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Supporting NHS staff

Tackling the NHS backlog and giving colleagues what they need

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid visits St Mary's Hospital, London

The £6 billion injection of funding announced in October's Spending Review and Budget reflects our commitment to helping the NHS battle the backlog and providing much-need support to NHS staff and patients, writes Health Secretary Sajid Javid.

Building an open and inclusive NHS workplace

Female doctor meeting patient

As an institution founded on the principle of equality, it’s so important that we practice what we preach and make sure that the NHS is an inclusive place of work, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care writes.