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June 9, 2017

Why workforce compliance metrics are ignored

May 17, 2017

What's missing from your roster policy? THIS!

January 13, 2017

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January 13, 2017

Something to think about! 

So you've sweated over your rostering policy, and have delivered (cue trumpets and possibly angelic choirs) a nice, neat Word document. It is clear and concise, and you've even collaborated with other Trusts (and perhaps specialist agencies li...

January 13, 2017

In a recent survey of (ah-hem, not quite) 100 Ward Managers, we compiled the reasons behind variable/over staffing in roster plans. We're considering locations where patient acuity and counts are as yet unknown - here we're looking for a smooth plan conforming to Trust...

January 13, 2017

At first sniff, perhaps not much. Still, I think it’s an excellent allegory for the roster planning process. Which goes like this...

Mary and Paul provide a recipe – a simple set of instructions really. But cunningly put together, and with lots of hidden twists. This is...

January 1, 2017

We have total respect and empathy for Roster and Ward Managers, wherever they may be. Hopefully this little poem will make them smile. So here goes...

My precious staff are dear to me,
I roster them with pride,
But my VDU is tiny, just 15 inches wide. 
So I only see, th...

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