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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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Tuberculosis nursing workforce review published

The CfWI was commissioned to carry out a review of the tuberculosis nursing workforce in England to build a clearer understanding of the location, number, functions, skills and competences of the workforce.

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New study into infection prevention and control nursing workforce published

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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The CfWI unveils new technical paper

The CfWI has published the latest in its ongoing technical paper series, which have been commissioned in a bid to ensure the quality and consistency of outputs and to establish an R&D capability in the CfWI.

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New report offers first insight into the size and scope of the wider public health workforce in England

The CfWI and Royal Society for Public Health have jointly published a review of the wider public health workforce in England, which identifies the size and scope of this workforce.

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From the publications

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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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Understanding the wider public health workforce in England infographic

This infographic highlights key findings from the CfWI's Understanding the wider public health workforce in England report, which has been jointly published with the Royal Society for Public Health.

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