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:
11/06/2019 - Court of Appeal gives judgment in Flowers case on overtime and holiday pay
29/05/2019 - Capsticks welcomes Legal Director to expanding Employment team
23/05/2019 - Employers must record workers’ daily working time
14/05/2019 - Court of Appeal rejects appeal against dismissal for improper conversations about religion with patients
27/03/2019 - Workforce considerations for Primary Care Networks
19/03/2019 - Court of Appeal: compensatory rest breaks do not need to be continuous
06/03/2019 - Employment Tribunal decision on positive action
27/11/2018 - EAT dismisses breach of contract claim against NHS trust
15/11/2018 - New protection for NHS and emergency services staff
24/10/2018 - Employers can be legally responsible for malicious data breaches committed by employees
10/10/2018 - Employment quarterly update
26/09/2018 - Removal of travel allowance following TUPE transfer was not void
07/09/2018 - NHS Dorset CCG successfully defends judicial review of major service changes
19/07/2018 - EAT rules on holiday pay entitlement under Agenda for Change
17/07/2018 - High Court grants interim injunction preventing NHS Trust from continuing disciplinary proceedings
17/07/2018 - Sleep-in shifts and the National Minimum Wage: Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake
28/06/2018 - Court of Appeal confirms that allegations must be specific and factual to amount to protected disclosures
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
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.
Positive action: separating fact from fiction - Take a look at Capsticks' resource which looks at some common diversity and equality misconceptions.
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.