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maandag 7 augustus 2017

NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 580

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Encouraging speaking up through engagement

See how Lisa Smith, freedom to speak up guardian at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has engaged with staff across one of the UK's largest NHS geographies to help foster a positive and safe culture of speaking up.

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Reigniting the spark

When staff survey results showed a sharp drop in enthusiasm for working in the trust, senior leaders at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust set out to re-connect with staff and reignite their passion for working there, with great success.


The latest reward news

Download the August edition of our newsletter for the latest news and developments in pay and reward, as well as expert insight into the impact of the national living wage on Agenda for Change pay scales.

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Guidance on retire and return

New guidance from the Department of Health aims to help employers put policies and procedures in place to re-employ staff who want to return to work while receiving NHS Pension Scheme benefits.

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Online learning resources for nurses

Confed member organisations can receive discounted subscriptions to RCNi Portfolio and RCNi Learning. These online resources support your nurses through revalidation and enhance their skills, while improving staff retention and reducing recruitment costs. Quote ‘NHS Confed’ to access the discount.

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Challenging gendered language in the NHS

'High maintenance.' 'Hormonal.' 'Diva.' Just some of the words that have been used in the workplace to describe women leaders. Join the #NHSwomen tweet chat on Wednesday 9 August, 8-9pm, to discuss sexist semantics and which words you would banish.

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Collaboration is the new innovation

Paul Deemer delves into the links between this year's diversity and inclusion conference themes of diversity, collaboration and innovation, and shares the 'eureka moment' that led him to discover the concept of the virtuous circle.

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Update from our policy board

Read the key communications from our policy board’s meeting in July, for an update on NHS Employers’ work around the written language test for overseas recruits, the task and finish group on retention, and the future mental health workforce.

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Allocate Awards 2017

Enter this year's Allocate awards to celebrate NHS colleagues who have made a difference to patients, staff or their entire organisation through new ways of working or adopting technology.

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Maintaining staff engagement during a merger

With Central Manchester University Hospitals and University Hospital of South Manchester set to join forces, we revisit our case study of how Frimley Health maintained staff engagement and improved care, while undergoing a merger with Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital.

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The latest executive opportunities

This week’s opportunities include chief executive officer and director of operations. Access these roles and more on our executive jobs page, which allows Confed member organisations to advertise senior roles for free on our website.



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