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  • Government seeks patient safety commissioner to ’set example of integrity and ethical leadership’

    • 11 Jan 2022

    The government has launched recruitment for the first patient safety commissioner for England, revealing the successful candidate could work part-time.

  • Former ambassador appointed chair of merging trust

    • 10 Jan 2022

    An acute and community trust has appointed a former UK ambassador as its new chair.

  • Exclusive: Absences hit 120,000 as military sends 200 staff to help hospitals

    • 7 Jan 2022

    Staff absences from NHS trusts hit nearly 120,000 on Wednesday after another increase, HSJ has learned, as the government deployed 200 military staff to plug gaps.

  • Occupational health staff told not to get involved in decisions on mandatory covid vaccination

    • 7 Jan 2022

    Occupational health professionals should avoid employment and management matters related to unvaccinated NHS staff, new guidance has warned.

  • Omicron blocks thousands of overseas doctors joining NHS

    • 6 Jan 2022

    Thousands of overseas-qualified doctors wanting to work in the UK will be delayed after the General Medical Council cancelled exams due to the surge in covid cases.

  • NHS to begin move to dismiss staff who refuse covid vaccine or redeployment

    • 6 Jan 2022

    Trusts will be told next week how they should go about dismissing potentially thousands of NHS staff who have decided not to be vaccinated against covid, HSJ has learned.

  • Trust appoints integrated care director as acting CEO

    • 6 Jan 2022

    A mental health and community trust has appointed its executive director for integrated care as acting chief executive.

  • HSJ’s 10 most read workforce stories of 2021

    • 31 Dec 2021

    Here is a rundown of HSJ’s most read workforce stories for this year

  • Government hires banker to lead NHS England

    • 23 Dec 2021

    The government has selected a senior banker and non-executive director of the Treasury to chair NHS England.

  • Death threats against senior health officials prompt DHSC action

    • 23 Dec 2021

    An artificial intelligence company has been hired by the government to monitor online death threats against “high profile individuals” working on the covid-19 vaccination programme.

  • 2,000 more NHS staff in London absent due to covid in last two days

    • 22 Dec 2021

    The number of NHS staff absent for reasons linked to covid has risen by 50 per cent in two days and now stands at 6,799.

  • Confusion surrounds position of NHS legal chief accused of ‘inappropriate’ behaviour

    • 21 Dec 2021

    The government has refused to clarify the position of NHS Resolution chair Martin Thomas – who stepped down from his role as head of the Charity Commission last week after allegations of ‘inappropriate behaviour’.

  • Trust appoints interim CEO on substantive basis

    • 20 Dec 2021

    A London trust has appointed a hospital chief executive on a substantive basis.

  • Staff absence forecasts reveal ‘bleak picture’ for coming days

    • 18 Dec 2021

    The number of NHS staff in London absent due to covid has more than doubled in four days, and one in three of the workforce would be absent by new year’s eve if the growth rate continues.

  • Insurance boss named NICE chief executive

    • 17 Dec 2021

    Samantha Roberts, the managing director of insurance provider Legal and General’s health and care business, is to become the chief executive of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

  • CEO of ‘outstanding’ trust makes switch to maternity scandal provider

    • 17 Dec 2021

    The chief executive of an ‘outstanding’ London trust is to move to one of the most troubled trusts in the country.

  • NHSE: Staff can work even if household has covid

    • 17 Dec 2021

    Government and NHS guidance has been changed and now allows health and care staff with covid-positive household contacts to work, if the staff member is testing negative.

  • Trust calls for ‘compassion’ towards unvaccinated staff as they face dismissal

    • 17 Dec 2021

    A trust has warned that many of its unvaccinated staff remain unpersuaded despite the prospect of dismissal, and there are ‘very limited’ opportunities for redeployment.

  • NHSE hires director from Test and Trace and MoD

    • 16 Dec 2021

    NHS England has hired a new chief commercial officer, who has previously held senior roles at Test and Trace and the Ministry of Defence.

  • Omicron triggers first cancellations and redeployment of staff

    • 16 Dec 2021

    Some hospital trusts in London are beginning to cancel non-urgent elective procedures and redeploy staff, as absences rise ahead of an expected wave of admissions from omicron.