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  • Pay awards: Public health

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Updated to include the details of two new pay awards across the sector.

  • Staff bullied at investigated NHS Trust

    Date:
    29 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    Staff at a Shropshire hospital trust being investigated over a high number of baby deaths have reported a culture of bullying and harassment, a report has revealed.

  • Scrap net migration target, say London businesses

    Date:
    29 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    Business campaigners have called for a radical shake-up to rules governing the immigration of workers at all skill levels.

  • Health sector discusses Brexit risk to the NHS

    Date:
    29 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    While Theresa May was yesterday making her statement to the House of Commons chamber on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, health sector representatives were hearing a message of sobering potency in a neighbouring side room.

  • 88-year-old NHS worker sues for age discrimination

    Date:
    27 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    An 88-year-old secretary is suing the NHS for age discrimination after she was dismissed from her post at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

  • NHS manager awarded £1 million pay-out for unfair dismissal

    Date:
    23 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    An IT manager at an NHS trust has been awarded £1m in compensation by an employment tribunal after he was unfairly dismissed.

  • Doctor practised medicine for 22 years without qualification

    Date:
    19 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • One in six NHS posts unfilled by 2030

    Date:
    15 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    "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.

  • Whistleblowing: Co-workers liable for dismissal-related detriment

    Date:
    1 November 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Timis and another v Osipov and another, the Court of Appeal held that, under s.47B of the Employment Rights Act 1996, an employee may bring a whistleblowing claim for dismissal-related detriment against a fellow worker.

  • NHS to crack down on violence against staff

    Date:
    1 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    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.