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maandag 13 november 2017

NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 593

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NHS Workforce Bulletin
13 November 2017
Issue 593

Reducing agency spend in North Cumbria

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust has reshaped its relationship with agencies and reduced its spend on agency staff. Find out how it was achieved in our latest podcast.

Becoming conflict competent

Learn how Northumbria NHS Trust saw a significant drop in the percentage of staff experiencing harassment, bullying or abuse, through interventions to address 'hotspot' issues, individual meditation and targeted training. 

Improving care through staff involvement

Find out about the innovative staff involvement techniques that helped all staff at Ashford and St Peter's to improve the quality of patient care. 

From the forces to the NHS

'The NHS gains exceptional people' in service leavers, says Gavin Jones, previously of the Royal Army Ordnance Corp, whose blog starts a series highlighting service leavers' journeys from the Armed Forces to the NHS via the Step into Health programme. 

Tackling bullying in the NHS

At the start of Anti-Bullying Week, we're highlighting the Social Partnership Forum's (SPF) call to action to tackle bullying in the NHS. The SPF web page explains the collective call and links to useful resources on dealing with workplace bullying. 

NHS Counter Fraud Authority

Read about the special health authority tasked with fighting fraud against the NHS. Around £1.25bn is taken fraudulently from within the NHS each year, see how you can play your part in preventing it.

#jabathon highlights

Thank you to everyone who shared their reasons for having the flu jab throughout last week's #jabathon. Our thunderclap reached over 1 million people, thousands watched our films and some great conversations were had. Take a look at the highlights.

Reporting to the Health Select Committee

Watch Danny Mortimer give evidence to the Health Select Committee on issues including nursing recruitment and retention, patient safety and CPD. The committee hearing was broadcast live on Parliament TV on 7 November. 

Advancing Healthcare Awards 2018

NHS Employers is proud to be sponsoring a category for the 2018 Advancing Healthcare Awards, recognising the important work of healthcare scientists, allied health professionals and those who support them. Read more about how to nomination a deserving colleague. 
Total Reward Engagement Network event - Leeds
When: 17 / 11 / 2017 
Where: NHS Employers, Leeds

Sickness absence and MSK webinar 
When: 22 / 11 / 2017 10.30am
Where: Online

Organisational Development - Developing the Developers
When: 22 / 11 / 2017 
Where: Birmingham 

North East Armed Forces Network
When: 23 / 11 / 2017 
Where: 201 Field Hospital, London

Total Reward Engagement Network Event - London
When: 26 / 1 / 2018 10am - 26 / 1 / 2018 3pm
Where: NHS Employers, London

The latest senior vacancies

Two non-executive director roles and a chief executive officer are the newest additions to the senior-level vacancies on our executive jobs page. Take a look at the opportunities and see if your next career move is there. 

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