Government will take charge of top NHS careers

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Government will take charge of top NHS careersOn 29 Oct 2002 in Personnel Today The careers of the England’s top 1,000 chief executives in the NHS are tobecome the direct responsibility of the Government. Nigel Crisp, NHS chief executive, England, and his team are currentlyassessing the top 1,000 chief executives and will assume responsibility fortheir career progression from next January. Crisp himself will directly take charge of the top 250 chief executiveswhile the rest will report to the directors of social care. The aim of the move is to improve career progression planning and helpretain chief executives in the NHS. Crisp told delegates that HR management is critical in helping to modernisethe health service. “The people function in the NHS makes the difference.It is what it is all about. Modernising the NHS is the biggest HR project inthe world,” he said. “We have the opportunity to bring about real improvements. We must putin support training and bring people on through the organisation. We must getcloser to staff and introduce real improvements by communicating and engagingwith them.” Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more