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Radical policy change urgently needed to address skills shortages, says NHS Employers

07 / 8 / 2019 2.23pm

Responding to the Edge Foundation report on skills shortages in the NHS, Danny Mortimer has said a number of actions are being taken by employers to bridge the gap in skills, but we also urgently need to see radical change to policy.

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Employers will welcome steps to make fitness to practise process fairer and quicker - NHS Employers

09 / 7 / 2019 9.02am

Employees and employers will welcome steps to make the fitness to practise process quicker, fairer and effective, Danny Mortimer has said, commenting on the government response to the "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation" consultation.

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Junior doctors contract deal is positive for the NHS, says NHS Employers

26 / 6 / 2019 4.30pm

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, responds junior doctors' vote in favour of improvements to their contract

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Report on sexual harassment against healthcare staff is ‘extremely disturbing’

20 / 6 / 2019 1.45pm

In response to UNISON’s report on sexual harassment against healthcare staff Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, said harassment against healthcare staff is ‘extremely disturbing’.

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Junior doctors to vote on improvements to contract

10 / 6 / 2019 7.45pm

Junior doctors are to vote on a new four-year improvement to their contract which will mean annual pay uplifts of 2 per cent and additional investment in the contract to support increased productivity and recruitment and retention.

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NHS Employers welcomes review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide

06 / 6 / 2019 7.17am

The Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide "carefully balances an appreciation of the impact of clinical errors and mistakes on patients and their families, and our medical workforce," NHS Employers has said..

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NHS People Plan is welcome but will need investment, says NHS Employers

03 / 6 / 2019 10.19am

Investment will be required to incentivise more people to train to be nurses either through undergraduate or apprenticeship routes, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, has said in response to the publication of the new Interim NHS People Plan.

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Critical that EU Settled Status scheme works for individuals and employers, says Cavendish Coalition in response to Home Affairs Committee report

30 / 5 / 2019 2.46pm

Danny Mortimer, co-convenor of the Cavendish Coalition, responds to the Home Affairs Committee report on EU Settled Status

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Cavendish Coalition welcomes MAC recommendations on shortage occupation list

29 / 5 / 2019 2.57pm

The Cavendish Coalition has welcomed the recommendations made by the Migration Advisory Committee in its review of the shortage occupation list.

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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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29 / 7 / 2019 2.16pm

Mohamed Jogi, programme manager for the diversity and inclusion team at NHS Employers, shares his reflections following attendance at a pastoral symposium.

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