TITLE

Review calls for NHS to tackle staff absence

AUTHOR(S)
Churchard, Claire
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
People Management;8/27/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
45692119

 

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