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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.

12 ingredients that make the development of the support workforce sustainable

08th February 2016 Written by Ian Wheeler, Head of Research at Skills for Health
1. Begin with outcomes, the services you need to deliver now and in the future Start with the needs of the population to inform what…

7 Healthcare Dates for Your Diary

20th January 2016 Written by Skills for Health
The year 2016 is just getting started, yet our diaries are filling up fast. We’ve compiled a list of 7 key dates of prominent healthcare…

How to ensure an effective workforce this winter

11th January 2016 Written by Anne Clarke
Winter brings extra pressures for the NHS, particularly in Accident and Emergency departments, Anne Clarke, Regional Director, at Skills for Health explains why it’s important…

What have we learned one year into the NHS Five Year Forward View?

07th January 2016 Written by Andrew Lovegrove
Andrew Lovegrove, Senior Consultant for Skills for Health shares his work with HENCEL to identify five communities’ needs to create an effective and flexible workforce…

Healthcare hub helps treat Cardiff’s intoxicated revellers

17th December 2015 Written by Skills for Health
Pop-up healthcare hubs are an effective way of working together with the community to create a better healthcare system this winter, says Wayne Parsons, Senior…