2015

30 ways you can engage with healthcare workforce development...

13th October 2015 Written by Skills for Health
We have had a great year to date producing a variety of content for the Guardian Healthcare Network and are looking forward in continuing our…

It’s critical we act now to create a high quality healthcare support workforce!

13th October 2015 Written by Ian Wheeler
The UK’s healthcare support workforce, which accounts for over 40% of workers, is all too often overlooked, receiving relatively little attention in terms of role…

The six most frequently asked questions about the care certificate

13th August 2015 Written by Skills for Health
From the time needed to complete the training to who needs to do it, here are your queries answered. Since April 2015, the care certificate…

Technology is pushing training in the NHS further

12th August 2015 Written by Skills for Health
The dilemma of changing and improving services, whilst at the same time delivering the important everyday service, has always been an issue for healthcare. The…

Consultant contracts are not the only barrier to seven-day NHS services

10th August 2015 Written by Dr Jenny Harrop – Medical Workforce Specialist
Jeremy Hunt was unwise to link consultants’ working patterns with an increased risk of hospital patients dying at weekends. Jeremy Hunt has accused the British…