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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.....

 Insurance company Aviva has predicted that workers aged 50 and above will become the largest group in employment by 2024, representing one in three of all employees.

 
The...

 The Department of Health (DH) is running a series of UK wide pre-consultation events on the reform of UK health professional regulation. HR professionals are invited to contribute to how...

 
NHS Employers’ Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group (HSWPG) has launched new resources and an infographic to support NHS organisations to develop cultures where staff are...

 Two new role descriptors have been developed to help NHS organisations identify skilled leaders, to drive and champion staff wellbeing across the organisation. 

 
The job...

 HPMA President Deborah Tarrant contributed to the HSJ roundtable focussed on e-rostering in April (held in association with HCL Workforce Solutions) and you can review the...

Employers can prevent Muslim female employees from wearing religious headscarves, so long as the ban is based on an organisation-wide policy forbidding all religious and political symbols...

 NHS England has published details of new steps to help the NHS become a healthy employer.

                       
Trusts are being encouraged...

 Higher percentages of BME staff report the experience of harassment, bullying or abuse from staff, according to the NHS Equality and Diversity Council.

 
The inaugural report...
Janet Lynch has joined the London Academy to work alongside the two new deputy vice presidents Rachel Patterson and Craig de Sousa plus the interim Development Director, Rachael Tyler (nee...

 Health Education England (HEE) has published its response to the Shape of Caring review Raising the Bar. 

 
The review, led by Lord Willis of Knaresborough, explored how nurse...

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