Search Tag: Workforce

Health Management

Workforce Planning – Can we Face the Future Without it?

2017 21 Aug

Workforce planning aims to creat a sustainable workforce that is centred around patient need, provides quality outcomes and is both deliverable and affordable.     The health sector in the UK employs almost 2.3 million people (Labour Force Survey 2016), and workforce spend accounts for an estimated 70% of the National Health Service (NHS ) healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Trump Immigration Ban: Effects on HIT Workforce

2017 05 Feb

Health IT leaders have expressed varying levels of concern over President Donald Trump's recent immigration ban and its impact on the workforce moving forward. They say the policy could limit the talent pool that the industry draws from. See Also: Trump Wins Presidency: U.S. Healthcare Leaders Forced to Rethink FutureHiring of IT employees has a global... Read more

Health Management

Health and Wellbeing of the Workforce

2016 05 Jan

Workforce Health Must Be a PriorityThe National Health Service (NHS) must work hard to protect the health and well being of its workforce. Failure to do so costs organisations across the system dearly but, more importantly, patient care may suffer. What does it feel like to be unable to do your job properly through lack of time, staff shortages or financial... Read more

ICU Management

EISCM 2014: ICU Workforce - The Challenges

2014 01 Oct

Increasing demand for intensive care will put immense strains on the intensive care workforce, said Andrew Rhodes, UK, speaking at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Barcelona this week. Following the roundtable conference at the ESICM 2013 congress in Paris the Society set up an advisory group to look at intensive care... Read more

Executive Health Management

Corruption Influences Migration of Skilled Workers

2013 20 May

Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers report the authors of a new study published in EMBO reports.Qualified workers are in demand in many countries around the world. They are internationally mobile and have the flexibility to take on new challenges. However, if the exodus of skilled workers exceeds... Read more