Govt. Planned To Conduct Huge Recruitment Drive To Hire Health Services: In the United Kingdom, the government planned to conduct a huge recruitment drive to fill up the vacant positions in the publically funded National Health Services (NHS). Over 3 lakh staff are planned to recruit in this drive to deal with the severe shortage of doctors and nurses.
It is estimated that over 3,60,000 vacancies will occur in the national health services by 2037 because of the aging population, shortage of domestically trained health employees, and difficulties in retaining the existing staff. This decision was taken by the London government after the 75th anniversary of Health Services on Wednesday.
At the ceremony, UK Prime Minister Mr. Rishi Sunak states that the government is planning to make an expansion in NHS education and plans to train twice the number of doctors along with additional 24,000 nurses in the upcoming years to meet the shortage and to minimize the waiting list of patients.
The report states that major NHS workers are from India which also includes doctors and nurses. Currently, there are nearly 1,12,000 vacancies in NHS. The publications of NHS’s long-term workforce plan has seems to increase the generation opportunity to improve the suitable employees in upcoming years said Amanda Pritchard, Chief Executive of NHS England.