Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust: Improving Junior Doctors’ Access To Educational Opportunities – NHS Employers

Case study of the use of rota re-design to make improvements around the delivery of education and training within core medical training (CMT). The trust engaged its junior doctors to understand what was needed to accommodate the new three-year curriculum requirements

Opening The Door To Change: NHS Safety Culture And The Need For Transformation – Care Quality Commission

Review aiming to understand the barriers to delivering safe care and to identify learning that can be applied to improve patient safety. It looks at issues that contribute to the occurrence of never events and wider patient safety incidents in

Fair care: A workforce strategy for social care – Institute for Public Policy Research

Adult social care is an essential public service and a growing part of our economy. However, the social care system in England faces a workforce crisis which is set to grow in the coming years; by 2028, we estimate there

Advancing medical professionalism – Royal College of Physicians

Report from the Royal College of Physicians that aims to help doctors improve their professionalism in practical ways.  The report focuses on seven key aspects of professional practice: doctor as healer patient partner team worker manager and leader learner and

Nursing degree apprenticeships: in poor health?: Eighth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Education Committee

Finds difficulties with the delivery of nursing apprenticeships.  The rate of progress in the development of nursing degree apprenticeships has been slow. The Government expects over 400 nursing associates to progress to nursing degree apprenticeships from 2019, with this figure expected to grow, yet it

NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS) Training Module – NHS England

A training module developed for NHS 111 health advisors and pharmacy teams to help describe the NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS) and to illustrate the change in the patient journey since its introduction.

The State Of Medical Education And Practice In The UK 2018 – General Medical Council

Report that indicates many doctors are considering career changes to step away from the heavy workload placed upon doctors in primary and secondary care. Around a third of 2,600 doctors surveyed are considering reducing their hours in the next three

Post-Qualifying Standards For Social Work Practice Supervisors In Adult Social Care: Government Response – Department of Health and Social Care

Government’s clear vision is to develop a confident, skilled and capable social work profession which has received the best training; is supported through a clear, practice-based career pathway to enable progression from practitioner to supervisor to principal social worker or

Training Environments 2018: Key Findings From The National Training Surveys – General Medical Council

This document is a full review of the General Medical Council’s latest annual national training surveys, which collate the views and experiences of more than 70,000 doctors in training and senior doctors who act as trainers. It found that while

Never too busy to learn: How the modern team can learn together in the busy workplace – Royal College of Physicians

This publication explores how ‘invitational’ learning environments can be created in clinical settings, and in doing so, poses two key questions: How do we create learning opportunities in the clinical workplace? How do we maximise the impact of these opportunities?

National Report to Ministers on the Responsible Officer Regulations and Medical Revalidation, 2017/18 – NHS England

This national report for 2017/18, is a routine annual summary of the implementation and management of the Responsible Officer regulations as they relate to the healthcare organisations and doctors that connect to NHS England’s National Medical Director.

Care staffing in the NHS: the good, the bad and the promising – BPP University School of Nursing

Report from BPP University School of Nursing looking at nurse recruitment. It finds while it is clear that NHS trusts are having to deal with budgetary pressures and a skills shortage which may be exacerbated by Brexit, they are also

Barriers and enablers for clinicians moving into senior leadership roles: Review report – Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

This report sets out the findings of a review carried out by the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM). Finds some common themes emerged between the professions, fundamental differences were also evident. Most people highlighted progression to senior leadership

Medical Associate Professions: Checklist – NHS Employers

Checklist designed to help recruitment and development of medical associate professions (MAPs) in NHS organisations, and support them to deliver excellent patient care.

Medical CCT Class Of 2016: Survey 2017: How Have They Fared? – Royal College of Physicians

White trainee doctors are applying for fewer consultant posts at the end of their training than black and minority ethnic (BME) trainees, but are more likely to be shortlisted and offered a post according to the 2017 survey reporting the

Realising professionalism: Standards for education and training: Standards For Pre-Registration Nursing Associate Programmes – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The standards for pre-registration nursing associate programmes set out the specific requirements that apply to all pre-registration nursing associate education programmes. In order to be approved to run pre-registration nursing associate programmes, approved education institutions and their practice placement partners

Standards of proficiency for nursing associates – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The standards of proficiency presented here represent the standards of knowledge and skills that a nursing associate will need to meet in order to be considered by the NMC as capable of safe and effective nursing associate practice. These standards

Advocating for Education and Quality ImProvement (A-EQUIP), England’s Model of Midwifery Supervision: ‘One Year On’ – NHS England

This document provides an update on the implementation of the model of midwifery supervision; Advocating and Educating for QUality ImProvement (A-EQUIP), and the Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) role, a year after their implementation.  

Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff – Royal College of Nursing

One of the most important principles of safeguarding is that it is everyone’s responsibility. Health care staff frequently work with people in their moments of greatest need and can witness health and social inequalities which have a direct impact on

Evaluation of Introduction of Nursing Associates: Phase 1 report for Health Education England – Traverse

An independent evaluation of the first cohort of trainee nursing associate (TNA) pilot sites, commissioned by Health Education England. The report is primarily focused on evaluating the training and development of TNAs. It provides insights into challenges and benefits of