Workforce The health and care workforce are the people who work within the NHS and social care systems to deliver care
We analyse and report on the profile and trends of the NHS and social care workforce, influencing and informing national policy and planning, encouraging policymakers to focus on the longer term.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
An analysis of the 2019 Commonwealth Fund survey data and what it says about general practice in the UK.
Health Foundation response to ONS data on deaths involving COVID-19 in the care sector, and the results of the COVID-19 surveillance study in care homes (Vivaldi).
Two research projects exploring the underlying drivers of nursing and ambulance workforce retention in the NHS. Will use ‘big data’ techniques to analyse multiple variables and their effect on staff r...
Even before the pandemic, staffing was the biggest single challenge for the sector in England. High and increasing staff turnover rates – the proportion of staff leaving their roles in the previous 12...
The NHS faces a workforce shortfall of over 115,000 full-time equivalent staff in England this year, with the outlook in the social care sector even more concerning. These charts examine historical tr...
High death rates sustained during the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrate the stark impact of the virus on care home residents and social care workers.
Our report, an analysis of an international survey of GPs from 11 high income countries, paints a picture of high stress and low satisfaction with workload among UK practitioners
Health Foundation response to new immigration system, announced in February 2020, and what it means for social care.
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