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Workforce Planning

Workforce Planning is best described as:

“Getting the right people with the right skills and competences in the right place at the right time to deliver services that provide the best possible patient care, within a budget that you can afford”.

In practice this involves the following

  • Designing your future workforce – Understanding what the workforce needs to look like to meet service need and influencing this process by ensuring that workforce considerations are part of the service and financial planning process.
  • Developing your future workforce – Through recruitment, retention, education commissioning and staff development.
  •  Delivering your future workforce – By understanding the management actions that will be necessary to ensure your workforce plans is delivered and that all your staff, service partners and stakeholders are engaged in the process.
Last Updated: 16 September 2019