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maandag 6 februari 2017

NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 554

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Tips, tools, guidance and information on NHS workforce issues
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Employers' guide to apprenticeship changes

Read up on the latest advice about the upcoming changes to apprenticeships, with our comprehensive guide. The document looks at key information and offers hints, tips, tools and resources to help you get the most from the apprenticeship levy.

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Tier 2 questions updated

Take a look at our latest questions and answers on changes to the Tier 2 (General) immigration route and certificates of sponsorship.

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New LGBT web pages

Launched to celebrate LGBT History Month, our new web pages have information, tools, resources and shared learning to improve your understanding of the issues relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace.


Capsticks on Brexit

Brexit’s implications, the Cavendish Coalition and the unregistered EU workforce are all discussed in the second podcast of our hot topics series with Capsticks. In this edition, Capsticks’ partner Martin Hamilton talks with our senior European policy manager, Kate Ling.

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A year as a FTSU guardian

Read Wayne Walker’s fourth blog in our Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) series. In this post, Wayne talks about his accomplishments over the past 12 months, and whether they met his expectations.

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Flu fighter awards are now open

The flu fighter awards are open for your submissions and, following a record season of high uptake and determination from flu teams, we're expecting more inspiring nominations than ever. Submit your entries by 19 February.


HPMA Partnership Award 2017

Has your trust introduced an initiative that exemplifies partnership working between employers, trade unions and others? The HPMA partnership awards are open for just two more weeks, so submit your entry by 20 February to celebrate your good work.

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Diversity and inclusion partners 2017/18

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for the free 2017/18 diversity and inclusion partners programme, allowing you to develop your trust’s equality performance through strategic policy support, sharing good practice and networking with colleagues. Applications close on 15 February 2017.


Inspire the future NHS leaders

Applications are now open for a clinician and manager partnership to receive £30,000 towards a shared objective that will improve patient services. Launched by NHS Improvement, the Sir Peter Carr awards are open for applications until 14 March.

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Inform our ThinkFuture work

Share your views on our ThinkFuture campaign to help us evaluate its impact and improve our support for recruiting young people. Complete our online survey and you will be entered into draw to win a USB charge pack.

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Our campaign to show support for NHS staff from the EU is still going strong. We’re always keen to share stories of what trusts are doing to support this valued group, so get in touch or follow the conversation on #LoveOurEUStaff.

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Creating a great place to work

How can positive patient outcomes and high staff engagement be achieved in the face of intense workplace pressure and low staff morale? Address this challenge at a one-day event on 23 March, hosted by the King’s Fund and NHS Employers.

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Military March regional groups

As part of this year’s month-long campaign to raise awareness of reservists in the NHS, we are holding six regional working groups so organisations can come together for a local focus on supporting reservists. Read more and book your place.

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The latest senior-level vacancies

Take a look at the latest opportunities at band 8d and above on our executive jobs web page, including opportunities for a non-executive director, a chief operating officer, and a director of nursing and patient experience.

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Total Reward Engagement Network event - Leeds

When: 10/02/2017 10:30:00

Where: NHS Employers offices Leeds

Improving your flu fighter campaign event - London

When: 20/02/2017 10:00:00

Where: Friends House

Improving your flu fighter campaign event - Leeds

When: 24/02/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon, Leeds

Improving your flu fighter campaign event - Exeter

When: 28/02/2017 09:30:00

Where: Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel 

People transforming systems - a Do OD event

When: 09/03/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon Leeds

Guardian of safe working hours conference

When: 14/03/2017 10:00:00

Where: Grange St Paul's Hotel

Staff Survey results 2016 - the next steps

When: 14/03/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon Leeds

Raising concerns share and learn forum

When: 15/03/2017 11:00:00

Where: Horizon, Leeds 



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