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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 anaesthetics and intensive care medicine workforce

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to conduct an in-depth review of the anaesthetics and intensive care medicine workforce in England.

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In-depth review of the acute medical care workforce

The CfWI was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to determine the supply of CCT holders, or equivalent, needed to provide the same level of acute medical care by 2033, per capita, as today, for England.

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Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) – Healthcare occupation submission - Section A

This report lists healthcare specialties/professions that were recommended for inclusion by the CfWI - on behalf of the Department of Health and Health Education England - to be reviewed on the Shortage Occupation List (SOL)

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Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) – Healthcare occupation submission - Section B

This report lists healthcare specialties/professions deemed by the CfWI - on behalf of the Department of Health and Health Education England - to have a lack of evidence to merit inclusion on the Shortage Occupation List (SOL).

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Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) - Healthcare occupation submission - Main report for the 2014 Shortage Occupation List (SOL)

This report outlines the approach taken by the CfWI in determining its recommendations for the MAC’s update of the SOL and summarises the CfWI’s findings and recommendations.

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Elicitation methods: Applying elicitation methods to robust workforce planning

This paper explores the new approach used by the CfWI in its various workshops to help shape our findings when determining the workforce requirements of the future.

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Understanding how the CfWI works

The CfWI Robust Workforce Planning Framework (RWPF) provides a tried and tested, step-by-step approach to assist with the investigation of a focal question or issue of concern relating to the future workforce. This brochure explains how the framework operates, including its practical application.

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Policy analysis update

This technical paper addresses improvements to the policy analysis stage of the CfWI Robust Workforce Planning Framework, in particular on selecting polices for analysis and structuring the analysis.

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Securing the future workforce supply: Obstetrics and gynaecology stocktake

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to conduct a stocktake review of the obstetrics and gynaecology workforce in England.

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Securing the future workforce supply: Speech and language therapy stocktake

Health Education England and the Department of Health jointly commissioned the CfWI to conduct a stocktake review of the speech and language therapy workforce in England.

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