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Policymakers must guarantee sustainable health and care funding, says NHS Employers

21 / 5 / 2019 8am

In response to the Royal College of Nursing’s call for safe staffing levels to be enshrined in law, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, said that the ‘fundamental question’ was sustainable funding.

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Step into Health programme wins national award

10 / 5 / 2019 8.51am

The Step into Health programme, led by NHS Employers, has won its first ever award at the prestigious British Ex-Forces in Business Awards, taking home Ex-Forces Initiative of the Year.

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NHS must do ‘urgent work’ to address gender pay gap, says NHS Employers

25 / 4 / 2019 1.09pm

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers and NHS Confederation deputy chief executive, responded to Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s speech on the gender pay gap at the Royal College of Physicians annual conference

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NHS Employers flu fighter awards celebrate hard work of frontline staff to prevent spread of flu

26 / 3 / 2019 11.16am

The flu fighter awards, run by NHS Employers, have celebrated NHS trusts and social care organisations from across the country for their commitment to fighting the spread of flu among frontline staff in health and care.

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Workforce report shows need for £900 million more invested annually to boost NHS staff numbers, says NHS Employers

21 / 3 / 2019 9.19am

A report from the King's Fund, the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation highlights the fact that a minimum of £900 million more will need to be invested every year for the next five years in order to boost numbers of staff to support the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan.

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We must embrace vital contribution of colleagues from overseas, NHS Employers says

18 / 3 / 2019 9.27am

In order to make sure the health service is sustainable and fit for the future, we must embrace the vital contribution of our talented colleagues from overseas, NHS Employers has said in response to the findings of a working paper from the Health Foundation.

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'Sisters shouldn’t do it all for themselves' – crucial new report on men as allies in NHS launched

08 / 3 / 2019 11.44am

Men in senior positions and across the health service must act as allies if the NHS is to move to balanced gender representation among its workforce and especially at the highest levels.

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Government response to nursing apprenticeships inquiry 'hugely disappointing'

04 / 3 / 2019 1.26pm

The Government's response to the nursing apprenticeships inquiry is "hugely disappointing", Danny Mortimer has said.

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Chief People Officer is ‘important appointment’ by NHS Improvement, says NHS Employers

28 / 2 / 2019 4.19pm

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers responded to NHS Improvement’s appointment of Prerana Issar, its new Chief People Officer

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Staff 'feeling unwelcome pressure', says NHS Employers in response to NHS Staff Survey results

26 / 2 / 2019 10.53am

Staff are "increasingly feeling unwelcome pressure for a variety of reasons", said Danny Mortimer, in response to the 2018 NHS Staff Survey results.

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Tapping into the lived experience of BME staff

15 / 5 / 2019 7.30am

Dr Habib Naqvi reflects on the links between the Workorce Race Equality Standard, workforce representation, staff engagement and patient satisfaction.

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