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

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs): Remuneration guidance for Chief Officers (where the senior manager also undertakes the accountable officer role) and Chief Finance Officers – NHS Commissioning Board

This guidance note is intended for the use of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), to support the employment of senior managers, who undertake the roles of Chief Officer and Chief Finance Officer, following the CCG becoming a statutory body and the

Childcare and early years survey of parents 2017: follow-up survey: Research report – Department for Education

The follow-up survey provides evidence to understand the 30 hours of childcare policy introduced in September 2017.  The follow-up survey was carried out between April and July 2018, with parents with a child born between 1 September 2012 and 31 March

Priced out: home ownership and public service workers – Unison

Unison research considering the cases of an NHS cleaner, teaching assistant, librarian, nurse and police community support officer and their ability to afford  to buy their own homes.  It finds that saving money for a down payment on a property would

Measuring Good Work: The final report of the Measuring Job Quality Working Group – Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and Carnegie UK

In 2017, the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices called on the government to pay closer attention to the quality of work in the UK, alongside its quantity. To aid these efforts, the Review recommended that a new set of

Mental health promotion and prevention training programmes: Emerging practice examples – Public Health England and NHS England

This framework can inform and influence the development of public health leadership and the workforce in relation to mental health. It includes: executive summary call to action framework appendices

GP career support pack – NHS England

Summary of hepatitis B vaccine schedule, advice and guidance for pregnant women and new mothers.  This document sets out the various types of support available to general practitioner’s at all stages of their career, whether in their first five years,

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