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(Public Health England) A draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027

11 January 2018

The draft strategy sets out the current workforce landscape, what has been achieved since 2012, the work underway and describe an approach to shaping the face of the NHS and social care workforce for the next two decades.

Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future – a health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027 condenses and considers the outputs of major workforce plans for the priorities laid out in the Five Year Forward View – cancer, mental health, maternity, primary and community care and urgent and emergency care.

​Getting Involved

If you are interested in contributing to this, please send your comments to Hannah Farndon ([email protected]) who is leading the Society’s response, by Monday 5th March using the attached response form.

Hannah is the BPS’s Policy Advisor for Professional Practice.

Please note:

  • The Society will only produce ONE response to any consultation.
  • Any response that goes under the Society logo MUST be signed off by the relevant Board Chair and Branch Chair in the case of Devolved Nations.
  • Responses on behalf of particular Divisions / Faculties /Member Networks are not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Please do refer to the British Psychological Society Consultation Processes document which is attached before writing and sending any comments

If you have any queries at all - please do not hesitate to get in touch.


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