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.
Putting people first
Five key factors needed for the NHS to support and sustain staff after a gruelling 12 months tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 February 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:
Embedding clinical leadership in integrated care systems
Letter to Edward Argar MP urges the minister to ensure the new NHS system architecture embeds clinical leadership within integrated care systems.
27 May 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
Restoring primary care: ten key priorities
Ten core issues that must lie at the heart of planning for the next phase of the pandemic.
10 May 2021
Employing local health and care students as surge care assistants
Imperial College Healthcare has developed a new surge care assistant role to students to gain practical experience and support the COVID-19 response.
28 May 2021
Get over it: how speaking up and listening well supports equality, diversity and inclusion
On International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia, Russell Parkinson recommends a healthy speaking up culture to enable positive change.
17 May 2021
Welcome acknowledgement of primary care offer of face-to-face appointments throughout pandemic
Commenting on NHS England's Guidance and standard operating procedures.
20 May 2021
Matthew Taylor's speech to NHS Confed Conference 2021
Our new chief executive delivers the opening address at our flagship annual conference and exhibition.
15 June 2021
NHS Confed Conference
The NHS Confederation's flagship conference bringing together the health and care sector between 15 to 17 June 2021.
15 June 2021 09:00 - 17 June 2021 17:00 GMT
NHS Communicate Conference 2021
NHS Communicate Conference 2021 is a brand new event specifically designed for NHS communications leaders.
15 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 GMT