The qualifications of around 3,000 foreign doctors in the UK are being checked after it emerged a woman practised psychiatry for 22 years without a medical degree.
"Systemic" shortages in the NHS workforce mean long-term plans for the health service risk becoming an unachievable wish list, according to healthcare experts, who have cited forecasts that more than one in six posts could be unfilled by 2030.
Hundreds of civil servants have complained about sexual harassment or bullying but only a small number have faced disciplinary action as a result, according to a Guardian investigation.
Nurses and doctors will be better protected from attacks by patients and their families under plans to crack down on violence against NHS staff and prosecute offenders more easily.
Public sector workers could have wage increases based on their performance or where in the country they work, the chancellor has hinted.
In James v Coedffranc Community Council, an employment tribunal upheld an unsuccessful job applicant's age discrimination claim after an interviewer said "I've just noticed how old you are" and jotted down older candidates' ages on interview notes.
Requirements for public sector employers to ensure a certain percentage of their workforce is apprentices may pose some organisational challenges, but Simon Rouse from PeoplePlus explains how apprenticeships can also help public sector organisations become more productive and better reflect their communities.
The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) is set to launch legal action over what it has called the government's latest "derisory" pay offer.
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