NHS staff health drive could save £555m a year

Source: on 2009-11-23 15:45:00

New measures to improve the health and wellbeing of NHS staff could save the service up to £555 million a year.The proposals - contained in a Department of Health (DoH) commissioned report led by Dr Steve Boorman - should reduce absence by around 3.4 million working days, the government says. Currently, the NHS loses 10.7 days a year per employee, which is significantly above the public sector average of 9.7 ...

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