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Workforce in the South West

On the 1st February 2018 the Senate Council deliberated:

To what extent is growing concern regarding the sustainability of the workforce in the South West valid, and what principles should STPs work to in order to successfully plan and deliver their workforce strategies?

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The role of HEE, ‘Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future’ Consultation and STP Allocations – Derek Sprague, Director, Health Education England South West

South West HEE Workforce Data – Tony Overd, Workforce Intelligence Manager, Health Education England South West

Resiliance and Junior Doctors – Dr Sara Evans, Training Programme Director, RUH Bath

Nursing: Services Under Pressure, Education and Spreading Good Practice – Jacqueline Phare, Director of Nursing and Quality NHSE Southwest

System Workforce Planning (our learning) and the Apprenticeship Agenda (implications for workforce development) – Marc Lyall, Regional Director, Skills for Health, West of England

Rising Pressure in the Healthcare Workforce – Benjamin Gershlick, The Healthcare Foundation

Primary Care Workforce – Current Research and Findings – Professor John Campbell, Exeter University

The Social Care Workforce and Task Shifting – John Bryant, Chair, Workforce Leads for ADASS

AHPs into action and Supporting Transformation – Naomi McVey, Chief Allied Health Professionals Office, Head of Programmes


Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future – a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027

Rising Pressure: The NHS Workforce Challenge – The Healthcare Foundation, Oct 2017

Retaining the Experienced GP Workforce in Direct Patient Care

Good Practice Brief, WHO 2017

Getting into shape: Delivering a workforce for integrated care – Reform, Sept 2017

General Practice Forward View April 2016

FYFV Mental Health Strategy – HEE and NHSE, Aug 17

The Future of Primary Care Workforce Report – HEE, July 2015

The State of Pre and Post Graduate Medical Recruitment in England – BMA, Sept 2017

The State of Medical Education and Practice in the UK

The Changing General Practitioner Workforce: the development of policies and strategies aimed at retaining experienced GPs and those taking a career break in direct patient care

The future of the Mental Health Workforce – Centre for Mental Health, Sept 2017

AHPs into Action: Using Allied Health Professionals to transform health, care and wellbeing

The Adult Social Care Workforce in England

Skills for Health Catalogue

Agenda and Notes

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