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Projects

We are embarking on a rolling programme of stocktakes and in-depth reviews of specific professions across health, social care and public health. These projects follow our workforce planning framework, using horizon scanning and future scenario generation to inform our workforce modelling and analysis.

Click on a project below to see explore some of the potential ideas that might impact the future workforce of that profession.

Speech and language therapy stocktake

This speech and language therapy (SLT) stocktake seeks to analyse, where possible, the whole SLT workforce, including the considerable proportion working outside the NHS. The review also considers inter-professional working between SLTs and other clinicians who jointly deliver care. The CfWI was specifically asked to: identify the key drivers of demand and supply for the SLT...

Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) Stocktake

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) was commissioned by the Department of Health (DH) and Health Education England (HEE) to conduct a stocktake review of the obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) workforce in England. The review has a particular focus on fully trained obstetricians and gynaecologists with a certificate of completion of training (CCT holders), typically...

Future psychiatrist workforce

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) was commissioned by the Department of Health (DH) and Health Education England (HEE) to conduct an in-depth review of the psychiatrist workforce in England, with a particular focus on fully trained psychiatrists with a certificate of completion of training (‘CCT holders’) who typically are employed as consultants....

Anaesthetics and Intensive care medicine

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to conduct an in-depth review of the anaesthetics and intensive care medicine (ICM) workforce in England. The review focussed on fully trained anaesthetists and ICM specialists with a certificate of completion of training, who typically are employed as consultants. We...

Acute medical care

The CfWI was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to determine the supply of CCT holders, or equivalent, needed to provide the same level of acute medical care by 2033, per capita, as today, for England. This review, which looks ahead 20 years, assesses whether, under a range of plausible future scenarios, there is likely to be a balance between...

Future pharmacist workforce

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) has published a review of the future supply and demand for the pharmacist workforce in England looking ahead to 2040. The work, which was commissioned by the Department of Health, was set in the context of the ongoing rise in pharmacist student numbers (more than doubling from 1999 to 2009) and the Modernising Pharmacy Careers (MPC)...

Informing the maternity workforce

This report considers the issues likely to shape the maternity workforce over the next 20 years. It is part of ongoing CfWI horizon scanning work underpinning the nursing and midwifery programme. The report is based on the views of a senior set of stakeholders with an interest in the maternity workforce. To read or download the report click here . Questions or...

Informing the nursing workforce

This report considers the issues likely to shape the nursing workforce over the next 20 years, including factors such as the transfer of care into the community. It is part of the ongoing CfWI horizon scanning work underpinning the nursing and midwifery programme. The report is based on the views of a senior set of stakeholders with an interest in the nursing workforce. To...

General practitioner (GP) in-depth review

The CfWI was commissioned by the Department of Health and Health Education England to conduct an in-depth review of the general practitioner workforce in England. This is a medium-term strategic review looking ahead to 2030, designed to provide an evidence base for forecasting workforce demand and supply. To read or download the report click here . Questions or...