Automation is a major point of debate in politics and policy. How it will happen, when it will happen and who will be affected are all contentious questions with multiple, often conflicting, answers. Cutting through the various arguments around automation
Report that suggests while workforce planning is at best an inexact science, it is possible to make an informed estimate based on accurately understanding the three pillars of supply, demand and loss. This report suggests 2,840 medical students are required per year for the next five years
This infographic illustrates some of the key areas of progress, two years into the implementation of the General Practice Forward View programme.
Case study looking at an initiative involving an internal transfer process: a fast-track for nurses interested in a sideways move, reducing the complexity and time taken to fill vacancies. The process was piloted for band 5 nurses in one department, and basic
A report on the findings of a trial to understand how different email messages to employers can influence interest in engaging people who are returning to work.
NHS Confederation report describing ways in which increasing demand in one part of the system can affect the performance of other NHS services elsewhere. It notes that rising demand is not confided to winter and outlines how some NHS and
Transparency can be a powerful mechanism for creating accountability and social change. Drawing on this insight, the government now requires UK employers with 250 or more employees to report their annual gender pay gap (GPG) figures on a government website that is open
Case study from Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on approach that uses team structure redesign wrapped around patient care to facilitate the adoption of assistant practitioners. The approach involved staff involvement, piloting the new structures and a recognition that cultural
The Start Well: Stay Well model formalises the approach to meeting, greeting and supporting all new starters. It engages with new starters at various touch points, including on appointment and before they arrive at CUH as part of the on-boarding process. A key
Report that looks at future staffing in the NHS following the Brexit referendum. It identifies that the NHS is finding it increasingly difficult to attract the clinical staff it needs from the EU. The number of EU nurses is already
This guidance document sets out the availability of new funding in 2018/19 to further support delivery of the commitment set out in the General Practice Forward View (GPFV) to ensure an additional 5,000 extra doctors working in general practice by 2020.
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
Report from the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts, suggesting the adult social care sector is underfunded, with the care workforce suffering from low pay, low esteem and high turnover of staff.
This report considers the Department of Health & Social Care’s role in overseeing the adult social care workforce and assesses whether the size and structure of the care workforce are adequate to meet users’ needs for care now, and in
Report jointly authored by The Picker Institute and The King’s Fund on the impact of pressure on staff as a result of the current pressures on the NHS. It finds that staff experience was associated with sickness absence rates, spend on agency
Report from the Royal College of Nursing that finds the current approach to workforce planning in England is fragmented and incomplete, with no clear national accountability for ensuring that nursing staff with the right skills arrive in the right parts of the health
This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to involving and engaging staff in the new care models. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that
This briefing outlines analysis relating to future workforce supply and legislation, research, regulation, cross border healthcare and public health.
Report from the House of Commons Health Select Committee that finds too little attention has been given to retaining the existing nursing workforce. It finds there are many causes for the shortfall in the nursing workforce, including workload pressures, poor access to continuing professional
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.