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NHS workforce shortages still a big risk even as nursing numbers grow

22 / 10 / 2020 2.32pm

NHS Employers has commented on the latest NHS workforce figures.

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Funding for mental health support for NHS staff welcome as difficult winter approaches

20 / 10 / 2020 2.19pm

NHS Employers has welcomed the announcement of additional funding to support NHS staff mental health.

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MAC recommendations for shortage occupation list still fall short for social care workers

29 / 9 / 2020 2.11pm

The Cavendish Coalition has responded to the Migration Advisory Committee review of shortage occupation lists.

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'We can always do more' to support staff wellbeing, says NHS Employers in response to King's Fund report

23 / 9 / 2020 8.06am

NHS Employers has welcomed the recommendations in the new King’s Fund report, "The courage of compassion: Supporting nurses and midwives to deliver high-quality care", commissioned by the Royal College of Nursing.

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More progress needed to achieve gender equality in NHS leadership

Health and Care Women Leaders Network

09 / 9 / 2020 7.11am

NHS leadership that more fairly represents women in senior roles is “essential, overdue and needed now”, according to a new report out today (Wednesday 9 September) from the NHS Confederation.

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Greater support needed to help female staff deal with impact of COVID-19

25 / 8 / 2020 9.18am

The NHS risks losing the people who make up the largest proportion of its workforce to stress and exhaustion as a result of the COVID-19 crisis if its female staff are not fully supported in their roles, the results of a new survey show.

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NHS Employers welcomes nursing degree apprenticeship announcement

10 / 8 / 2020 1.52pm

NHS Employers has welcomed a new government package worth £172 million to help train more nursing degree apprentices.

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NHS People Plan welcome but no quick solution to years of disinvestment

29 / 7 / 2020 11.30pm

Responding to the announcement of the NHS People Plan for 2020/21, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said NHS People Plan welcome but no quick solution to years of disinvestment

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NHS Employers welcomes funding for research projects to investigate COVID-19 and ethnicity

29 / 7 / 2020 8.11am

A total of £4.3 million of funding has been awarded to six new research projects to investigate COVID-19 and ethnicity by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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Investment needed in nurse training placement capacity, says NHS Employers

21 / 7 / 2020 8.49am

NHS Employers has responded to the RCN report, "Beyond the Bursary: Workforce Supply".

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