Capsticks, with NHS Employers, has produced a suite of resources designed to support the NHS workforce, including podcasts and guidance. Also, see below for latest news updates and upcoming events.
Read a selection of relevant news articles from Capsticks’ website:
18/06/2018 - Access to health records - important changes to know
15/06/2018 - Supreme Court rejects appeal in Pimlico Plumbers case
11/06/2018 - Revised section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act
30/05/2018 - Shared parental leave and discrimination – the latest from the EAT
30/05/2018 - EAT holds that dismissal without warning was fair even where no act of gross misconduct
26/04/2018 - Trust’s monitoring arrangements did not breach junior doctors’ contracts of employment
24/04/2018 - Care homes - Employment law quarterly update
29/03/2018 - GDPR support for HR - Be one step ahead of May's deadline
15/02/2018 - Gig-Economy workers' rights update
28/11/2017 - Disclosures made purely in self-interest are not protected
Hot topics – listen to a series of podcasts on key issues in healthcare.
Mental health - Sean Duggan - Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network discusses the key workforce issues for the mental health sector with Rachael Heenan, senior partner at Capsticks.
Bullying and harassment - Christina McAnea - Head of Health for Unison discusses bullying in the workplace with Martin Hamilton, partner and head of employment at Capsticks.
Brexit - Kate Ling - Senior European Policy Manager in the NHS Confederation's European Office discusses the implications of Brexit with Martin Hamilton, partner and head of employment at Capsticks.
Raising concerns – Dr Henrietta Hughes - National Guardian for the NHS discusses raising concerns and the role of Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) guardians with Ron Simms, employment partner at Capsticks.
Workforce of 2020 - In this series, Kelvin Cheatle, consultant at Capsticks, interviews key workforce leaders to discuss their thoughts on the NHS Workforce of 2020, including the possible impact of devolution and recruitment supply.
- Dean Royles - HR director at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
- Lord Norman Warner - Member of the House of Lords and former Minister of State at the Department of Health.
- Danny Mortimer - Chief executive at NHS Employers.
- Deborah Tarrant - Director of people and organisational development at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Key issues for healthcare organisations - Read Capsticks' key thoughts and commentaries in response to recent health stories in the press.
GDPR frequently asked questions - The FAQs feature an explanation of key GDPR terms, what should be included in a privacy notice, how long data should be kept on file and other key questions and tips.
Getting to grips with GDPR - Everything you need to know on GDPR from data protection to contracts and training.