Research Briefing: The NHS workforce in England

The report outlines the NHS’s priorities for workforce planning, vacancies, and turnover, it talks about safe staffing levels and domestic recruitment, education, and training.

Several issues have been highlighted around the factors affecting recruitment and retention within the NHS:

  • Work-related stress, sickness, and burnout.
  • Bullying, harassment, and discrimination at work; and the Government’s 2022/23 pay offer, which was widely rejected by healthcare worker unions, who are now taking industrial action.
  • Government Policy.

Read more here.