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Violent assaults on ambulance staff up by more than a third

The number of violent assaults on ambulance staff rose by more than a third (34%) in four years, according to...

Assaults on NHS staff increase 10% in a year

17 Apr 2018

Physical assaults on NHS staff in England rose by 9.7% compared to 2015/16, according to new figures published today.

Violence...

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NHS pay deal of 6.5-29% to be offered without holiday loss

21 Mar 2018

More than a million nurses and other NHS staff in England will be offered a three-year pay deal worth between...

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Nine in 10 NHS trusts plan to use apprenticeship levy funds

19 Mar 2018

Almost all NHS trusts in England plan to use their apprenticeship levy training fund, but would like more flexibility over...

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NHS staff set for significant pay rise as talks make progress

9 Mar 2018

A new NHS pay deal could give 1 million staff a 6.5% pay rise over the next three years, according...

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Counting the cost of the non-EU immigration cap

28 Feb 2018

The NHS recently called into question the cap on non-EU migrants coming into the UK, claiming it was blocking access...

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Occupational health practitioners urged to join consultation on future NHS workforce

1 Feb 2018

The Society of Occupational Medicine is urging OH practitioners to get involved in a consultation on the future NHS workforce...

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NHS lost more nurses than it recruited in 2017

17 Jan 2018

The NHS is on the verge of a staffing crisis, according to the Royal College of Nursing, with more nurses...

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Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

22 Nov 2017

There were few surprises for employers in today’s budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Chancellor...

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NHS workforce planning ‘not fit for purpose’

30 Oct 2017

National policy and planning for the NHS workforce in England is “not fit for purpose” according to a report from...

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Hunt announces 25% more nurse training posts

5 Oct 2017

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a 25% increase in nurse training places as well as a package of measures...

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Will Trade Union Act minimise strikes in ‘important public services’?

25 Sep 2017

The Trade Union Act introduced rules on balloting for industrial action in important public services that set the bar high...

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Nursing unions demand 3.9% pay rise and £800

15 Sep 2017

Unions representing more than a million nurses and other NHS staff have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9%...

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Unions urge May to lift 1% NHS pay cap

19 Jun 2017

Trade unions representing 1.3 million nurses, doctors and other health professionals have written to Theresa May asking her to ditch...

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HR should own “people factor” of cyber security

2 Jun 2017

Nearly half (47%) of HR departments do not know when their cyber security was last considered and only 22% have...

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