Health plays a major role in the economy covered by NHS East of England - Bedfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. The population of this region is expanding and becoming increasingly aged. This makes it more reliant on medication, which creates additional demand for healthcare staff. The healthcare workforce in the region faces a number of challenges including a shrinking supply of workers, coupled with stiff competition for potential recruits from other sectors.
A project to profile the community, academic and industrial pharmacy workforce Download PDF document