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Staff focus

The latest news on staffing and workforce issues

Staff focus highlights health and morale in the workforce.

This theme highlights health and morale of the workforce. A positive working environment benefits staff and patients. Creating the best possible working conditions for nursing staff enables them to deliver the highest standards of patient care.

Staff focus

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Race in the workplace: the McGregor-Smith review.

This independent review considers the issues affecting black and minority ethnic (BME) groups in the workplace.

FoNS Centre for Nursing Innovation

Playing our Part

The report starts by fundamentally rejecting the view that their specialist registration must be discontinued and suggests practical ways in which the discipline can be developed to meet the demands of the UK population.


'Nursing makes all the difference in healthcare': how the job has changed.

The profession’s agenda has extended but staffing levels, pay, Brexit and compassion fatigue are significant issues.

Health Education England

The general practice nursing workforce development plan

This report collates examples of good practice in general practice nursing across England.

Health Education England

New campaign shows that age is no barrier when it comes to apprenticeships

The campaign aims to promote apprenticeships in the NHS as a viable first choice for people of all ages, with more than 150 different roles on offer.

Health Education England

New report aims to make General Practice Nursing a top career destination

The report Recognise, Rethink, Reform explores the challenges facing the GPN workforce and puts forward a range of recommendations to support and develop the workforce for the future and to help nurses make effective career choices.

NHS Employers

Tackling cyberbulling in the NHS: what you need to know

This briefing explores how the NHS currently tackles cyberbulling through examining results of a study conducted by the charity All Rise Say No To Cyber Abuse.

NHS England

2016 NHS Staff Survey

The survey shows another year of improvements, with NHS staff engagement scores at their highest level in five years.

Public Health England

Evaluation of behaviour change interventions: school nurse toolkit

This toolkit aims to guide school nurses through evaluations and provides guidance on how to implement results to promote learning, make improvements, and demonstrate the impact of interventions.

Royal College of Physicians

Against the odds: experiences from the NHS front line

This report brings together the experiences of doctors working in NHS hospitals between December 2016 and January 2017.

Skills for Health

End of life care core skills education and training framework

This framework, developed in partnership with Skills for Care and Health Education England, promotes greater collaboration between organisations in the health and care sector and the community.

Health Education England & NHS Employers

Mary Seacole Awards 2017-18

These awards, funded by Health Education England, provide the opportunity to undertake a specific health care project that benefits and improves the health outcomes of people from black and minority ethnic communities and contributes to your personal development.

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