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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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New workforce review published

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) today publishes a new in-depth review – the full report and executive summary are in the publications section.

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CfWI contributes to newly launched principles of workforce integration

The principles of workforce integration have been published in a cross sector partnership by Skills for Care, Think Local Act Personal, Skills for Health, Local Government Association, the Centre for Workforce Intelligence, NHS Employers and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services.

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CfWI Horizon Scanning team publish progress update report on Horizon 2035

Today we are publishing Horizon 2035: Progress Update, a report outlining the stakeholder engagement and various methodologies being designed to contextualise the information used for scenario planning for our Horizon 2035 initiative.

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CfWI and New Local Government Network bring Innovation Bar to LGA Conference

The CfWI partnered with the New Local Government Network to run an Innovation Bar at this year's Local Government Association Annual Conference.

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In-depth review of the general practitioner workforce

The CfWI was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to conduct an in-depth review of the general practitioner workforce in England. This is a medium-term strategic review looking ahead to 2030, designed to provide an evidence base for forecasting workforce demand and supply.

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In-depth review of the general practitioner workforce: executive summary

An executive summary of the CfWI in-depth review of the general practitioner workforce in England, commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England. This is a medium-term strategic review looking ahead to 2030, designed to provide an evidence base for forecasting workforce demand and supply.

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Horizon 2035: Progress Update (July 2014)

Horizon 2035 is a CfWI initiative by the Horizon Scanning team to consider how challenges across health and care may unfold over the next 20-years in terms of demand and supply of skills, and what actions can be taken now to be ready for these challenges ahead.This report illustrates the progress made on this programme between September 2013 and June 2014.

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Infographic: CfWI survey on public health consultants and specialists

A new visualisation to showcase some of the highlights of our recent public health consultant and specialist survey, England, November-December 2013.

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