This Hot Topic gives an overview of the personalisation agenda, in relation to adult social care, and provides links to resources which can be used by workforce colleagues who are involved in this agenda.
The financial constraints brought about by the current economic environment will mean continuing growth in demand for NHS services; this will need to be met through reduced resources available in the financial budget - “Doing more with Less”. This paper summarises the workforce metric ‘Grade Mix’ within the benchmarking service on the eWIN portal and the use of this metric. The Grade Mix tool is a key resource for organisations to help plan and model future workforce configurations and calculate potential cost savings.
InLAWS stands for Integrated Local Area Workforce Strategies. It is a Skills for Care and ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services) project established in 2009 with support from the Department of Health (DH) and other delivery partners.
The Education Outcomes Framework (EOF) is a framework, which applies to the healthcare system as a whole and is intended to measure progress in improvements in education, training and workforce development and the consequential impact on the quality and safety of services for patients.
This Hot Topic explains why ESR data quality is so important, how it is monitored and what can be done to improve data quality. It also explains how eWIN can support the drive for improved data quality across the North West.
A new NHS Centre for Professional Workforce Development (CPWD) has been established in the North West with the support of NHS North West to provide a single point of access to 30,000 healthcare staff across the 60 professions of Healthcare Science, Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions.
This guide focuses on the development of shared HR and Payroll services, including links to further information on services already in operation and training opportunites.
Twelve months have passed since the Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011 – 15 “A Call to Action”, was launched by the Department of Health.Since then, organisations in the North West have experienced significant changes to the way they work, seeing Health Visiting services transferring, PCT clusters forming and addressing population and workforce issues, all whilst maintaining the day job.
In order to gain a fuller picture of current practice, and to provide updated guidance for organisations, the North West Workforce Modernisation Hub (and NHS North West) commissioned Firefly Research and the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York to carry out a scoping study into the administration of medicines by Assistant Practitioners in the North West. The research report has now been published and is accompanied by this Hot Topic as a means of summarising the report for eWIN.
It is vital to develop and implement an evidence-based staff health and well-being improvement plan to meet your organisation’sneeds.To improve and protect the health of your staff, maximising the benefits of a healthy workforce to your organisation, you need to define your priorities and identify where you should target health and well-being action. Completing a needs assessment for your organisation will provide a baseline to measure the impact of the strategy you develop. Three initial steps are outlined to guide you in sourcing your baseline data.More in the series: