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Danny Mortimer: Workforce race equality report shows progress, but there is more work to do

20 / 4 / 2017 5.45pm

In response to the NHS England report on workforce race equality (19 April), Danny Mortimer has said there is more work to be done to make improvements.

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Danny Mortimer: The need to secure and retain a strong, skilled workforce is paramount

05 / 4 / 2017 9.10am

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, has emphasised the need to recruit and retain the right staff from home and abroad to protect the future of the health and care sector, in response to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS's report (5 April).

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Danny Mortimer: GMC training flexibility report 'offers real opportunity to better support doctors'

31 / 3 / 2017 11.34am

NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer has welcomed the GMC’s training flexibility report, ‘Adapting for the Future’ (31 March 2017).

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Danny Mortimer: We welcome the greater focus on workforce in the NHS England plan

31 / 3 / 2017 9.40am

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, has welcomed the greater focus on workforce in the NHS England delivery plan.

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Danny Mortimer: NHS Women on Boards report shows room for improvement

29 / 3 / 2017 11.30am

The gender balance on NHS boards is improving, but there is still a lack of women in key roles, a report by a University of Exeter academic, in conjunction with NHS Employers and NHS Improvement, has found.

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NHS Staff Survey shows improvements in workplace experience

07 / 3 / 2017 10am

The annual NHS Staff Survey, which more than 423,000 NHS staff completed, has shown their workplaces are improving, despite the huge financial pressures and public demand on healthcare.

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Dr Howard Freeman: Worrying NHS figures demonstrate need to improve patients' awareness of right to choose

NHS partners network

09 / 2 / 2017 12.02pm

Performance figures released by NHS England today (9 February) show a worrying growth in waiting times for planned surgery, with the number of people waiting more than a year increasing by 63 per cent in the last 12 months. Responding to the figures, the NHS Partners Network is today warning that the Government must take steps to increase awareness amongst patients of their right to choose where they receive NHS treatment. This would help ensure they can access care as quickly as possible.

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NHS Employers welcomes announcement on changes to the GP contract for 2017/18

07 / 2 / 2017 2.43pm

The NHS Employers organisation welcomes today’s announcement by NHS England on changes to the GMS contract in England for 2017/18, negotiated by NHS Employers on behalf of NHS England. These changes take effect from 1 April 2017.

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NHS Employers welcomes GMC consultation on a single Medical Licensing Assessment

31 / 1 / 2017 3.40pm

The assessment would help provide employers, and patients, with clearer assurance that all doctors practicing in the UK are working to the same standards of knowledge, skills and preparedness, says Danny Mortimer.

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More NHS staff than ever have been vaccinated against flu this winter

19 / 1 / 2017 7.09pm

More NHS staff than ever before are being vaccinated against flu, according to official figures released today. They show that 594,700 (61.8 per cent) frontline NHS staff across England were vaccinated against flu between 1 September and 31 December last year.

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