Media centre

Newspapers
The press office provides a comprehensive service to keep journalists informed about the work of NHS Employers.
 
View our latest media releases below.

Other media releases are available at the NHS Confederation media centre.
 

Contact the external affairs team

For media enquiries, get in touch with the External Affairs team at externalaffairs@nhsconfed.org

During office hours, you can also contact:

Claire Patel-Campbell:claire.patel-campbell@nhsconfed.org/ 0748 309 1518

Jim Palmer: jim.palmer@nhsconfed.org/ 0748 309 1503

For enquiries relating to the Welsh NHS Confederation please contact Eddie Steinson at edward.steinson@welshconfed.org / 02920 349850

Out of hours 

For out-of-hours enquiries, please call our duty press officer on 07880 500 726 or email externalaffairs@nhsconfed.org. Please do not text as this number will pick up calls only.

 

‘Long past time’ to address disparities in experience of white and BME staff

27 / 11 / 2020 8.52am

The findings of the GMC’s 2020 "State of medical education and practice in the UK report" are testament to the hard work and dedication of NHS organisations to make sure staff are supported, but they also demonstrate the disparities that still exist in the experience of white staff and those from BME backgrounds, NHS Employers has said.

Find out more

Visa extension welcome as NHS faces workforce shortages

20 / 11 / 2020 2am

Responding to today’s announcement about renewing free 12-month visa extensions for healthcare workers to those whose visas expired before the end of March 2021, Rebecca Smith, managing director of NHS Employers, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said visa extension welcome as NHS faces workforce shortages

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

'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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more

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.

Find out more
1 2 3

Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Employers

  • A personalised website
    Manage your profile and select topics of interest to you
  • Access your dashboard
    Bookmark useful content to help you quickly find what you're looking for
  • Get involved
    Contribute to our Talking Points discussions, comment on and rate our webpages
  • Keep up to date
    Receive the latest newsletters and media summaries

Log In