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maandag 13 maart 2017

NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 559

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Tips, tools, guidance and information on NHS workforce issues 
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Eight essentials of workplace wellbeing

Download our new poster, showing the eight elements that are crucial to delivering a robust and effective health and wellbeing offer for your staff. You can also access more detail on each of the elements in our new web section.

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Let's get energy smart

To support NHS Sustainability Day on 23 March, we've worked with Smart Energy GB and the Sustainable Development Unit to develop campaign resources that raise awareness of energy use and the simple steps that can improve your organisation's energy efficiency.

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Military March 2017

Support the reservists in your workforce throughout Military March to raise awareness of the Reserve Forces in the NHS. Access a new resource library and tools on our refreshed web pages, and join the #ReservistsReady conversation on Twitter.

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'Progress despite pressure' in survey results

Last week’s staff survey results showed progress in 26 key areas, despite continuing pressures on the service. Our summary highlights the trends and key findings for staff engagement, willingness to recommend the NHS, raising concerns and health and wellbeing.

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New apprenticeship standards

Three new apprenticeship standards have been launched for healthcare support workers, senior healthcare support workers and assistant practitioners. Read more about the standards, which have been developed by ‘trailblazer’ employer groups to meet the needs of the NHS.


Budget is 'good news' for NHS and social care

Read our summary of the workforce-related announcements from last week’s Budget, and access the NHS Confederation’s media response welcoming the funding for social care.

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Tackling bullying and harassment

Though last week's NHS Staff Survey results showed a slight decrease in reported bullying within the NHS, the levels remain too high. Our web section highlights tools, resources and best practice examples to help address bullying in the workplace.

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Celebrating women leaders

Catch up on all the activity from International Women's Day. Watch the recording of our free HSJ Women Leaders Network event, read blogs from the panel members and view our short social media clips.

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Apprenticeship week round-up

NHS organisations celebrated the importance of apprenticeships last week, with a range of activities to recognise the role apprentices play within the NHS workforce. Take a look at our round-up of the week's events.

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Impact of the Trade Union Act

The main provisions of the Trade Union Act 2016 came into effect on 1 March, bringing significant changes to trade union powers and the right to strike. Learn how this could affect your organisation and access more news from Capsticks.

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Realising the potential of learning disability in the NHS

Join NHS England and The King's Fund on 17 March and explore how to create meaningful employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities, to help meet this strategic priority for the NHS.


Creating a great place to work

How can positive patient outcomes be achieved against intense workplace pressure and low staff engagement? Address this challenge at a one-day event on 23 March, hosted by the King’s Fund and NHS Employers, with discounts for Confed members.

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Raising concerns share and learn forum

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

Where: Horizon, Leeds 

Health and wellbeing webinar: stress in the workplace

When: 22/03/2017 10:30:00

Where: Webinar

Social media course - Building AV into your strategy

When: 29/03/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon Leeds

Total Reward Engagement Network event - London

When: 28/04/2017 10:30:00

Where: NHS Employers offices London

Reward in the NHS

When: 04/05/2017 10:00:00

Where: etc.venues St. Paul's

Total Reward Engagement Network event - Leeds

When: 12/05/2017 10:30:00

Where: NHS Employers offices Leeds

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The latest executive opportunities

Medical director, director of workforce and accountable officer roles are open for applications this week on our executive jobs web page. View these and more senior-level vacancies and find out how to apply.



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