Staff experience in the NHS
When excellent staff experience is achieved, staff become inspired to be the best people they can be at work which in turn delivers the best patient care. To achieve excellent staff experience employers must create an environment where staff can succeed, feel valued, supported, and encouraged.
Health and wellbeing
We promote wellbeing at work, with advice and information for NHS provider organisations on health and safety, stress, sickness absence and more.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Supporting NHS trusts to create a fairer and more diverse workplace, where difference is welcomed.
Staff experiences during COVID-19
COVID-19 staff video stories
View video stories of NHS staff talking about the support they received from their organisations during COVID-19.
13 March 2021
Staff experience: adapting and innovating during COVID-19
This resource showcases NHS trusts that have adapted and innovated during COVID-19 to enhance staff experience.
10 March 2021
Improving retention at all stages of nurses' careers
Read how one trust focused its retention activity across all stages of a nurse’s career and developed an action plan to reduce turnover rates.
11 August 2020
Improving nurse retention: flexible retirement guide
Our guide focuses on flexible working through the lens of supporting nurses to access more flexible forms of retirement.
11 August 2020
Flexible working enablers in practice
Explore the nine enablers to flexible working and how Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was able to implement them.
30 October 2020
Embedding the Workforce Disability Equality Standard
Learn about the Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES) and access guidance and resources to help you support staff with disabilities.
18 October 2021
Menopause and the workplace
Information on how menopause can affect people at work, and practical guidance for employers on how to improve workplace environments for them.
14 October 2021
Supporting our most vulnerable people
Guidance on supporting staff with underlying health conditions and those who are in higher-risk groups.
16 September 2021
Guide to making flexible working requests flowchart
A flowchart for managing conversations around flexible working requests, created by the NHS Staff Council to support the NHS People Plan.
26 August 2021
Teamworking, psychological safety and compassionate leadership
Michael West, senior fellow at The King’s Fund, reflects on psychological safety, compassionate leadership and inclusivity in teams.
15 October 2021
Virtual voice: technology in supporting staff engagement
A blog by Steven Weeks exploring how technology is being used to improve staff engagement within the NHS.
4 October 2021
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