Staffing for Safe and Effective Care: Nursing on the Brink (Policy Report) – Royal Cllege of Nursing

Policy document from the Royal College of Nursing raising the alarm on the growing nursing workforce shortages across the UK, and their concern at the implications on patient safety.  Presents a set of RCN principles which provide high-level objectives which most  meaningfully represent what

The state of pay: Demystifying the gender pay gap – Institute for Public Policy Research

The UK has a gender pay gap: within industries, within occupations, and within organisations, women tend to earn less per hour than men. A small proportion of this gap may be the result of unequal pay for the same work

The gender pay gap in the UK: evidence from the UKHLS: Research report – Government Equalities Office

The primary aim of this research is to identify the factors that influence the gender pay gap in the UK. The work uses decomposition techniques to analyse the main predictors of the gender pay gap using waves of the British

Sleep-ins – A tipping point?: An independent survey to assess the impact of the sleep in pay crisis on the future of social care – Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

This report sets out the results from the independent survey to assess the impact of the sleep in pay crisis on the future of social care. It finds 30% of people are likely to have their services disrupted in the next year

Gender Pay Report: Snapshot date: 31 March 2017 – NHS England

This report provides details of NHS England’s gender pay under the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 Act (Gender Pay Gap Regulations) 2017 and details the six specific measures and the work that is being undertaken to address the gap.

Outcome of 2018/19 GMS contract negotiations – NHS England

This letter confirms the outcome of the contract negotiations between NHS Employers (on behalf of NHS England) and the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee England (GPC) on amendments that will apply to GP contracts in England in 2018/19.  The key principles agreed are: Full implementation

National Minimum Wage: sleep-in care: (Bulletin Number CBP 8243) – House of Commons Library

In April 2017 the Employment Appeal Tribunal handed down judgment in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake, providing further guidance on whether employees who undertake sleep-in duties are entitled the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for the time during which they are

NHS Staff Survey 2017: National Briefing – NHS Survey Coordination Centre

Briefing on results of the NHS Staff Survey 2017 which found 31 per cent of staff were satisfied with their level of pay; 68 per cent say their immediate manager takes an interest in their health and wellbeing; 58 per cent

The NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB) Review for 2018 Written Evidence from the Department of Health and Social Care for England – Department of Health and Social Care

This is the Department of Health and Social Care’s written evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB) for the 2018 to 2019 pay round.

The Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) Review for 2018: Written Evidence from the Department of Health and Social Care for England – Department of Health and Social Care

This document contains the Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) written evidence to the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) for the 2018 to 2019 pay round.

Gender Pay Gap Report 2016 – 2017 – Department of Health

The gender pay gap shows the difference in the average pay between all men and women in a workforce. If a workforce has a particularly high gender pay gap, this can indicate that there may be a number of issues to deal

Saving General Practice – British Medical Association

Report from the BMA that identifies the following measures are required to save general practice. Recurrent and sustainable funding and resources A workforce strategy that is recurrently funded to enable an expansion A sustainable, long-term indemnity package for general practice Enabling practices

Time to care: Securing a future for the hospital workforce in Europe – Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Report on the workforce challenges faced by the health care systems of 14 European countries that identifies the future challenges they face as: Demographics of the talent pool as societies age Changing expectations of reward, work-life balance and career flexibility

Public Sector Pay: Still Time For Restraint?: (IFS Briefing Note BN216) – Institute for Fiscal Studies

Briefing from the Institute for Fiscal Studies on the impact of easing the current restraint on the pay of public sector workers. It had previously announced in 2015 that public sector pay scales would only increase by an average of one

Lifting the cap: the fiscal and economic impact of lifting the NHS pay cap – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research report that examines the fiscal and economic impact of two alternative scenarios for NHS pay over the next two years: increasing pay in line with Consumer Price Index inflation, and a ‘catch-up’ rate of increasing

A sector deal for disability: Supporting employment and growing an industry – Localis

Localis report that argues that, as part of its efforts to close the disability employment gap, the government should now commit to a sector deal for disability as part of its emerging industrial strategy.  It identifies that despite a number of government-backed incentives

Re-employment of staff in receipt of NHS Pension Scheme benefits: Guidance for employers and staff – Department of Health

Guidance on how to consider applications from staff wishing to retire and return to work for the NHS. It aims to help employers put in place policies and procedures so that decisions to re-employ staff can be justified in terms of service need