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NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 562

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Pay circulars and ESR

Access the pay circulars published last week for NHS staff, which bring a 1 per cent pay increase. The pay award will be implemented on ESR in May 2017, with pay arrears backdated to 1 April 2017.

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Cash floor uplift for some F2 trainees

Some Foundation Year 2 (F2) trainee doctors will have their cash floor uplifted, in response to concerns raised over the pay impact of the new contract. Access the new pay circular and updated terms and conditions.

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Changes to Tier 2 Immigration route

Read about new changes to the Tier 2 immigration route, which come into effect from Thursday 6 April, and the impact on NHS organisations that recruit from outside the European Economic Area.

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Report outlines plan for a sustainable NHS

NHS England has set out the next steps for the Five Year Forward View and the specific deliverables that will make the health and care service more sustainable for the future. Read our summary of the workforce-related issues.

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Reducing your agency spend

Find out more about our new programme of work, commissioned by NHS England, to help NHS organisations focus on reducing agency spend. The programme will provide support and guidance on flexible working, e-rostering and reducing spend on medical locums.

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Cavendish Coalition calls for staff safeguards

Read the coalition’s response to the triggering of Article 50, which calls on the government to safeguard the UK’s ability to recruit and retain staff with the skills to deliver high quality health and social care.

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The path to Brexit: Key decisions for the NHS

Take a look at the second Brexit infographic from the NHS Confederation European Office, which examines the key decisions needed for the NHS now that the UK government has triggered Article 50.

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The Brexit process

Listen to the latest Brexit podcast to hear Fabian Zuleeg, chief executive of the European Policy Centre, explain the process of the UK leaving the European Union, as well as discussions on the implications for Northern Ireland on cross-border working.

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How benefits champions promote staff rewards

Learn how Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has evaluated the success of its benefit champions, in this new blog. Find out more about the trust’s approach to staff reward at our Reward in the NHS event on 4 May.

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50:50 by 2020 report

Read the new report from Professor Ruth Sealy examining the steps the NHS needs to take to reach the target of equal gender representation on boards by 2020. This report is supported by NHS Employers and NHS Improvement.


Inclusive leadership in the NHS

Listen to the second podcast in a series of two on inclusive leadership. This episode explores the practical side of inclusive leadership and the importance of values based leadership with University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

The search is now on to find this year's best apprentices, the top apprenticeship employers, and those individuals who go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships. Submit your entries by 5pm on Friday 26 May.

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Changes to salary sacrifice arrangements

The government has published new measures for benefits in kind involving salary sacrifice, which will impact arrangements entered into on or after 6 April 2017. Learn more about the schemes that will be affected.

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Safe staffing guidance

Have your say on NHS Improvement’s draft resources, which focus on safe staffing approaches in mental health and community settings. Your feedback will help ensure the resources provide useful, evidence-based guidance for safe staffing.

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Nursing associate apprenticeship standard

Help shape the standard for the nursing associate apprenticeship by sharing your views in the online consultation before Friday 21 April. The draft standard from the nursing associate trailblazer group describes the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for the role.

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How is shared parental leave working in the NHS?

Submit your views on shared parental leave before 11 April. This will form our evidence-based response to the Women and Equalities Committee’s call to find out about the barriers that prevent men from sharing parental duties.

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in case you missed it
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NHS apprenticeships guide

With the apprenticeship levy coming into effect this month, take a look again at our comprehensive guide to apprenticeships in the NHS, which covers everything you need to know about the levy as well as hints and tips.

View All Events

Using data to retain staff webinar

When: 24/04/2017 11:00:00

Where: Webinar

Total Reward Engagement Network event - London

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

Where: NHS Employers offices London

Total Reward Engagement Network event - Leeds

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

Where: NHS Employers offices Leeds

Reward in the NHS

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

Where: etc.venues St. Paul's

Disability Summit 2017

When: 19/05/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon Leeds

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