The NHS Confederation’s largest network is NHS Employers, the employers’ organisation for the NHS in England.
NHS Employers leads on responding to the immediate and longer-term workforce issues facing NHS organisations and keeps employers up to date with the latest thinking to ensure they are informed and equipped to support the NHS workforce.
Health on the Line: 'To be more representative means doing things differently'
Episode 2: Ifti Majid on leadership, organisational culture, effective boards and thinking differently.
8 September 2021
NHS Employers’ practical resources and expert insights help employers make sense of current and emerging healthcare issues, develop sustainable workforces, improve staff experiences and be the best employers they can be.
The organisation generates opportunities to network and share knowledge and actively seeks the views of workforce leaders to make sure their voice is front and centre of health policy and practice.
NHS Employers also leads the national collective relationships with trade unions on behalf of the NHS and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.
Learn more about NHS Employers’ work areas and access guidance and resources on issues such as:
A reckoning: the continuing cost of COVID-19
Joint report sets out the full scale of the extra running costs now needed by the NHS in England in light of the pandemic.
2 September 2021
Reaching the tipping point
What impact has the pandemic had on children and young people’s mental health and the services that support them?
25 August 2021
Clinical psychologists working in primary care
Gain insight into pilot projects where clinical psychologists work in primary care to support patients’ mental and physical health needs.
19 May 2021
After 1 million hours of support to the NHS, what comes next for trained volunteers?
Hardwiring volunteering into the health services DNA will serve it well for the future, writes St John Ambulance's Richard Lee.
7 September 2021
Opportunities and challenges of the new clinical standards for mental health
Proposed new clinical standards for mental health are welcomed by mental health leaders, but providers will need adequate resources to meet them.
6 September 2021
Supporting Black History Month
Black History Month starts on 1 October and is widely celebrated across the NHS. Our BME Leadership Network is hosting a series of events.
24 September 2021
Rising cases have compounded existing pressures
Darren Hughes, director of the Welsh NHS Confederation, comments on the latest NHS activity and performance statistics.
23 September 2021
Multi-disciplinary team working in primary care
Join a multi-disciplinary panel for a discussion of good practice and the importance of building a team with different backgrounds and expertise.
30 September 2021 12:30 - 14:00 GMT
NICON is back for 2021! As with last year’s hugely successful conference, this year’s event will take place online.
6 October 2021 - 7 October 2021 17:00 GMT
Health on the Line
New podcast series, hosted by Matthew Taylor, offers fresh perspectives on the healthcare challenges of our time and ways to confront them.
NHS Workforce Bulletin
From pay and pensions to wellbeing and engagement, get practical tools and information every Monday to help you recruit, support and retain your staff