A foundation trust is pursuing plans to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary company following concerns unions are spreading “misinformation“ among staff.
Trusts will be allowed to determine whether they will pay or keep the contributions they would be required to pay into doctors’ pension funds if their clinicians opt for one of the government’s proposed pension tax workarounds.
Senior doctors and nurses will be allowed to set their own level of pension contributions each tax year under government proposals to tackle the pensions crisis gripping the health service.
South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust’s chief executive has announced her resignation in a blistering email to trust staff, saying the personal cost of being an NHS CEO is too high and “life is just too short”.
Trusts have been advised to consider offering doctors time off in lieu to help them avoid pensions tax in new guidance from NHS Employers.
A single senior nursing officer will be appointed across three national NHS bodies for the first time, HSJ has learned.
Health ministers rubber stamped the pay of 65 senior NHS executives last year, HSJ has learned.
The Nottingham Treatment Centre may face a shortage of medical staff as a result of some doctors’ concerns that its takeover by the NHS could have negative tax and pension implications for them.
The government has been accused by senior NHS figures of treating managers unfairly after confirming pension changes would not apply to them.
Consultants at a major teaching trust were offered time off in lieu to stop them refusing extra work because of the ongoing NHS pensions crisis, HSJ has learned.
The government is proposing allowing senior doctors to set their own pension contributions alongside a review of how tax rules are impacting clinicians, in a bid to prevent doctors refusing extra NHS work.
A government decision to cut tax relief for NHS staff on widening access to training schemes could have a ‘significant’ negative impact, HSJ has been warned.
Hundreds of staff at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust have started a two-week strike over the trust’s plans to set up a subsidiary company.
NHS trusts could face substantial claims for backdated pay from junior doctors after judges ruled one trust had breached their contracts.
A hospital trust involved in a merger with two other trusts has lost the second employment tribunal claim brought by a redundant senior manager this year.
Consultants are set to receive a 2.5 per cent backdated pay rise amid “serious concerns” for workforce morale.
NHS Improvement’s national programme to improve workforce retention has resulted in the lowest nursing turnover rate since 2014, it has said.
Junior doctor members of the British Medical Association have voted in favour of changes secured to their contract deal, ending the long-running dispute with the NHS.
Commissioners in the East Midlands are hiring deputy directors to support the clinical directors leading its primary care networks.