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NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 585

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Updated employment check standards

We’ve revised our six employment checks in line with legislative changes, and to make them easier to navigate. Take a look at the checks and our summary table, which explains what’s changed.

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Online D&I conference guide

Take a look at our online conference guide, full of helpful information about the conference programme, venue, speakers and exhibitors, together with instructions on how to book your place for the event on 21 September in London.

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Brexit FAQs

Find the answers to queries on the immigration implications of Brexit for NHS staff in our new FAQs. Published in collaboration with Capsticks LLP, they include information on the situation for families of EU staff and applying for settled status.

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What should change, what should stay?

Have your say on the NHS Workforce Bulletin, so we can keep the things you like and improve the things you don’t. Our short survey is open until 19 September and your feedback will shape the bulletin content in future.

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Signing up just got easier

Signing up to the NHS Workforce Bulletin is now much simpler. If you have colleagues who would benefit from receiving it, send them a link to our new sign-up form.


Health and Care Women Leaders Network launches

Our women leaders network has rebranded and is hosting its first full day conference. Book your place on 1 November for inspirational speakers, practical masterclasses and the same energy, commitment and high-quality resources that the network is known for.

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No tax exemption for nursing associates

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that the nursing associate role is not eligible for tax exemption through Widening Access Training. Access our summary of the decision, and HMRC contact details for further information.


Employers call for 'job ready' nurses

Read our response to proposed changes to the education framework and standards for nurses and midwives. Informed by your feedback, our response includes a request for new nurses to be ‘job ready’ and for the model to be financially sustainable.

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Aspirant director programme – one year on

Listen to Andrew Jones share his thoughts on the impact of Leadership Academy’s Aspirant Director of Workforce Programme on his career, in the second part of his podcast story.


Sir John Timpson on recruitment and retention

After his appearance at the NHS Workforce Summit in June, we caught up with Sir John Timpson, chair of Timpson, to learn about his radical approach to recruitment, retention and reward, and how it could be applied to the NHS.

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Brexit podcast - episode three

In our latest Brexit podcast, hear from the Wellcome Trust about the future for UK research collaboration in Europe, and find out how the voice of the health and care sector is being represented in Brexit discussions.


Using mobile technology for reward communications

Find out about an app developed by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, which communicates news and information on staff benefits, health and wellbeing, values and culture across the trust’s 5,600 staff.


The Cavendish Coalition and Brexit

As co-convener of the Cavendish Coalition, Danny Mortimer has called on the Migration Advisory Committee to ensure a UK immigration system that prioritises public service value when assessing skill levels of EU workers. Learn more about the coalition’s influence.

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North of England SPF Partnership Conference

When: 15/09/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon Leeds

Total Reward Engagement Network event - Leeds

When: 15/09/2017 10:30:00

Where: NHS Employers

Step into Health – supporting the Armed Forces community webinar

When: 20/09/2017 12:30:00

Where: Webinar

Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2017

When: 21/09/2017 10:00:00

Where: Business Design Centre

Building AV into your communications strategy - Newcastle

When: 27/09/2017 10:00:00

Where: The Assembly Rooms

Step into Health regional forum - Leeds

When: 27/09/2017 10:00:00

Where: Horizon

Raising concerns share and learn

When: 27/09/2017 11:00:00

Where: Friends House, London 

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