Bullying, harassment and abuse of black and minority ethnic NHS staff by patients increased in 2019 – while other measures of race equality improved slightly – according to the latest NHS staff survey.
Disabled NHS staff are more likely to suffer bullying, harassment and abuse and feel they are not treated fairly — although their experience is improving — new data has revealed.
Black and minority ethnic staff in the NHS are suffering from increasing levels of bullying, harassment and abuse, according to new data exclusively revealed by HSJ.
A clinical commissioning group that pays men almost twice as much as women has said it will take steps to address its gender pay gap.
Almost every health system now has an independent chair in place or are actively recruiting to the post, HSJ analysis shows.
Trusts have warned they should not be “burdened with unfunded commitments” on pay and conditions, and said they “would welcome” talks on another multiyear NHS pay deal.
The Liberal Democrats have set out their manifesto pledges on the health and social care system, which they say “are in a state of crisis”.
The winner of the acute trust of the year category at this year’s HSJ Awards has the most satisfied staff in the country.
Patients who ask to be treated by a white doctor should be told ’no’, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has told NHS staff.
NHSX has removed a job advert for a senior IT role after it was criticised for excluding people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
Cultural issues within NHS trusts will be monitored by NHS England’s regional teams under its new single oversight framework.
South east London commissioners have pledged to carry out a “rapid review” of their policy to deny IVF treatment to single women.
A heavily indebted CCG is to end funding for almost all IVF treatment, despite being told by a government minister that the move was “not acceptable”.
There is only one person with a black or minority ethnic background among all the executive leads and chairs of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems, according to HSJ analysis.
The NHS’ chief people officer has said NHS staff should be prioritised for receiving mental healthcare because of the “stressful” nature of the job.
The disproportionate number of black, Asian and minority ethnic doctors referred to the General Medical Council is an “institutional problem” and “widespread” in the NHS, the chief executive of the regulator has said.
A trust chief executive and a union secretary are locked in a war of words over the trust’s handling of an employment tribunal and the fate of its workforce director.
An employment judge has branded NHS Professionals and a trust “appalling” for their failure to conclude a disciplinary case for nearly three years.
Junior doctors taking shared parental leave will have their pay enhanced above the statutory rate from Monday, the British Medical Association has announced in a positive first outcome from the 2016 contract review.
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has elected a new president just as the debate around the future of the four-hour waiting time standard reaches a critical point.