The ‘7-day NHS’ Planning

Published on Feb 27, 2016 by ‘Protect Your NHS’

Jeremy Hunt wasn’t available, so Malcolm Tucker enlists Charlie Massey from the Department of Health to explain the ‘7-day NHS’ and new junior doctors contract at this committee hearing on NHS staffing. Can you tell the difference between reality and satire? Warning: strong language

By |August 15th, 2016|Doctors' Employment Issues, Staff Support|0 Comments

Francis NHS whistleblower report: a new beginning?

The following is an abstract from The Guardian.

“Last June, six senior NHS professionals, including myself, met Jeremy Hunt to relate our personal histories and petition him for a public inquiry into whistleblower victimisation. We had all suffered extreme retaliation after raising serious concerns about patient care. Five of us had been dismissed. A week later […]

GMC Investigation and Suicide

28 Doctors Killed Themselves While Under Investigation By GMC
Original Article in Huffinton Post

An independent guide has actually found that 28 medical professionals eliminated themselves while under examination for malpractice between 2005 and 2013.

The General Medical Council commissioned guide out today discovered the doctors, who killed themselves or died of suspected suicide, were suffering from mental […]

By |December 21st, 2014|GMC, Staff Support, Stress Effects|0 Comments

Why we need a staff support commission

Professor Narinder Kapur has published an interesting article advocating a staff support commission – original article…

In summary, he stated:

We need a staff support commission to deal with issues such as whistleblowing, staff wellbeing and redeployment of staff who are well skilled but who find themselves out of favour with their employer

The Francis report, the Berwick […]

By |June 25th, 2014|Staff Support|0 Comments