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REAL Centre

Making health and care services more sustainable

Health and social care workforce

Workforce shortages are the biggest challenge facing the NHS and social care in England. This issue has been exacerbated by the pandemic, which has exposed the dangers of running a system with significant shortages. The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre puts into context the scale of the workforce challenge, using independent evidence and research to support better long-term decision making.

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About the REAL Centre

The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre (Research and Economic Analysis for the Long term) provides independent analysis and research to support better long-term decision making in health and social care.

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We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

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Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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