Five Reasons Why Upskilling Older NHS Staff is a Great Idea Right Now

By Lisa Maclean, Director of Education, NHS Professionals

Not many people like talking about age or ageing, but it’s a fact that we’re living and working longer. Against a background of technological change, skill and labour shortages and tighter immigration policies, it’s argued that organisations will need to improve how they attract, manage and develop people as they age[1]. It’s an issue the NHS, as the UK’s biggest employer, can’t afford to ignore.

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