Ian Wheeler, from Skills for Health, looks at the workforce development needed to make integrated care a success
Growing evidence shows that clinical leadership improves quality and outcomes for patients. The need to encourage this development is clear but more training in management is required if it is to become a reality, as Shirley Cramer CBE, CEO for the Institute for Healthcare Management (IHM) explains.
Michael Moneypenny, director of the Scottish Clinical Simulation Centre, examines the history of simulation in healthcare, and the impact of mannequin-based simulation training on patient safety
John Sylvester, executive director of P&MM Motivation, looks at how strict financial policies have impacted on employee motivation and engagement programmes.
Stress and wellbeing expert Jane Thomas explains why it is essential in the current economic climate to invest in the wellbeing of staff working within the NHS
Investing in good quality security and risk training provides healthcare staff with the key skills needed to identify and respond to risks, urges Amy Burrell, training consultant at Perpetuity Training
A Skills Passport for Health is a portable, online record of an individual’s career history, current skills and training, designed to reduce duplication of training and pre-employment checks
Lean management principles can help the NHS survive the financial crisis, says Mark Eaton Mark, managing director, Amnis UK
Employers have a duty of care to protect employees and patients from harm where patient handling is concerned
As the NHS enters the era of more for less, the development of next generation learning systems, which blend on and offline approaches, could not have come at a better time. Written by John Baxter, LSN
Ruth Spellman takes a look at style and substance for a healthy management future
Poor leadership and management have often been easy targets for those looking for weaknesses in the UK health service, says David Pardey, Institute of Leadership & Management
With funding squeezes being mooted after 2011, how can NHS organisations afford a trust-wide investment in staff support services?
London Strategic Health Authority’s Wellness Strategy and implementation aims to support the delivery of world class people and world class healthcare in London
Candace Miller, director of Strategic Workforce Transformation at Skills for Health, explains the importance of workforce transformation and shares some of the tools available to help those involved in workforce design, planning, and development
Total Clean has been supplying commercial cleaning services to the NHS, Private Practices and Clinics for over 35 years.
We adopt a collaborative approach with our clients, developing bespoke cleaning solutions to meet the needs of the surgeries and practices we serve.
MGPS Services Ltd are an independent company accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and provide Medical Gas
Northwich’s Victoria Infirmary (VIN) Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) has enabled more patients
With health sector vacancies at a record high, one NHS trust in Kent is battling back by offering more than 300 fully-paid apprenticeships, from nursing to administrators
The NHS must embrace the agency workforce. During this staffing crisis, recruitment agencies and temps are playing a crucial role in keeping wards open and the wheels of the NHS turning, writes Yerin Seo, senior campaigns advisor at the Recruitment and Employment Confederati