Workforce planning is the process of determining the roles and skills that will be needed in the NHS, both now and in the future. It examines workforce requirements from the perspective of the most effective way to meet patient needs.

  • What is workforce planning?

  • Who is responsible for workforce planning?

  • Drivers of change in the workforce

  • How the NHS workforce is changing

  • Redesigning roles

  • Joined-up workforce planning

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