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Big Picture Challenges - The Context

As part of our horizon scanning programme, the Department of Health has commissioned the CfWI to identify the big picture challenges facing health, social care and public health and draw out their workforce implications.

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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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The CfWI public health consultant and specialist staff survey (2013)

Commissioned by Public Health England, Health Education England and the Department of Health, this survey provides a snapshot of current career intentions and issues affecting recruitment and retention within the public health specialist and consultant workforce.

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Think integration, think workforce: three steps to workforce integration

This paper has been written to explore the workforce planning implications of integrated health and social care.

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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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CfWI brochure

An overview of the work that we have carried out and a look at our robust workforce planning framework.

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The CfWI public health consultant and specialist staff survey (2013)

Commissioned by Public Health England, Health Education England and the Department of Health, this survey provides a snapshot of current career intentions and issues affecting recruitment and retention within the public health specialist and consultant workforce.

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Horizon 2035: International responses to big picture challenges

A review of changing global models of care and the workforce of the future

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Developing robust system-dynamics-based workforce models: A best-practice approach

This document describes a process for the development of system-dynamics-based workforce models and brings together best practices for each stage of the model development process from the literature and from practical experience of developing system dynamics models.

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Robust workforce planning: Medical model technical description

This paper describes how the robust workforce planning model was used by the government in 2011 to quantify whether the current levels of medical and dental student intakes were in line with predicted future workforce requirements and make recommendations for future intakes.

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Horizon scanning: Analysis of forces and factors

This technical paper addresses improvements to the horizon scanning stage of the CfWI robust workforce planning framework around the use of systems thinking to understand the system under investigation.

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