A new national advisory board with a system-wide coordination role for workforce issues is to be created, the NHS planning guidance has revealed.
A forecast reduction in the number of NHS mental health nursing jobs over the coming years could threaten the government’s ambition to achieve parity of esteem with physical health, Health Education England has claimed.
The Care Quality Commission is still 559 inspectors short of the total number it thinks it needs by the end of next year.
A shortage of registered nurses to fill an increasing number of posts has driven nearly three-quarters of hospital trusts to recruit overseas, an HSJ investigation has revealed.
The urgent and emergency care review being led by NHS England will conduct a national pilot in the spring to trial employing pharmacists in an emergency department setting.
One of the biggest teaching trusts in England has been forced to axe its once renowned acute dermatology service following an “exodus” of medical consultants following the transfer of their contract to private provider Circle.
Nurse training places will increase for the second consecutive year, HSJ can reveal.
The final parameters of the new fit and proper test for NHS board members could be set in the courts, the chief inspector of hospitals has predicted
One in three trusts have at least one vacancy or interim executive on their board, according to a King’s Fund report based on research by HSJ.
NHS trusts could be required to provide far more formalised education and training for qualified nurses under radical proposals outlined to HSJ ahead of a major review next year.
Hospitals across the North West paid the highest rates for locum medical staff, an analysis of expenditure on temporary staff in 2013-14 has indicated.
A government backed review of NHS procurement has been expanded to examine the “concerning” risk in temporary staff bills, its head has revealed to HSJ.
The Care Quality Commission has reached an out of court settlement with its former deputy chief executive who had sued for libel
Patients with acute neurological conditions are waiting too long to see specialist consultants amid ‘scandalous’ widespread variations in hospital services across the country, HSJ has learned.
The full text of the open letter calling for a change in attitudes towards NHS managers
Doctors’ entire careers from medical school through to consultant level will be tracked by a database designed to find the best way of selecting and testing doctors
Using an online platform to gather staff ideas and opinions
GPs and trusts to enforce Immigration Act
How a CCG deployed ‘eco leadership’
Projects across the country delivering integrated care
Hull’s future healthcare vision
How London is sharing expertise and responsibility
People often view hospital as ‘best place’ for treatment