Mental health nursing is a vital and varied profession, accounting for over a third of the mental health workforce in England. Yet the numbers choosing to study to
join the profession are unable to meet sharply rising demand. This major new report, commissioned by NHS Employers and the Mental Healt...
• 21/03/2019 • Jake Beech | Simon Bottery | Anita Charlesworth | Harry Evans | Ben Gershlick | Nina Hemmings | Candace Imison | Pinchas Kahtan | Helen McKenna | Richard Murray | Billy Palmer
The workforce challenges currently facing the health service pose a threat to the delivery and quality of care over the next 10 years. In advance of the NHS's workforce implementation plan later this year, the Nuffield Trust has joined forces with the Health Foundation and The King's Fund to outline...
• 15/11/2018 • Nuffield Trust | The Health Foundation | The King's Fund
In advance of the publication of the NHS long-term plan, we've joined forces with the Health Foundation and The King's Fund to highlight the scale of workforce challenges now facing the health service and the threat this poses to the delivery and quality of care over the next 10 years.
There are more hospital nurses in post than in 2010, yet there are shortages of nurses wherever you look. Each nursing specialty has its problems, but they are not all the same, as Fiona Johnson investigates.
The workforce strategy consultation lays bare the scale of the current crisis in health care services. Its plans are admirable, but it fails to address the core reasons for the NHS's predicament, argues Candace Imison.
With nursing staff increases not keeping up with demand, acute medical nurse Louise Taylor describes what it’s like to work at the coalface and why it’s time to stop the tall talk if we want to retain current staff.