Workforce briefing – winter 2018 – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This briefing document from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) reveals that patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of doctors as the usual seasonal increase combined with a rise in children’s emergency admissions is placing unprecedented demand on

The NHS long-term plan: Lessons from the Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report that details the IPPRs response to the need to develop a long term plan for the NHS. It suggests: The NHS’s funding deal is welcome – but is also incomplete. The NHS long-term plan must re-double efforts to transform

Fair care: A workforce strategy for social care – Institute for Public Policy Research

Adult social care is an essential public service and a growing part of our economy. However, the social care system in England faces a workforce crisis which is set to grow in the coming years; by 2028, we estimate there

Inspire, Attract And Recruit: An Interactive Toolkit To Support Your Workforce Supply – NHS Employers

NHS Emplyers toolkit offering guidance, good practice, checklists, top tips, questions and leading examples from across the NHS, to help employers take stock of what may need to be done to sustain a workforce pipeline. It aims to provide practical

Improving Staff Retention: Key Conversations To Have With Your Staff – NHS Employers

Understanding what matters to your staff can help you overcome the retention challenges.  This guide from NHS Employers looks at the key conversations you can have with your employees. It explores when and how to have these conversations and includes practical

Improving Staff Retention: Flexible Working – NHS Employers

Offering flexible working opportunities can help employers attract and retain staff.  This guide form NHS Employers explores how to build a business case for flexible working and includes best practice, practical tips and resources to help you implement flexible working successfully.

The State Of Medical Education And Practice In The UK 2018 – General Medical Council

Report that indicates many doctors are considering career changes to step away from the heavy workload placed upon doctors in primary and secondary care. Around a third of 2,600 doctors surveyed are considering reducing their hours in the next three

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

This document provides details about the International GP Recruitment Programme including the benefits of living and working as a GP in North Central London, 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 areas of Surrey and East Sussex – NHS England

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

Care staffing in the NHS: the good, the bad and the promising – BPP University School of Nursing

Report from BPP University School of Nursing looking at nurse recruitment. It finds while it is clear that NHS trusts are having to deal with budgetary pressures and a skills shortage which may be exacerbated by Brexit, they are also

The fair pay report: How pay transparency can help tackle inequalities – Institute for Public Policy Research

This report examines the impact of the gender pay reporting regulations. It assess’ employer perceptions of the regulations and how they have responded. Based on the findings, it sets out proposals for improving gender pay reporting, and recommendations for broader

Surgical Care Practitioners: Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Employers

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first trusts to recruit surgical care practitioners (SCPs) within England. This case study explores how the trust has successfully integrated SCPs within its orthopaedics department and developed the role,

Medical Associate Professions: Checklist – NHS Employers

Checklist designed to help recruitment and development of medical associate professions (MAPs) in NHS organisations, and support them to deliver excellent patient care.

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

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