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maandag 5 maart 2018

NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 608

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NHS Workforce Bulletin
5 March 2018
Issue 608

New edition of the Gold Guide

Read our rundown of the key changes in the Gold Guide – the reference guide for UK postgraduate specialty training. The seventh edition is out now and applies to all trainees undertaking core, and/or specialty training programmes from 2 August 2017.

Pressing for progress on gender equality

This Thursday, on International Women's Day, the Health & Care Women Leaders Network will discuss in Parliament the aim of equal gender representation on NHS boards by 2020. Learn more and read why Samantha Allen believes the NHS should #PressforProgress.

National Apprenticeship Week 2018

From Monday to Friday this week, employers across the NHS will be showcasing the impact that apprentices have in the NHS. We'll be sharing good practice and resources throughout the week, so keep an eye out for daily updates.

Multilingual Emergency Phrasebook

This handy phrasebook contains 21 essential triage questions translated into 41 languages, so your emergency response teams and healthcare workers can quickly and effectively communicate with non-English speaking patients in critical situations. Order your copies from £5.95 each.

LGBT employee networks under the microscope

In this third blog of the series, Dr Anna Einarsdóttir and Dr Bridget Lockyer from the University of York update on the LGBT+ Networks research project and announce the launch of the new LGBT+ Networks forum.

Workforce should be top of the agenda

With a focus on the mental health workforce, Paul Jenkins, chief executive of Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust outlines four areas that must be addressed to meet current and future workforce challenges. Read his blog on the Confed website.

Adult social care workforce consultation

Share your opinion on how to address workforce challenges specific to adult social care. This consultation from Skills for Care and the Department of Health and Social Care will inform a joint health and social care workforce strategy this summer.

Your community and your workforce

Our 'measuring up' tool helps you compare the demographics of your local community with your workforce, and highlights groups you could engage with to help make sure your workforce represents the community it serves. 

Health and wellbeing conference

Mental health in the workplace is the focus for our event on 15 March. Join NHS health and wellbeing leads to hear the latest thinking from expert speakers, build your own resilience session and network with colleagues from across the NHS.

Disability Summit 2018

Join us for our third disability summit on 18 May, which also marks the finale of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week 2018. Hear the latest on national policy initiatives and celebrate the achievements of those who have overcome barriers.
NHS Staff Survey 2018: sustaining staff engagement
When: 07 / 3 / 2018 
Where: Horizon Leeds
Super-charge your awards entry (other dates available)
When: 12 / 3 / 2018 
Where: Horizon Leeds
Raising concerns share and learn
When: 14 / 3 / 2018 
Where: The Studio, Leeds

Supporting the Armed Forces in the NHS webinar
When: 14 / 3 / 2018 
Where: Webinar

NHS Employers Health and wellbeing conference
When: 15 / 3 / 2018 
Where: Horizon

Tweet chat: Imposter syndrome - the enemy within
When: 28 / 3 / 2018, 8-9pm
Where: online #NHSwomen

The latest senior-level vacancies

Vacancies including a chief operating officer and director of operations are open for applications on our executive jobs page. Take a look at the detail and apply, or find out how Confed member organisations can advertise senior-level vacancies for free. 

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