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maandag 9 april 2018

NHS Workforce Bulletin issue 613

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NHS Workforce Bulletin
9 April 2018
Issue 613

Apprentice pay update

The NHS Staff Council is exploring options for apprentice pay. Negotiations are unlikely to conclude before July, so employers may need to apply a local approach in the meantime. We will update you when more information is available.

The latest from our policy board

Read the key points discussed by our policy board in February, including context and feedback on the draft health and care workforce strategy, and NHS Employers' work to address the difficulties of recruiting doctors from outside the European Economic Area.

Workforce retention at Guy's and St Thomas'

Find out about the initiatives introduced at Guy's and St Thomas' that have successfully supported staff retention. The case study is the first in a series focusing on workforce retention, which we have produced jointly NHS Improvement.

PPM toolkit refresh

Our people performance management (PPM) toolkit now includes new links to the latest guidance and resources. Designed for new and experienced managers, the toolkit helps you to confidently discuss all aspects of performance with your staff.

Helping you make every contact count

We're supporting Healthy London Partnership to make every contact count (MECC) between staff and patients, to help patients make better health choices. This new presentation highlights the business benefits of MECC, to help you gain buy-in from senior colleagues.

Shape the medical workforce curricula

Join our new employer reference group to influence the curricula and training pathways across all medical specialties. We are looking for volunteers representing the clinical, workforce and educational view of employers, to feed back views to the General Medical Council.

Windrush 70 awards

The Windrush 70 awards celebrate the contributions of black and minority ethnic people to the NHS, and the legacy that began with the SS Empire Windrush in 1948. Nominate your colleagues for one of the 11 categories by 20 April.

Workforce Disability Equality Standard metrics

Help inform the final metrics for the Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES) before they are finalised and published in autumn 2018.  Share your views on the proposed metrics and the wording of the disability questions in the NHS Staff Survey.

Regional engagement managers

The NHS Confederation is recruiting seven managers to lead regional networks that will support the emerging integrated care systems and sustainability and transformation partnerships. If you're an experienced influencer, take a look at the detail and apply.

Building conflict competence

When staff research showed the impact of workplace conflict on sickness absence and patient care, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust brought in several measures to help staff with conflict management. Find out how in this case study from November 2017.
North East Armed Forces Network
When: 12 / 4 / 2018 
Where: 201 Field Hospital, Newcastle
Total Reward Engagement Network Event - London
When: 20 / 4 / 2018 
Where: NHS Employers, London

flu fighter conference
When: 24 / 4 / 2018 
Where: The Midland Hotel, Manchester

South West Armed Forces Network
When: 25 / 4 / 2018 
Where: 243 Field Hospital, Bristol
Create your own NHS70 video - Leeds
When: 26 / 4 / 2018 
Where: Horizon Leeds
Total Reward and Engagement Network Leeds
When: 27 / 4 / 2018 
Where: NHS Employers, Leeds

The latest senior-level opportunities

There are six NHS vacancies at bands 8d and above currently open for applications on our executive jobs web page. Take a look at the detail and see if your next career opportunity is waiting.

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