NHS Agency Staffing and the Impact of Recent Interventions: (Seminar Briefing 22) – Office of Health Economics

Report on an Office of Health Economics Seminar on NHS staffing markets and the use of temporary staff, specifically in the NHS provider sector, i.e. foundation trusts and NHS trust. (which include hospitals). It provides an overview of the NHS labour

Good work, wellbeing and changes in performance outcomes: illustrating the effects of good people management practices with an analysis of the National Health Service – What Works Wellbeing

This report illustrates the effect of good people management with an analysis of the National Health Service.  The report found Trusts that made the most extensive use of good people management practices were over three times more likely to have the

Retaining your clinical staff: a practical improvement resource – NHS Improvement

This improvement resource outlines key steps to improving retention of clinical staff. It has distilled our advice from interviews with trust HR directors, directors of nursing and medical directors.  It recognises that no one action will boost retention on its own – sustained action

The state of medical education and practice in the UK 2017 – General Medical Council

General Medical Council report that analyses data on the medical workforce across the UK. It identifies a raft of challenges facing the medical profession today against a backdrop of an increasing and older population, and highlights four priorities for the

Gender Pay Gap Report 2016 – 2017 – Department of Health

The gender pay gap shows the difference in the average pay between all men and women in a workforce. If a workforce has a particularly high gender pay gap, this can indicate that there may be a number of issues to deal

Sandwell and Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust: Reward to Support Staff Retention – NHS Employers

NHS Employers case study that describes how Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust used reward strategically to improve staff retention and reduce spending on temporary and agency staff.

Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: A draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027 – Health Education England

Health Education England draft strategy that sets out the current workforce landscape, what has been achieved since 2012, the work underway and describe an approach to shaping the face of the NHS and social care workforce for the next two

The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030 – Nesta

This report maps out how employment is likely to change in the future – including the implications for skills – and anticipates a number of new occupations.  The report finds: Around one-tenth of the workforce are in occupations that are likely

Saving General Practice – British Medical Association

Report from the BMA that identifies the following measures are required to save general practice. Recurrent and sustainable funding and resources A workforce strategy that is recurrently funded to enable an expansion A sustainable, long-term indemnity package for general practice Enabling practices

Full team ahead: Understanding the UK Non-Surgical Cancer Treatments Workforce – Cancer Research

Research study commissioned by Cancer Research research study to investigate the non-surgical oncology workforce of the UK. This is the first time UK-wide data has been collected on the non-surgical oncology workforce as a whole and it identifies gaps in the

Government response to the House of Commons Health Committee report Brexit and health and social care – people & process – Department of Health

Response that identifies the main policy areas affected by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (and for which the Department of Health has the lead within Government) are the health and care workforce, medicines regulation and the supply chain, reciprocal healthcare and public

Cancer Workforce Plan: Phase 1: Delivering the cancer strategy to 2021 – Health Education England

A pragmatic plan from Health Education England to increase the net supply of numbers and skills in the short term whilst Health Education England develop a longer-term approach alongside our wider workforce strategy to be published in summer 2018. In addition it

Time to care: Securing a future for the hospital workforce in Europe – Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Report on the workforce challenges faced by the health care systems of 14 European countries that identifies the future challenges they face as: Demographics of the talent pool as societies age Changing expectations of reward, work-life balance and career flexibility

Public Sector Pay: Still Time For Restraint?: (IFS Briefing Note BN216) – Institute for Fiscal Studies

Briefing from the Institute for Fiscal Studies on the impact of easing the current restraint on the pay of public sector workers. It had previously announced in 2015 that public sector pay scales would only increase by an average of one

The State Of Pre And Post-Graduate Medical Recruitment In England, September 2017 – British Medical Association

Report from the British Medical Association looking at data from 2013 onward, that identifies some of the ongoing issues facing medical recruitment, and recommends how some of these key concerns can be addressed.  

Freedom to Speak Up Guardian Survey 2017: Findings and recommendations – National Guardian’s Office

Outlines the results of a survey of NHS whistleblowing guardians which aimed to understand how the role has been implemented, who is being appointed to the role and guardians’ views on the Freedom to Speak Up initiative. The report.  Recommen

Improving Staff Retention: A Guide For Employers – NHS Employers

Guide that brings together the experience 92 NHS trusts and NHS Employers, to identify and implement actions that can reduce the rate of leavers in NHS organisations. It also includes a number of case studies that illustrate the breadth of

Struggling To Cope: Mental Health Staff And Services Under Pressure – UNISON

UNISON survey results that demonstrate that mental health services have been hit hard by cuts to NHS funding, which has a damaging effect on service users and staff. Service users have been left struggling to access the help they need, while mental health staff working

Your Future Nurses – NHS Employers

NHS Employers infographic identifying the introduction of the nursing degree apprenticeship gives a new opportunity for employers to train nurses. The creation of the new nursing associate role can also help to be a bridge between healthcare assistants and graduate registered