•   
  •   

Health & Fitness NHS vacancies in England hit new record high

19:20  02 december  2022
19:20  02 december  2022 Source:   express.co.uk

A THIRD of children have NOT had both MMR jabs in parts of England

  A THIRD of children have NOT had both MMR jabs in parts of England NHS figures show that uptake of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was as low as 59 per cent among five-year-olds in parts of London by March.NHS figures show uptake of the measles, mumps and rubella jab has dropped to just 89.2 per cent — the lowest level in a decade.

Vacancies across the NHS in England have been on a broadly upwards trend since March 2021 © Getty Vacancies across the NHS in England have been on a broadly upwards trend since March 2021

It is the highest number of vacancies in records going back to June 2017 and up 29 percent year on year from the 103,809 vacancies reported at the end of September 2021.

There were 133,446 FTE vacancies across the health service at the end of September, up 0.3 percent from 133,104 at the end of June, according to figures from NHS Digital.

The vacancy rate across the NHS in England - the number of vacancies as a proportion of planned staffing levels - stood at 9.7 percent at the end of September 2022, the same as the previous quarter and the highest on record.

Vacancies across the NHS in England have been on a broadly upwards trend since March 2021, when the total stood at 76,082.

Experts have said the staffing crisis is one of the key factors fuelling these issues and have repeatedly called for a long-term plan to tackle the gaps.

The highest number of vacancies were in London with 31,756 across acute, ambulance, community, mental health and specialist services.

Striking nurses help passerby who slips outside hospital while they stand on picket line .
Downing Street has today rejected calls to ask the NHS pay review board to rethink its recommended pay rise.Reports suggest tens of thousands of workers have walked out today, in the largest action of its kind in NHS history.

usr: 0
This is interesting!