Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

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...

Hundreds of hospital consultants say they’ll leave the NHS well before retirement age

The NHS faces a future without hundreds of senior skilled hospital doctors as they consider leaving the health service years before they would be expected ...

More than half of female surgeons have experienced workplace discrimination

More than half of female surgeons have faced or witnessed discrimination in the workplace, a survey suggests. Orthopaedics was seen as the most sexist o...

Double pressure of winter and workforce shortages highlighted in new report

Patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of paediatric doctors as seasonal pressures increase in tandem with a rise in children’s emergency adm...

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...