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Specialist insight pieces from some of the health sector’s leading experts, commissioners, researchers and workforce specialists. Browse through the topics to learn more about what our contributors think about skills transformation in the health sector.

Person-Centred Approaches: A core skills education and training framework

19th October 2017 Written by Colin Wright, Development Manager (Frameworks)
Introduction The framework provides a description of behaviours, knowledge and skills to put a person-centred approach into practice.  It begins with the underpinning values and…

Getting it right in A&E Departments: The benefits of e-rostering

31st May 2017 Written by Dr. Jen Harrop, Clinical Performance Manager in Urgent Care
We’ve already written about how integrating e-rostering systems could be invaluable to hospitals and healthcare organisations but we haven’t yet talked about how vital a…

Workforce planning – can we face the future without it?

31st May 2017 Written by Andrew Lovegrove, Senior Consultant at Skills for Health
The health sector employs almost 2.3 million[1] people, and workforce spend accounts for an estimated 70 per cent of the NHS healthcare budget[2]. Employers are…

Effective Management of the Clinical Workforce

15th May 2017 Written by Skills for Health
This week we invited representatives from healthcare organisations across the country to Birmingham for our Effective Management of the Clinical Workforce conference where we revealed…

Learning at Work Week: Why Organisational Development is important for your organisation

15th May 2017 Written by Skills for Health
Learning at Work Week runs this year from the 15 -19 May and Skills for Health will again be using it as an opportunity to…