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Core Capabilities Framework for the workforce supporting Virtual wards (Including Hospital at Home) and Urgent Community Response Services
A core capabilities framework for the workforce delivering care within virtual wards and urgent community responses is being developed to support the upskilling of staff working within these services.
NHS England and Improvement have commissioned Skills for Health to develop a Core Capabilities Framework to drive up standards and ensure consistency of outcome for patients and for the population overall.
The work will focus on education and training, career pathways and supply pipelines of the Cancer and Diagnostics workforce, including the extent of the patient pathway in primary, secondary and community care.
This Career and Competence Framework articulates the key competences, knowledge and behaviours required to underpin and promote quality services to meet the needs of adults in the secure and detained estate.
This Career and Competence Framework has been developed with experts from this area to support the growth and development of the workforce within the Children and Young People’s Complex Needs Pathway.
NHS England & Improvement has commissioned Skills for Health to review and develop an IPC education framework for mandatory training which will outline the skills, knowledge and behaviours required by the health and care workforce to improve the quality of IPC practice and thereby improve health outcomes.
This core capabilities framework for health and care staff involved in wound care in England describes the required skills, knowledge and behaviours to improve wound care in three clinical areas: Pressure Ulcers, Lower Limb and Surgical Wounds.
In February 2021 NHS England commissioned Skills for Health to lead the development of a national capabilities framework for Forensic Healthcare Practitioners in England, undertaking paediatric forensic examinations.