The Hole at the Heart of Healthcare; the Health and Social Care Industry Is Struggling to Recruit Enough Workers

Coventry Evening Telegraph (England), June 11, 2019 | Go to article overview

The Hole at the Heart of Healthcare; the Health and Social Care Industry Is Struggling to Recruit Enough Workers


Byline: DEBORA ARU

THE number of job vacancies in the UK is on the rise - with the human health and social work sector seeing a particular rise.

Analysis of figures from the Office for National Statistics reveals there were 846,000 unfilled jobs in the second quarter of 2019.

That is up from 818,000 seen across the same quarter in 2018, and is the highest number that modern records show.

The figures also reveal that nearly one in every six of these positions between February and April 2019 - or 134,000 - were vacancies in the human health and social work sector.

That is up by six per cent when compared with in 2018 - an increase of 8,000 new vacancies.

In fact, the healthcare industry is seeing the number of unfilled positions rise faster than any other job sector.

There has been an increase of 52,000 unfulfilled jobs between 2002 and 2019 - the highest number across all industries.

Unfilled healthcare have than past Jobs in this sector include doctors, nurses, dentists, and other professions associated with hospitals and nursing homes.

Dr Tony O'Sullivan, co-chair of Keep Our NHS Public, a campaigning organisation committed to reversing the ongoing privatisation of the NHS, said: "The reasons for increasing staff vacancies across health and social care are complex but most can be attributed to government neglect of these services.

jobs in the industry soared by more 50,000 in the 17 years "In 2010 the coalition government cut nurse training posts by 5,000 and halted planned expansion of medical student training. …

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