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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust redesigned the way they recruit nurses, have a protected training budget to up-skill their new staff, and focus on raising awareness of employee benefits. These innovative approaches to retention have led to a reduction in nursing turnover over the past 12 months.
You can use our new operational workforce planning self-assessment tool to carry out an organisational assessment against six key indicators: leadership, technology, information, method and governance, engagement and integration, and strategy.
Following some recent breaches, a reminder of your requirement to obtain appropriate approvals (both internally and externally) before commissioning any proposed consultancy support above the £50,000 threshold.
Using the updated Standard Contract
Health Education England
Retaining staff and cost savings for your emergency department
Health Education England has launched the Specialty Associate Specialist doctor’s development and retention toolkit.
The toolkit was developed and implemented by Derby NHS Foundation Trust, who then saw improvements in recruitment and retention, a positive impact on the 4-hour performance target and financial savings including a lower agency spend.
Department of Health and Social Care
Town planning and business case workshops
Directors of finance, estates and facilities and strategic development — these free workshops provide guidance on the planning system, property disposals and the green book process.
- Tuesday 12 June, 10.45am – 4pm, Bristol
- Monday 18 June, 10.45am – 4pm, Leeds
- Tuesday 26 June, 10.45am – 4pm, Birmingham
- Wednesday 4 July, 10.45am – 4pm, London
- Newcastle workshop TBC – please express interest using the email below