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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Public health workforce of the future to be explored in new CfWI review

The CfWI has been commissioned to carry out a review of the long-term issues facing the public health workforce of the future.

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New progress update presents initial Horizon 2035 messages for first time

The CfWI has published interim findings from its ongoing Horizon 2035 programme, which is helping to consider how a series of challenges and opportunities may combine in the future and impact the health, public health and social care workforce.

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CfWI refreshes social worker supply and demand model to reflect ever-changing workforce

The CfWI has released an updated version of its Social Worker Supply and Demand Model to help employers estimate the number of social workers required in the future.

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The CfWI to exhibit at the National Children and Adult Services conference

The CfWI social care team will be on hand to answer your questions at this year's conference, being held in Bournemouth in October.

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From the publications

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Horizon 2035 - Future demand for skills: initial results

This progress update highlights interim findings from Horizon 2035, a key piece of work to help consider how a series of challenges and opportunities may combine in the future and impact the health, public health and social care workforce.

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Review of the tuberculosis nurse workforce

The CfWI was commissioned to carry out a review of the tuberculosis nurse workforce to help build a clearer understanding of the workforce.

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Review of the infection prevention and control nurse workforce

The CfWI was commissioned to carry out a review of the infection prevention and control nurse workforce to help build a clearer understanding of the workforce.

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Long-term NHS expenditure trends and affordability constraints

This technical paper addresses the constraints on government healthcare expenditure and affordability options facing the NHS over the period to 2035, drawing on long-term historical data.

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