment are still common in the NHS and staff say their personal and working lives are seriously affected by it. That’s the conclusion...

Nepalese doctor who’s lived in the UK for 16 years to be deported

A Nepalese NHS doctor who has lived in Britain for almost 16 years faces deportation after being told to take her ‘skills and experience’ back to her h...

Brexit: new annual cost of employing overseas NHS staff to hit £490 million

Employing overseas healthcare staff could cost up to £490 million a year post-Brexit. That's according to RCP president-elect Dr Andrew Goddard. He war...

Early retirement of hospital doctors adds to workforce crisis in England and Wales

Hospital doctors in England and Wales are increasingly choosing to take early retirement. Figures from the NHS Business Services Authority reveal that t...

Is the phrase ‘junior doctor’ demeaning to highly skilled NHS trainees?

Orthopaedic surgeon Scarlett McNally is leading a study – commissioned by Health Education England – to suggest an alternative name to ‘junior doctor...

Gaps in hospital rotas putting doctors under pressure and patients at risk

There are too few doctors on hospital shifts and its forcing those that are on duty to take on the work of more than one doctor. The report by the BMA r...