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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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EU Joint Action User guidelines on qualitative methods in health workforce planning and forecasting

This report has been produced by the Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) as part of the Joint Action under the direction and guidance of the Department of Health. It aims to assist the Identification and classification of the various methodologies used to do qualitative health workforce planning across EU Member States and to create user guidelines outlining the methodologies used.

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In-depth review of the psychiatrist workforce: Technical report

Commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England, this in-depth review makes recommendations for achieving a sustainable psychiatrist workforce in England.

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In-depth review of the psychiatrist workforce: Main report

Commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England, this in-depth review makes recommendations for achieving a sustainable psychiatrist workforce in England.

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Securing the future workforce supply: Dental care professionals stocktake

Securing the future workforce supply: Dental care professionals stocktake is a medium-term strategic review looking ahead to 2025, designed to forecast and analyse the future demand and supply for the dental care professional (DCP) workforce in England between 2013 and 2025.

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Mapping the core public health workforce infographic - Delivering the routine immunisation programme in England

This infographic illustrates the routine immunisation programme in England for 2013/14 and identifies the vast and varied public health workforces that must work together to deliver this programme.

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Mapping the core public health workforce: a literature review

The findings from this literature review informed the detailed mapping work contained in the main mapping the core public health workforce report.

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CfWI infographic of the core public health workforce roles

An infographic highlighting findings from our recent report - Mapping the core public health workforce.

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Mapping the core public health workforce

The CfWI was commissioned by Public Health England, Health Education England (HEE) and the Department of Health (DH) to provide analysis and intelligence of which staff roles make up the core public health workforce in England.

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Securing the future workforce supply: trauma and orthopaedic surgery stocktake

The CfWI has estimated the future level of workforce supply that would enable current levels of trauma and orthopaedic surgery per patient to be maintained, and the number of higher specialty training numbers required to ensure that supply is broadly in balance with expected patient demand by the end of 2028.

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Policy analysis: Applying robust decision-making to the workforce planning framework

The literature review in this technical paper provides an introduction to the subject of long-term policy analysis and its specific NHS workforce planning context in the UK, allowing the reader to clearly see the links between the CfWI’s methodology and the wider robust decision-making process.

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