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

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

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

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

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

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

Meeting pathology demand Histopathology workforce census – Royal College of Pathologists

Workforce census that shows only 3% of NHS histopathology departments have enough staff to meet clinical demand.  The report identifies  an approaching retirement crisis – a quarter of all histopathologists are aged 55 or over.  Ensuring pathology services can cope with

Clinical radiology: UK workforce census 2017 report – Royal College of Radiologists

Report that finds: The UK currently needs another 1,004 full-time diagnostic radiologists – by 2022 the shortfall will be at least 1,610, a third of the number of doctors needed to keep up with scanning workload NHS hospitals across the

Your Future Nurses: The Different Routes To Recruiting Your Workforce – NHS Employers

NHS Employers infographic exploring different routes into nursing for employers. Until recently, the routes to developing registered nurses within the workforce have been limited, with the university degree being the main way to train this group of staff. The introduction of

Note for avoidance of doubt – Out-of-hours training for GP Registrars: letter from David Geddes – NHS England

This letter is to all CCG Clinical Leaders and Accountable Officers and is a reminder of their responsibility to commission training support for GP specialist registrars in the out of hours setting, in advance of guidance from Health Education England

GP Forward View: Assessment of progress Year 2 – Royal College of General Practitioners

Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated

Towards a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region: framework for action – World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

The framework for action translates the Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 to the regional context. The overall goal of the framework is to accelerate progress towards achieving the population health objectives of Health 2020, and the

The toolkit for a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region – World Health Organization

Toolkit is aimed at policy-makers, human resources for health (HRH) planners and professionals, and other stakeholders, such as education institutions and those implementing policy. It supports ‘Towards a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region: framework for action’, which adapts

Global strategy on human resources for health: Workforce 2030 – World Health Organization

The Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 is primarily aimed at planners and policy-makers of WHO Member States, but its contents are of value to all relevant stakeholders in the health workforce area, including public and private

Guidance on safe medical staffing: Report of a working party – Royal College of Physicians

Guidance on safe medical staffing working party report aims to help those planning and organising core hospital medical services to answer the question: ‘How many doctors or their alternatives, with what capabilities, do we need to provide safe, timely and