HSJ reporter Shaun Lintern discusses the likely implications on staff numbers and pay terms and conditions following the Francis report, and upcoming contract negotiations
NHS human resources directors feel the affordability of staff pay, terms and conditions needs to be readdressed and almost certainly cuts will need to be made to areas of the workforce.
But where will the axe fall and what repecussions will it have in terms of the issues highlighted in the Francis report?
The findings of an HSJ/NHS Employers survey reveal that senior HR professionals feel the Agenda for Change framework agreed in February with unions is not leading to enough reduction in providers’ cost.
In this podcast, HSJ reporter Shaun Lintern talks through the likely implications on staff numbers and pay, terms and conditions following the Francis report and upcoming contract negotiations.
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