On the day briefing: Consultation on draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027

Health Education England (HEE) has published Facing the facts, shaping the future, a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027. This follows the secretary of state’s commitment at the NHS Providers annual conference that for the first time the health and care system would have a long-term national workforce strategy.

A consultation on the draft strategy will run until Friday 23 March 2018. Regional meetings and webinars will be offered by HEE among other ways to contribute. We will submit a formal response and will engage with you on this in the New Year. The final version of the strategy will then be published in July 2018. This On the Day Briefing gives an overview of the draft strategy, our response, and next steps.

HEE is proposing a set of six high level principles that will underpin future workforce decisions:

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