Staff Shortages

Almost half of UK GPs plan to retire in next five years, study shows

28th February 2019

GPs are increasingly demoralised and looking for the exit despite a raft of measures to improve the job, according to … Read more

NHS England survey reveals ‘alarming downturn’ in staff wellbeing

26th February 2019

Two in five NHS staff in England felt sick from the stress of their job at some point last year, … Read more

A Critical Moment: NHS Staffing Trends, Rentention and Attrition

18th February 2019

Executive summary: Trends in the NHS workforce: This is the third annual NHS workforce trends report published by the Health … Read more

Record numbers of NHS staff quitting due to long hours

17th February 2019

Record numbers of burned-out NHS staff are quitting because they are fed up with spending too much time at work … Read more

Paediatric shortages pose ‘significant risk’ to children, college warns

11th February 2019

Unfilled paediatric training posts pose a “significant risk” to children, young people, and their families, a royal college has warned. … Read more

Just Another Day – Unison report January 2019

28th January 2019

This UNISON survey’s purpose was to spot-test a typical 24-hour period in the health service. The union asked people what … Read more

Half of NHS workers say they are too short staffed to deliver safe, dignified and compassionate care

28th January 2019

Almost half of NHS workers on the front line say there are not enough staff on their shift to ensure … Read more

Thousands of NHS hospital consultants intend to quit years before retirement, survey finds

21st January 2019

‘Implications of such a significant loss of skilled and specialist clinicians is potentially disastrous,’ says BMA Thousands of senior hospital … Read more

More recruits still needed before Cossham Hospital’s midwife unit can reopen

21st January 2019

More midwives still need to be recruited before one of the most luxurious and specialist birthing centres in Bristol can … Read more

Government urged to act over ‘national scandal’ of adult social care pay – as 54,000 in Yorkshire earn below Living Wage

21st January 2019

Chronic under-funding of adult social care in the North is sparking a workforce crisis, the Government was warned today, as … Read more