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In the news area of the HPMA website we highlight association news but also bring you text feeds (RSS and Twitter) from popular professional publications (eg HSJ, Personnel Today) and key healthcare organisations (NHS Employers, NHSConfederation, DH). Click on a story, in the main page or left hand columns to find out more.....

The national HR Professional Development Strategy (PDS) supports the development of the NHS HR profession and aims to promote the impact and influence of NHS workforce leaders.
The strategy...

 A consultation on how to implement the planned changes to the student funding system for nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals has been launched.

 
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Employees under the age of 24 are the most reluctant of any age group to discuss mental health in the workplace, according to a study that demonstrates a widespread fear that talking about such...
The government’s national living wage (NLW) came into effect on 1 April but employers are already being urged not to see the £7.20 an hour rate for those over 25 as a one-stop solution to their...
NHS Employers has written to Health Education England (HEE) in response to the consultation on the proposed nursing associate role, which closed on 11 March.
 
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A third (33%) of UK employees say their career progression to date has failed to meet their expectations, with poor careers advice one of the reasons cited as stopping them from getting...

 NHS Employers has launched a new HR toolkit from ThinkFuture which outlines what you need to attract and recruit young people into your workforce. 

 
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 A tipping point where flexible working will become more common than working from an office will be reached next year, according to a report. 

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NHS Employers are asking managers who have used its People Performance Management toolkit to complete a short online survey...
Wage inflation is predicted to fall again in the year ahead, pushing pay expectations to their lowest level for more than two years, according to the CIPD’s latest Labour Market Outlook (...

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