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Securing the future workforce supply: Medical ophthalmology stocktake

The CfWI was commissioned by Health Education England and the Department of Health to undertake a stocktake of the medical ophthalmology workforce in England considering what future consultant numbers might be needed.

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A strategic review of the future pharmacist workforce

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence was commissioned by the Department of Health to undertake a review to forecast and analyse the future supply and demand for the pharmacist workforce in England between 2012 and 2040.

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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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Future Workforce Matters - Issue 5

The February issue is devoted to how the international landscape is approaching workforce planning to meet shifting population demands and ageing personnel.

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Securing the future workforce supply: Medical ophthalmology stocktake

The CfWI was commissioned by Health Education England and the Department of Health to undertake a stocktake of the medical ophthalmology workforce in England considering what future consultant numbers might be needed.

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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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A strategic review of the future dentistry workforce: Informing dental student intakes

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) was commissioned by Health Education England (HEE) and the Department of Health (DH) to forecast and analyse the future supply of and demand for the English dental workforce between 2012 and 2040.

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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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How can the workforce be used to address the challenges facing emergency departments?

The workforce in emergency departments may need to adopt new ways of working, with different skill mixes, to minimise some of the current challenges faced by emergency departments meeting demands.

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How can we promote diffusion and adoption of technology and innovation across the workforce?

Future technologies will need a strong evidence case to demonstrate potential cost savings to facilitate strategic decision-making about investment.

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The technology horizon: Preliminary review on technologies impacting the future health and social care workforce

The study was prepared in conjunction with the University of Manchester to consider new and emerging technologies likely to impact the future health and care workforce.

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How could the community workforce alleviate some of the pressure on general practitioners and improve joint working across primary and community care?

Primary care faces challenges ahead as a result of the ageing population, rising patient expectations, increase in complex comorbidities, and the financial climate.

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How do we achieve effective safeguarding across health and social care?

Big picture challenges, such as an ageing population, may increase the numbers of people who need effective safeguarding: those ‘whose circumstances make them particularly vulnerable to abuse, neglect or harm’ (Care Quality Commission, 2013).

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