Should There Be A Regulator Of Senior Leaders In The NHS – NHS Confederation

The Kark review, commissioned by former Minister of State for Health Stephen Barclay in July 2018, sought to establish why the fit and proper person test (FPPT) for directors was not being applied effectively. It was conducted by Tom Kark

A review of the Fit and Proper Person Test: Commissioned by the Minister of State for Health – Department of Health and Social Care

The review was led by Tom Kark QC.  It sets out 7 recommendations, including: All directors (executive, non-executive and interim) should meet specified standards of competence to sit on the board of any health providing organisation. Where necessary, training should be available.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows how the key ambition of the trust is to increase the BME representation at leadership and senior management levels at bands 8a – 9 and very senior managers (VSM).

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: North East London NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study give information on the key ambitions of the trust to improve the systemic recording and tracking of staff who apply, are successful and complete continuous professional development (CPD) training.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows the trust’s ambition of reducing the disproportionate rate of BME staff entering the formal employee relations process compared to their white peers, with no case to answer.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Chesterfield Royal NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows the trust’s ambition to continuously close the gap in experiences between BME and white staff on discrimination at work from a manager / team leader or other colleagues.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: London HRD Network in collaboration with NHS trusts across the London region – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study gives information on the region wide aim of reducing the disproportionate rate of BME staff entering the formal employee relations process compared to their white peers in London NHS trusts.

Mr V A Udoye v NHS England (Cheshire and Merseyside) and others: 2401809/2019 – HM Courts & Tribunals Service and Employment Tribunal

Employment Tribunal decision. Allows the claimant’s application to amend under cover of his agent’s communication dated 26 March 2019 is allowed. Strikes out a number of claims are struck out on the basis that they have no reasonable prospects of

Primary Medical Care Commissioning Internal Audit Ratings for Delegated Clinical Commissioning Groups as of 31 June 2019 – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document is the first cohort of new ratings on delegated CCGs, highlighting where internal audits are finding CCGs are performing delegated primary medical care commissioning really well, but also helping to identify where improvements can be made.

Navigating the uncharted waters: population ageing in the UK – International Longevity Centre: UK

International Longevity Centre – UK report that argues that the UK’s unprecedented population ageing poses a set of daunting, yet not insurmountable, challenges for policymakers, institutions and health care providers to design better solutions fit for an ageing society. It

International migration and the healthcare workforce – Office for National Statistics

This analysis draws on all currently available data to set out how many migrants work in health care in the UK and explore their age structure, location and changes over time. It also presents data on specific health workers in

Mrs L Miles v Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 2418128/2018 – HM Courts & Tribunals Service and Employment Tribunal

Preliminary judgement findings are that: The claimant’s complaint of unfair dismissal was presented out of time, and it was reasonably practicable for it to have been presented within time so that the Tribunal cannot extend the time for its presentation.