Over a million people in England work for the NHS, providing high quality care every day. The government, providers, NHS arm's length bodies, unions, professional colleges, and regulators all have a role to play in workforce matters and employment relations. Providers need a workforce that has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours if they are to deliver high quality care for patients and service users.

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05 Dec 2023

Strikes will bring extra chill to stretched NHS this winter

Sir Julian Hartley responds to news that junior doctors in England plan more strikes in December and January.

04 Dec 2023

Curbs on overseas care workers 'deeply concerning'

Miriam Deakin responds to the home secretary's announcement on cutting legal migration to the UK.

01 Dec 2023

Disability History Month: Shifting the NHS paradigm towards inclusive leadership

Peter Reading, interim chief executive at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, argues the NHS would be much improved by seeing disability as an asset that enriches leadership and decision-making.

Peter ReadingPeter Reading
30 Nov 2023

Rise in recruitment welcome but retention also key

Miriam Deakin responds to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) mid-year registration data report.

27 Nov 2023

Vital step towards resolving NHS strikes but still far to go

Sir Julian Hartley responds to the government's pay offer for consultants, announced today.

24 Nov 2023

Increased demand and staff shortages take toll on nurses' mental health

Saffron Cordery responds to new figures published by the Royal College of Nursing, which show a 98% rise in reported suicidal thoughts among nurses compared to the same period last year.

23 Nov 2023

NHS Providers responds to new migration figures

Sir Julian Hartley responds to the latest net migration figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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23 Nov 2023

The Provider Podcast: Annual Conference and Exhibition 2023

In this episode Adam Brimelow reflects on our flagship annual conference and exhibition, hearing from a range of delegates as they share their experiences.

16 Nov 2023

NHS leaders don't see a light at the end of winter's tunnel

Sir Julian Hartley discusses the findings of the State of the provider sector survey and the challenges facing NHS trusts.

Julian HartleyJulian Hartley
16 Nov 2023

Redefining ability: a director's journey through disability and leadership in the NHS

Kate Smyth, non-executive director at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, shares her journey through disability and leadership and what inspired her to co-found the DNDN.

Kate SmythKate Smyth
15 Nov 2023

Welcome focus on greater transparency and improvement

Sir Julian Hartley responds to shadow Health and Social Care Secretary Wes Streeting's speech at NHS Providers' annual conference.

13 Nov 2023

Trusts committed to doctors' wellbeing and development

Sir Julian Hartley responds to a General Medical Council report about the medical workforce and doctors' rapidly changing career choices.

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