The State Of The Provider Sector: NHS Community Services: Taking Centre Stage – NHS Providers

NHS Providers report detailing good practice where community service providers have successfully developed new ways of working, collaborating with other services to improve care for patients. However it concludes that in practice, support on the ground has failed to match

Good rostering guide – BMA and NHS Employers

This guide sets out ways in which good rostering practice can be used to develop rotas. It aims to support and create an effective training environment that also meets the needs of the service, while enabling flexibility for doctors and

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust: Strengthening your nursing supply case study – NHS Employers

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has committed to strengthening its nursing supply, through the introduction of new roles, such as nursing apprenticeships, and mapping out career pathways so that staff can visually identify how they can develop

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

Dress codes and sex discrimination: what you need to know – Government Equalities Office

Guidance written following a recommendation from the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Select Committee and the Petitions Committee. It sets out how the law might apply in cases of sex discrimination where an employer requires female staff to wear, for instance,

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

Rapid evidence assessment: parents’ decisions about returning to work and child caring responsibilities: Research review – Department for Education

This is a report on a rapid evidence review undertaken by the Institute for Employment Studies on behalf of the Government Equalities Office, examining parents’ decisions to return to work.

Return to work: parental decision making: Research report – Government Equalities Office

Report on research undertaken by the Behavioural Insights Team on behalf of the Government Equalities Office, with two main aims: To understand how parents make decisions about the sharing of childcare responsibilities when returning to work. To design and test

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

NHS HR Professional Development Strategy Stocktake Report – NHS Employers

Report from NHS Employers that evaluates: the Aspirant Director of Workforce Career Development Programme; the social media campaign #NHSfutureHR; the use of the director of workforce role remit and map of influence; the HR networks’ regional professional development strategies; how

Would you like to live and work in England?: The NHS is looking for GPs to work in the area of Greater Manchester – NHS England

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including what the benefits of living and working as a GP in Greater Manchester, who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.

Would you like to live and work in England?: The NHS is looking for GPs to work in the area of North East England – NHS England

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including what the benefits of living and working as a GP in North East England, who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.

Public Service Mutuals: State of the Sector 2018 – Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Report from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport that provides up to date and comprehensive research and evidence as to the state of the public service mutuals (mutuals) sector. It also offers insight into the challenges faced by mutuals,

Tackling workforce supply challenges through local collaboration – NHS Employers

Case study on how NHS organisations have collaborated and worked cooperatively to tackle workforce supply challenges. It explores key ways of developing collaborative relationships, and provides examples of organisations that have already taken steps to address local supply challenges through partnership

Cancer workforce in England: A census of cancer, palliative and chemotherapy speciality nurses and support workers in England in 2017 – Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support report revealing broad variations in the ratio of patients to specialist cancer nurses and warns that such wide variation may mean that patients may not be getting access to badly-needed specialist care. While the workforce as a whole has

Health warning for employers: Supporting older workers with health conditions – Centre for Ageing Better

Centre for Ageing Better report that argues that employers are not properly supporting older workers experiencing long-term physical and mental health conditions. Health is the most important factor affecting older workers’ decisions to stop working before reaching state pension age. This

Retention from an organisational development perspective: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Employers

Case study sharing how University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have tackled the issue of staff retention from an organisational development perspective. It considers the how trust undertook analysis of workforce data to understand the reasons why staff were leaving, and to

Would you like to live and work in England?: The NHS in England is running an international recruitment campaign for family doctors – NHS England

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including what the benefits of living and working as a GP in England, who is eligible for the programme, and the process for applying.

Workforce to Care Force: Who Cares?: (IPC Discussion paper) – Institute of Public Care

Paper exploring some questions about the future of the health and social care workforce, and discusses some of the changes in assumptions and practices which may be needed across the UK in the next few years. This paper offers a discussion

Making Education Governance A Reality In The North West: What it means to NHS organisations and a guide to its successful promotion and adoption – NHS North West

This document aims to define Education Governance, set out its benefits, describe the way in which NHS North West will support this agenda and provide guidance on making it a reality in your organisation.