Leaders will have to work harder to “justify their salaries” in the event of a care scandal, under pay plans awaiting final sign-off, HSJ has been told.
Access to 'Top Leaders' coaching to be expandedSubscription
The Department of Health is considering expanding access to the intensive leadership coaching only currently available to those on the elite “Top Leaders” scheme, HSJ has learnt.
The number of GP practices paid to offer longer opening hours dropped sharply last year, an HSJ investigation has revealed. The fall was particularly steep in poorer areas.
Local pay bargaining could raise the salaries of staff in regional “hotspots” but parts of the West Midlands, Yorkshire, west Scotland and Wales may lose out, Treasury documents suggest.
The NHS pay freeze has failed to prevent acute hospitals from running up an estimated £300m year-to-date overspend on wage bills, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
HSJ has obtained new evidence of salary disparities within and between regions as the government prepares to introduce local pay rates.
Fewer staff would recommend NHS jobSubscription
The proportion of NHS staff who would recommend their organisation as a place to work is steadily dropping, latest survey results reveal.
National bodies being set up as part of the government’s NHS reforms risk being unable to attract good enough leaders due to declining pay, terms and conditions, experts have warned.
Voluntary redundancies dominate PCT pay-offsSubscription
Two thirds of the cost of paying off primary care trust managers to make early financial savings went on allowing them to retire early or volunteer to leave the NHS.
Trusts pursue pay curbs for staff sicknessSubscription
A tribunal decision that forced a trust to stop withholding pay from staff who take too much sick leave has failed to deter other organisations from pursuing similar policies, HSJ has learned.