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NHS long term plan—exploring proposals to increase recruitment and retain staff

NHS long term plan—exploring proposals to increase recruitment and retain staff
Published on: 30 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • NHS long term plan—exploring proposals to increase recruitment and retain staff
  • What does the plan propose in relation to increasing the numbers of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in terms of access to university education and alternative career paths including apprenticeships?
  • How does the plan propose retaining staff in terms of personal development to enhance medical specialists and/or provide leadership?
  • How does the plan propose retaining staff in terms of addressing concerns about work life balance, safety at work from aggressive service users and wellbeing measures to support staff?
  • How does the plan propose retaining EU staff post-Brexit and ensuring that England has enough suitably qualified medical staff for the future in relation to recruiting internationally and recognising international qualifications?
  • Is there anything the plan does not address in terms of recruitment and retention of staff, and do you think it could go further?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: In the first article in a five-part series exploring the NHS long-term plan, Joanna Hunt and Naomi Hanrahan-Soar, managing associates at Lewis Silkin, discuss government proposals to increase recruitment and retain staff in the plan. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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