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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.

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…

E-rostering: the key to flexible working

07th April 2017 Written by Skills for Health
With trusts and hospitals under increasing pressure, now more than ever, it is vital to get it right when it comes to compiling staff rosters.…

The Skills for Health Apprenticeship Survey: And now the good news!

15th March 2017 Written by Sally Garbett. Vocational Programmes Manager at St Christopher’s Hospice
Following the survey results published last week on the Apprenticeship Levy, Sally Garbett, Vocational Programmes Manager at St Christopher’s Hospice and joint lead of the…