2014

50% of women and now 43% of men are now regularly taking prescription drugs in England

12th December 2014 Written by Ian Wheeler
Head of Research & Evaluation at Skills for Health discusses the impact on the healthcare workforce… The Stats According to the Health Survey for England…

Are you ready to grow and develop your support workforce?

14th November 2014 Written by Tim Lund
With the recent spotlight on healthcare support staff, organisations are now in an exciting position to establish lasting changes that increase both productivity and the…

Challenges in Health and Care for the next government

23rd October 2014 Written by Sharon Ensor
The NHS Confederation has produced a well-balanced and well referenced declaration.If you are looking for a speedy update, with signposting to recent research on the…

Giving the health care sector the skills to transform

01st October 2014 Written by Hugh McCaughey
Hugh McCaughey, Chief Executive, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and Board Member of Skills for Health In my four years, to date, as…

Calling all commissioners – let’s work together!

30th September 2014 Written by James Stephens
James Stephens, Senior Consultant, Skills for Health, reflects on the latest challenges facing commissioners: The pressures facing Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are well documented –…