Staff Shortages

NHS Staff Survey shows worsening pay and conditions are taking their toll on staff

7th March 2018

Full story in Nursing Notes, 6 March 2018 The NHS Staff Survey is the largest workforce survey in the world … Read more

More than half of NHS staff worked unpaid hours in last year

6th March 2018

Full story in the NHE, 6 March 2018 The results of NHS England’s NHS Staff Survey 2017 are “challenging” and show that … Read more

Subsidiary company plans approved by Gloucestershire NHS Trust

5th March 2018

Full story in The Gazette, 1 March 2018 The board of the Gloucestershire NHS trust which runs the county’s biggest … Read more

Capacity to handle 999 calls at risk, warns London ambulance service

2nd March 2018

Britain’s busiest NHS ambulance service may no longer be able to answer all 999 calls quickly enough because its control … Read more

Trusts set up private companies to save vital staff.

26th February 2018

Full Story at Open Democracy, 26 February 2018 Dozens of NHS hospital trusts across England are looking at (or already … Read more

One in 11 posts unfilled in the NHS in England

21st February 2018

Full story at The Guardian 21 February 2018   One in 11 posts in NHS England are currently unfilled, equivalent to almost 100,000 … Read more

MP along with Stroud campaigners fight against ‘back door privatisation’ of Gloucestershire NHS

21st February 2018

Full story at Stroud News 21 February 2018  STROUD campaigners, unions and Stroud MP David Drew have joined forces to … Read more

Thousands of days off a month for NHS staff in Yorkshire sick with stress

12th February 2018

Full Story at ITV News, 12 February 2018. Yorkshire’s NHS trust staff are struggling with stress or anxiety. A recent … Read more

GP leader says family doctors are working ‘beyond safe levels’.

18th January 2018

GP leader says family doctors are working ‘beyond safe levels’ Full story at The Guardian on 18 January 2018 GPs … Read more

One in ten nurses quit NHS England every year.

17th January 2018

Full story at The Guardian 17 January 2018 One in 10 nurses are leaving the NHS in England each year, … Read more