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National health and social care workforce plan: part one

Published: 28 Jun 2017
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786529831

Framework for improving workforce planning across NHSScotland, including the establishment of a National Workforce Planning Group.

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Contents
National health and social care workforce plan: part one
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1. https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/health-workforce/national-health-and-social-care-workforce-plan

2. http://www.who.int/hrh/com-heeg/en/

3. The World Health Organisation's Global Forum on Human Resources for Health also provides a useful wider context to consider labour market factors - see http://www.who.int/hrh/governance/en/

4. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(17)30091-9/abstract

5. The small difference between headcount and WTE change suggests that nearly all net change involves staff employed on a full time basis, and is relevant in considering flexible hours and working patterns within NHS Scotland.

6. Many non- NHS providers in Scotland employ nurses: Part 2 of this Plan will say more about this.

7. 28.4% more doctors over the last 10 years, increasing to 12,325.9 WTE as at 31 March 2017 (or by 2,725.9 WTE between Sep-06 and Mar-17). ( ISD Scotland)

8. http://medicine.st-andrews.ac.uk/blog/tag/scotgem/

9. http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/retain-and-improve/managing-your-workforce/sas-doctor-development-workshops-and-survey

10. The latest available information on GP and practice nurse contacts is from 2012/13:
https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/General-Practice/Publications/2013-10-29/PTI_Oct13_Fig1_ContactsByDiscipline.xls

11. /publications/allied-health-professions-co-creating-wellbeing-people-scotland-active-independent//0

12. The combined size of the registered nursing and midwifery workforce across health and social care and the private sector in Scotland is estimated to be 58,545 (headcount).

13. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/02/4112/downloads

14. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/02/4112/downloads

15. As at 31 March 2017 there were 5,492.4 WTE Healthcare Scientists in NHSScotland. ( ISD Scotland)

16. http://www.sharedservices.scot.nhs.uk/health-portfolio/programmes/laboratories/

17. As at 31 March 2017 there were 1,315 headcount, 1,097.3 WTE clinical staff working across all professional groups in Psychology Services in NHSScotland.

18. Full lists of UK and Scotland-only Shortage Occupations are at:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-appendix-k-shortage-occupation-list.

19. http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/health-workforce-planning-in-oecd-countries_5k44t787zcwb-en

20. http://www.capaciteitsorgaan.nl/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2017_01_13-Capaciteitsplan-2016-Hoofdrapport-Engelse-versie-DEF.pdf

21. https://human-resources-health.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1478-4491-10-21

22. Staffing numbers in the consultant grouping increased by 1,679.2 WTE, or by 46.2% to a record high 5,315.7 WTE between 30 September 2006 and 31 March 2017; numbers of GPs rose by 315 headcount, or 6.9% to 4,913 headcount (between 30 September 06 and 30 Sept 2016). ( ISD Scotland).

23. leavers and joiners, including newly qualified nurses.

24. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/9784/1

25. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/03/1750

26. http://www.ehealth.nhs.scot/strategies/the-person-centred-ehealth-strategy-and-delivery-plan-stage-one/


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