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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.....

Up to 3,365 foreign nurses could be forced to return home in 2017 under changes to immigration rules, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) union has warned.

A new pay threshold for migrant...

The winners of the 2015 HPMA Excellence in HRM awards were East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust HR team who were described by the judges as ‘a credit to the service and the profession’.

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The General Medical Council (GMC) has completed its annual national trainee survey for 2015, reports NHS Employers.

The survey is used to measure the quality of postgraduate medical...

 NHS spending on temporary staffing agencies will be capped to stop recruitment firms charging ‘rip off’ rates, health minister Jeremy Hunt has announced.

According to government figures,...

Members of the NHS Pension Scheme could receive a tax bill if their total pension savings exceed limits set by HMRC, says NHS Employers.

These limits are known as the annual allowance,...

 A proposed immigration bill outlined by prime minister David Cameron in a speech made at the Home Office could have far-reaching consequences for employers who recruit from outside of the...

The CIPD’s latest Labour Market Outlook reveals that whilst the employment outlook in the UK remains strong, pay rates continue to be disappointing. Basic pay is expected to grow by just 1.8% in...

A new toolkit to encourage and enable NHS managers to adopt better performance management practices has been launched by NHS Employers.

People performance management matters and how well we...

Witnessing aggression or other bad behaviour at work can affect staff well-being, and heighten work-related depression, anxiety and emotional exhaustion, according to a study, but support from a...

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If like me, and many others, you were surprised by the outcome of the election last Friday, especially that the Conservatives were in a position to form a...

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 ‘The NHS Long Term Plan published today is a step forward from the 5 Year Forward View which bar

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