Saying goodbye to outdated shift scheduling will avoid NHS burnout

Another pandemic could be about to hit the NHS – staff burnout. Dr Anas Nader explains how embracing flexible working...

Number of non-EU workers arriving in UK overtakes EU migrants

19 Jun 2020

For the first time since 2006, the majority of people migrating to the UK for work are non-EU citizens.

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Student nurses see paid placements terminated early

17 Jun 2020

Student nurses who joined the NHS frontline in paid positions to assist in the fight against the coronavirus have had...

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From ‘forgotten’ to ‘key’ workers: protecting the precariously employed

29 May 2020

While the Covid-19 crisis is a worrying and uncertain time for all of us, it brings into sharp focus some...

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Occupational health needs to be accessible to all NHS staff, says BMA

22 May 2020

The British Medical Association (BMA) has called for more mental health and wellbeing support for those in the profession –...

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Scientists urge caution over availability of antibody tests

21 May 2020

Scientists have warned of the risks associated with the widespread use of antibody tests by employees and the wider public,...

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Leave to remain extended to families of deceased care workers

21 May 2020

The government has stated that non-EEA family members of any NHS, healthcare or social care worker who has died as...

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Immigration Bill is ‘not fair and not in the national interest’

18 May 2020

Labour accuses government of undervaluing people in low paid jobs in the health and social care sector and says immigration bill will make them feel unwelcome in this country.

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Recent case shows employers must consider disability before dismissing staff

13 May 2020

Leeds Teaching hospital case casts fresh light on organisations vulnerability to discriminatory decisions.

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Hospital staff to receive weekly coronavirus tests

6 May 2020

Medical staff in hospitals are to be tested for Covid-19 on a weekly basis, even if they are asymptomatic, in...

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How HR helped set up Bristol’s NHS Nightingale Hospital

4 May 2020

All HR teams have had to rise to new challenges in the past weeks, but the HR team at Defence...

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Health and social care staff to receive £60k life assurance benefit

28 Apr 2020

Bereaved families of frontline health and social care staff in England who lose their lives while fighting the coronavirus will...

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Employers can now refer essential workers for coronavirus tests

24 Apr 2020

Employers of essential workers in England who are self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus can refer them for Covid-19 testing.

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NHS visa extension ‘may not apply to all staff’

22 Apr 2020

Proposals to extend the visas of NHS workers may not apply to as many people as initially thought, immigration experts...

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NHS adopting military trauma techniques for coronavirus fight

20 Apr 2020

The NHS is adapting trauma support techniques often used in military settings for use on the frontline of the coronavirus...

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