The challenge of older worker retention in the UK's National Health Service

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Abstract

Rises in the National Health Service pension age sponsor the assumption that health professionals will retire later. Labour Force Survey evidence indicates that if current patterns of early exit persist in context of a relatively high and rising average age there is prospect of significant labour shortages within a decade.
LanguageEnglish
JournalIndustrial Relations Journal
StatusAccepted/In press - Jan 2016

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Keywords

  • Older workers; Staff retention; Health Sector; Risk management; NHS.

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