Exploring education and training in relation to older people’s health and social care: A report prepared for Dunhill Medical Trust – Picker Institute Europe

The rapid transformation of the United Kingdom’s demographic mix and the resulting increasing demand on health services for the older population means that the health and social care system has to increasingly support vulnerable people with complex needs. Consequently, 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

Top Tips for healthier providers of health-care in Merseyside and Cheshire: (Observatory Report series no.100) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

Top tips for healthier providers of health-care aims to support organisations in focusing on the actions they can take to improve the health their patients, their staff, and the wider community that they serve. It builds on a previous report

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

Which digital skills do you really need?: Exploring employer demand for digital skills and occupation growth prospects – Nesta

Policymakers consider digital skills to be a top priority for investment. They are seen as offering people greater employability and job resilience. But are all digital skills created equal? Finds that demand for those digital skills which involve non-routine tasks,

Promising practices for health and wellbeing at work: A review of the evidence landscape: (RAND RR2409) – RAND Corporation

Research demonstrates that the support of wellbeing in the workplace has a positive impact on staff, business and organisations. It includes benefits in terms of reduced absenteeism and presenteeism as well as improved productivity. Whilst the landscape of health and

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

Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration: Forty-Sixth Report 2018 – Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration

Recommendations from the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration on doctors’ and dentists’ pay in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It sets out the DDRB’s analysis of evidence given by relevant organisations and makes recommendations for doctors’ and dentists’ pay

Leadership in today’s NHS: delivering the impossible – The King’s Fund

King’s Fund survey data from 145 trusts shows that executive director vacancies in NHS providers are widespread.  Key findings include: 8 per cent of executive director posts are vacant 37% of trusts have at least one vacant executive director role,

The Government response to the Health and Social Care Select Committee Second Report of Session 2017-19, ‘The Nursing Workforce’ – Department of Health and Social Care

The government’s response to ‘The nursing workforce’ report sets out how the government is working with its arm’s length bodies to make sure the NHS continues to have the nursing workforce it needs, for patient and public benefit.

Creating workforce stability in emergency care: Expected good practice – Royal College of Emergency Medicine, NHS England, Health Education England and NHS Improvement

Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM), NHS England and Health Education England, NHS Improvement have plan to ensure sustainable staffing in our emergency departments.  It recognises improving A&E performance is a core priority in the NHS and properly staffed emergency

Securing the future workforce for emergency departments in England – Royal College of Emergency Medicine, NHS England, Health Education England and NHS Improvement

Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM), NHS England and Health Education England, NHS Improvement have plan to ensure sustainable staffing in our emergency departments.  It recognises improving A&E performance is a core priority in the NHS and properly staffed emergency

Urology: GIRFT Programme National Specialty Report – Getting It Right First Time

Following visits to 134 trusts providing urology services, this report examines the way that urology is currently provided in England and sets out 18 recommendations to improve the these services.  The recommendations bring opportunities for efficiencies and savings of up

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

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust: How the Trust used the levy to embed apprenticeships – NHS Employers

Looks at the Trust’s management of the apprenticeship levy to ensure better use of the levy and achieve its public-sector target. Changing employment policies and procedures was just one of the steps taken by the trust to better support apprenticeship programmes.

National training surveys 2018: Initial findings report – General Medical Council

Finds: Long and intense working hours, heavy workloads and the challenges of frontline medical practice are affecting doctors’ training experience and their personal wellbeing. Nearly a quarter of doctors in training and just over a fifth of trainers told us they’re burnt

Training pathways: why do doctors take breaks from their training?: (Working paper 7) – General Medical Council

This GMC report explores the reasons, motivations and experiences of doctors taking a break in training. It focuses on those who take a break on completion of their foundation training (F2 doctors) and includes doctors from all four UK countries. It sought views

GP partnership review: key lines of enquiry, call for evidence – Department of Health and Social Care

This independent review will examine the challenges currently facing the partnership model, and look for solutions to reinvigorate the model to support the transformation of general practice. Sets out the current lines of thinking and describes 4 emerging key lines