Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

NHS Backlog: clinicians are being forced to work overtime often unpaid

Thousands of doctors and nursing staff say they feel under pressure from employers to work extra shifts, often unpaid. Some doctors say they are alread...

NHS doctors fear it will take years for the NHS to recover from pandemic

Many doctors fear the NHS will take years to recover from the challenges of the Covid pandemic A survey by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) shows ...

More progress needed to achieve gender equality in NHS leadership

NHS leadership that more fairly represents women in senior roles is “essential, overdue and needed now”, according to a report. The NHS Confederat...

Social care facing staffing crisis over Immigration Bill

Social care is facing a staffing crisis due to the Government’s Immigration Bill. The Immigration Bill, which has been given initial approval by MPs...

Cancer waits will rise due to staff shortages and Covid-19

The supply of specialist cancer doctors is continuing to fall behind NHS demand, says the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). Oncology leaders at the...

Government must tackle ‘shocking rate’ of burnout among doctors, says BMA

A new study reveals almost a third of doctors could be suffering burnout or stress. These findings are alarming and strongly reinforce precisely what ...

Third of NHS doctors are stressed and ‘burnt out’, research reveals

Almost a third of NHS doctors may be ‘burnt out’ and stressed, research suggests. The findings indicate that doctors working in emergency medicine a...

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...