NHS workforce

A high quality workforce is important to the NHS. High quality care means focusing on better patient safety, the effectiveness of personalised clinical care, and improving the patient’s experience of the NHS. The NHS offers a wide range of career and employment opportunities across the UK for people who want to work in areas where they can make a positive impact.

NHS whistleblowing helpline to be extended to social care staff

The whistle-blowing helpline for NHS staff is being extended to staff and employers in the social care sector from 1 January. There is also a new number for the service, … Read more → – NHS whistleblowing helpline to be extended to social care staff

Industrial action on Wednesday 30 November

Emergency and critical care services will be operating normally and 999 calls will be responded to, during industrial action in the NHS on Wednesday 30 November. Accident & Emergency Departments … Read more → – Industrial action on Wednesday 30 November

Join our webchat on the NHS and public health

NHS Future Forum workstream leads Ash Soni and Vicky Bailey will be live online from 11.45am on Thursday 24 November, to answer your questions about public health and the NHS. … Read more → – Join our webchat on the NHS and public health

HR agreement for staff affected by public health transition

A best practice framework for organisational changes affecting staff as part of the transition between the NHS and local government has been published. The Public Health Human Resources Concordat sets … Read more → – HR agreement for staff affected by public health transition

A Call to Action Health Visitor Implementation Plan Summary Progress Report

Securing a future health visiting service that is universal, energised and fit for long-term growth requires prompt action and investment. Therefore, the Department embarked on a four-year transformational programme of … Read more → – A Call to Action Health Visitor Implementation Plan Summary Progress Report

Information for the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB): review for 2012

Pay uplifts for all doctors and dentists, who work for the NHS, are determined by the Government in light of recommendations made by an independent Pay Review Body.  This body … Read more → – Information for the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB): review for 2012

Influenza vaccine uptake among frontline healthcare workers data collection

As part of the mandatory collection of data on vaccinating frontline healthcare workers against influenza during the 2011/12 influenza season SHAs have the responsibility to check and validate the data … Read more → – Influenza vaccine uptake among frontline healthcare workers data collection