Supporting locums and doctors in short-term placements: A practical guide for doctors in these roles – NHS England

This guidance is for locum and short-term placement doctors, who often do not have easy access to to systems or structures in place to support their CPD, appraisal, revalidation and governance. This guidance highlights ways they may be supported to

Supporting organisations engaging with locums and doctors in short-term placements: A practical guide for healthcare providers, locum agencies and revalidation management services – NHS England

This guidance is for any individual or organisation engaging with locum and short-term placement doctors, who often do not have easy access to to systems or structures in place to support their CPD, appraisal, revalidation and governance. This guidance highlights

Advanced Critical Care Practitioners – NHS Employers

Case Study from the The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NUTH) on the implementation of Advanced Critical Care Practitioners.  In 2011, a report by the Centre for Workforce Intelligence predicted a significant growth in demand for critical care services over the next 20 years

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

What skills will today’s young people need to be successful in the future world of work? – Nesta

This toolkit equips teachers, parents and carers with the latest information about the changing world of work and the skills that will be in demand in the future. It summarises what skills, knowledge and occupations are likely to be in demand

Preparing for automation and ageing: A successful 21st century skills system in Northern Ireland and Scotland – Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland

A truly successful skills system could bring vast benefits to Northern Ireland and Scotland. Both are on the cusp of significant changes, as the impact of automation and technological change combines with an ageing population. This could carry significant dividends,

NHS Key Statistics: England, October 2018: (Briefing Paper Number 7281) – House of Commons Library

House of Commons Library summary of NHS demand, performance and capacity of services in England. It includes A&E statistics, waiting lists, ambulance data, delayed discharges, staffing levels including doctors and nurses, and more.

Supporting Guidance for the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 – Cabinet Office

This guidance contains information about the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017, which took effect from 1 April 2017. These regulations were laid following the enactment of the Trade Union Act 2016. You will need to submit: the

Operational productivity and performance in English NHS Ambulance Trusts: Unwarranted variations – NHS Improvement

Report that finds if more patients were treated at the scene by paramedics or were better assessed over the phone when dialling 999 — avoiding the need for an ambulance when it is safe to do so — the NHS could

Creating Healthier Workplaces – North West Public Health Observatory

North West Public Health Observatory synthesis finding that: It is widely recognised that being in ‘good’ work (which includes opportunities for personal development, flexible working, a degree of control, involvement in key decisions and a fair wage) is vital in

The size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce in England – Skills for Care

This report provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce in England.  It finds: The number of people working in adult social care was estimated at 1.47 million. The number

We can’t go on like this: Why public service support staff need an alternative to austerity – Unison

Report from Unison that highlights poor morale, unpaid overtime, a disconnect between staff and management with staff feeling undervalued.  It reports a general concern with the quality of service that staff are able to give to the public they serve.

EEA Migration In The UK: Final Report – Migration Advisory Committee

The report provides conclusions and recommendations for the UK’s post-Brexit work immigration system, after the implementation period. It assess labour market impacts, productivity, innovation, investment and training impacts, public finance, public service impacts, and community impacts. Four public services were

Caring, supportive, collaborative?: September 2018 Doctors’ views on working in the NHS – British Medical Association

Report identifying that the challenge for the NHS is how we find the solutions to the problems facing the NHS. As the only organisation to represent all doctors working across all sectors of the UK the BMA is uniquely placed

Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals – Nuffield Trust

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an ‘ideal’ model for acute medical care

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

Fortieth Annual Report On Senior Salaries 2018 – Department of Health and Social Care

This report sets out recommendations from the Senior Salaries Review Body on the pay of senior civil servants and executive and senior managers in the Department of Health and Social Care’s arm’s length bodies. This report sets out the SSRB’s analysis of

State of Maternity Services Report 2018: Scotland – Royal College of Midwives

This report provides an overview of some of the ‘big picture’ trends that are taking place in the midwifery workforce and identifies some of the challenges that face the profession and maternity services in England.  It estimates that the national midwife

State of Maternity Services Report 2018: England – Royal College of Midwives

This report provides an overview of some of the ‘big picture’ trends that are taking place in the midwifery workforce and identifies some of the challenges that face the profession and maternity services in England.  It estimates that the national midwife