By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Workforce

Pay slip

'There's no getting away from difficult choices over staff pay,' says Burnham

A Labour government would use pay restraint and make ‘difficult choices’ about the wages of NHS frontline staff if the party wins the election next year

Comments (1)

industrial action strike placard protest

Secure hospitals staff to strike

Staff at three high security psychiatric hospitals will strike on October 24 following a dispute with the government over health workers’ pay.

Comments (1)

Patient on trolley being wheeled through corridor

A&E emergency admissions at highest ever level

Emergency admissions to accident and emergency departments have hit their highest level since records began, the latest NHS England figures reveal.

Comments (3)

Blurred hospital corridor with three figures in it

Employers issue warning to doctors over contract talks

NHS Employers has threatened to close the medical consultant contract to new doctors or those changing jobs following last week’s breakdown in pay negotiations with the BMA

Comments (2)

Nurse treating patient

Expanded roles envisaged for non-medical staff

The roles and responsibilities of non-medical NHS staff would be dramatically expanded under the five year forward view

Comments (3)

Lady smoking

NHS plans 'radical upgrade' in public health

The NHS will become an ‘activist agent’ of social change in a ‘radical upgrade’ of prevention and public health, under plans announced today.

Comments (9)

neurology

Waiting lists for some specialties up a third

Workforce shortages have resulted in waiting lists for some NHS specialties swelling by almost a third over the past four years.

Comments (2)

Dame_Julie_Moore__I0A3456

High profile trust chief calls for funding overhaul

The head of a respected foundation trust has called for a major overhaul of financial rules to help popular hospitals cope with the extra demand their reputations attract.

Comments (4)

Front of Medway Maritime Hospital

Chains test proved 'impossible', Birmingham chief admits

The chief executive of University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust has admitted its first attempt to “test the concept of the chains model” with a trust from a distance has not worked.

Comments (4)

Workforce

Health Education England launches student assessment tool

Universities offering healthcare courses will be required to assess the values of every potential student in face to face interviews after a Health Education England study found almost one in three were not doing so.

industrial_action_strike

Radiographers to strike over pay

Radiographers across the UK will strike on October 20 in the latest outbreak of industrial action against the government’s decision not to accept a recommended 1 per cent pay rise for all NHS staff.

Comments (2)

Doctors

Medical contract negotiations collapse

Contract negotiations between the British Medical Association and NHS Employers suddenly collapsed last night

Comments (2)

David Behan

CQC will 'learn by doing' fit and proper person checks

The watchdog will have to adopt a ‘learn by doing’ approach when enforcing the fit and proper test of healthcare leaders, its chief executive has admitted

Comments (11)

Group of school children

Warning to NHS over paediatric reconfigurations

Hospital trusts should ensure adequate children’s community services are in place before closing in-patient units, a senior leader in paediatrics has warned

Mark Page

Ramsay appoints UK chief

Ramsay Health Care has appointed Mark Page as chief executive of its UK operations.

Manjit Obhrai

Special measures can have 'detrimental effect', trust chief warns

The special measures regime for struggling hospitals has the potential to demoralise staff and hamper efforts to fill much needed vacancies, according to a high profile troubleshooter tasked with putting one trust back on track.

Comments (7)

Dementia care

Innovator case study: Dementia diagnosis times plummet in ground breaking project

The winner of the 2013 NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia - worth £80,000 - has reduced the average diagnosis time from three years to four weeks. Here we explore Gnosall Surgery’s ground breaking project

Peter Worthington

Staff play a big role in delivering merger success

Staff must feel emotionally committed to the change

Staff

The Festival of Evidence: finding new ways to make decisions

Exploring opportunities for consensus building

Stop sign

Is 'zero harm' achievable for mental health?

Kicking off a culture change after Francis, Keogh and Berwick

clinical leadership, communication, agreement, healthboard, merge

Eliminate tensions to make research work on the front line

We must resolve tensions to improve patient care

Surgeons

Keep up with change: The trusts transforming the outpatient pathway

How six trusts are keeping up with the increasing expectations on services

Comments (3)

Watch

Failure to prepare IT projects is to prepare for failure

Precision planning pays dividends with new tech projects

Sign up to get the latest health policy news direct to your inbox

Jobs

Chief Executive

Executive Grade E £74,296- £100,255

Management Accountant

£11.50 - £13.00 per hour depending on experience

Deputy General Manager

£45000 - £55000 per annum