Welcome to the CfWI website

The CfWI is a key contributor to the planning of future workforce requirements for health, public health and social care in England. We are commissioned by the Department of Health, as well as Health Education England and Public Health England, to look at specific workforce groups and pathways, and to provide materials, tools and resources to inform workforce planning policy decisions at a national and local level.

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CfWI publishes stocktake review of the general surgery workforce

The CfWI has today published Securing the future workforce supply: general surgery stocktake which is designed to inform decisions on the number of general surgeons likely to be required to meet patient demand up until 2029.

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Migration Advisory Committee publish Review of Tier 2 findings

The Migration Advisory Committee has published its recommendations on the Review of the Tier 2 route for skilled workers from outside the European Economic Area who have an offer of skilled employment in the UK.

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CfWI to share social care findings at KSS AHSN Expo and Awards 2016

Senior staff from the CfWI will be presenting at the Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network Expo and Awards 2016 on 19 January.

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CfWI and PHE hosting workshops to assist review of the public health workforce of the future

As part of our ongoing review of the public health workforce of the future, we are working with PHE on a number of events around the country to enable local leaders to come together to discuss and shape national and local thinking on workforce issues that may arise in the short and long-term future.

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Securing the future workforce supply: general surgery stocktake

Commissioned by Health Education England and the Department of Health, this review is designed to inform decisions on the number of general surgeons likely to be required to meet patient demand up until 2029.

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Elicitation methods: updated approaches to elicitation

This research paper addresses improvements to the current elicitation methods used by the CfWI.

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Healthcare scientists training capacity survey

The CfWI was jointly commissioned by Health Education England (HEE) and the Department of Health (DH) to create an online survey to identify and assess the opportunities for improvement in training capacity across healthcare science (HCS) training institutions, in order to assess the factors that affect capacity to train and secure continued workforce supply.

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Modelling supply, demand and need: a literature review

This paper provides a short review of the literature available on factors to consider when designing a model.

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