Review calls for NHS to tackle staff absence

Churchard, Claire
August 2009
People Management;8/27/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p6
The article offers information on a government-commissioned report of the health service workforce carried out by Steve Boorman. The review calls for employers across the National Health Service (NHS) to do more to reduce absence of employees due to sickness. Boorman said that if absence of 10.7 days a year in the NHS were reduced to 9.7 days of the private sector, the service would save more than half a billion pounds annually.


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