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This report analyses the changes in the size and composition of the NHS workforce in England in the context of long-term trends, policy priorities and future projected need. It builds on previous reports to provide analysis of longer-term trends and insights into the changing NHS staff profile. It focuses specifically on the NHS workforce issues that have been identified in recent years: nursing shortages, and shortages of staff in general practice and primary care.
Posted: December 2, 2019, 2:51 pm
This report warns that the UK's district nurse workforce is under threat due to long-term underinvestment in training, education and skills, which could pose a threat to patient safety. It reveals an evolving health care workforce crisis, set against rising demand for district nursing services across all UK regions.
Posted: November 26, 2019, 9:36 am
This report outlines the evidence behind the RCN calls for specific legal responsibilities for workforce planning and supply across the health and care system.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 3:04 pm
This report provides an overview of the first year of a scheme to drive improvements in maternity and neonatal services and to ensure that families whose babies suffer rare, but avoidable brain injuries at birth are better supported.
Posted: October 1, 2019, 11:37 am
The RCM has developed a new section in Emma's Diary Pregnancy Guide and Guide to Labour and Birth, with the aim of supporting conversations between midwives and the women in their care.
Posted: September 30, 2019, 4:28 pm
This report, written in conjunction with the Royal College of Nursing, calls for urgent investment in district nursing, as new figures show the number of district nurses working in the NHS has dropped by almost 43 per cent in England in the past 10 years. It explores all the elements that need to be in place to support an outstanding district nursing service.
Posted: September 16, 2019, 9:46 am
This report explores the variations in structure and organisation of the nursing workforce across the different countries of Europe. As health systems shift radically in response to rising demand, the role of nurses becomes even more important. The report is part of a two-volume study on the contributions that nurses make to strengthening health systems. Its aim is to raise the profile of nursing within health policy and draw the attention of decision-makers.
Posted: September 10, 2019, 11:46 am
This is the first study to investigate the impact of the policy of charging 'overseas visitors' for NHS care on midwives' practice or professional responsibilities. This study aimed to explore midwives' experience of looking after women who had been charged, especially in relation to the impact of NHS charging on their professional practice
Posted: September 10, 2019, 11:43 am
Schwartz Center Rounds® were adopted in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2009 and have been subsequently implemented in over 180 healthcare organisations. Using Rounds as a case study, we aim to inform current debates around maintaining fidelity when an intervention developed in one country is transferred and implemented in another.
Posted: August 19, 2019, 4:48 pm
The NHS long-term plan sets out a national vision for leadership that is both compassionate and diverse. This 2 External 0 0 0 selectionShareable external free live online event false false false%> explored the evidence base and what practical and behavioural changes are required now and over the next ten years to achieve that cultural change. Watch on demand.
Posted: August 19, 2019, 2:32 pm
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