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NHS boss who lied about degree receives prison sentence

A senior NHS boss who gained his job by falsely stating he had a degree has received a suspended prison...

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Health workers’ unions suspend strikes in Northern Ireland

17 Jan 2020

New NI minister of health secures funding for pay parity with NHS England.

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Hospital bosses asked for fingerprints to identify whistleblower

17 Jan 2020

An NHS trust requested fingerprints in an attempt to identify a whistleblower...

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Thousands of Northern Ireland nurses strike over pay and resourcing

18 Dec 2019

Thousands of nurses in Northern Ireland have gone on strike over “unsafe” staffing levels and pay inequality with the rest...

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Movers and shakers: Protect, NHS, The Collective and Marshall Motors

10 Dec 2019

Personnel Today’s first far-from-exhaustive listing of appointments in the HR world includes a new NHS post to promote flexible working...

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Physio pursues unfair dismissal claim while fighting deportation

9 Dec 2019

An NHS physiotherapist is fighting a Home Office attempt to remove her from the UK after being dismissed from her job.

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Northern Ireland health strike continues after pay offer rejected

6 Dec 2019

A fresh pay offer for health workers in Northern Ireland, who have been on strike for almost two weeks, has been rejected by unions.

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Main parties’ migration policies pose threat to NHS staffing

4 Dec 2019

Both the Conservatives’ and Labour’s migration policies would worsen understaffing in the NHS and social care, according to a report...

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Job website spots slump in searches for nursing roles

29 Nov 2019

Indeed has reported a steep decline in online searches for nursing jobs.

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Acute nurse shortages revealed amid growing blame culture

28 Nov 2019

Staff shortages have led to the rise of a blame culture among nurses most of whom feel unable to provide the level of care they want to patients.

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Need for home care workers outstrips police and nurses

28 Nov 2019

As many as 90,000 home care workers for the over 65s are needed if the main parties’ manifesto pledges to...

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Conservative manifesto reveals plans to help UK workers ‘flourish’

25 Nov 2019

Boris Johnson has vowed to “invest in Britain’s people by giving them the tools and training to flourish in the 21st century”.

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Financial Services Compensation Scheme achieves public sector D&I award

20 Nov 2019

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme scooped the Diversity & Inclusion (Public Sector) Award, sponsored by Civica, at the 2019 Personnel...

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Health leaders urge government not to increase immigration surcharge

20 Nov 2019

Leaders of the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have written a...

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NHS to cover doctors’ tax bills to avoid staffing crisis

19 Nov 2019

The NHS in England is to cover the additional tax bills encountered by doctors in an attempt to encourage them...

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