The NHS is the UK’s largest employer and stands fifth globally behind the likes of China’s People’s Liberation Army and McDonald’s. Staff are the NHS’ greatest asset, however, managing such numbers, within a complex, multi-faceted organisation, cannot be underestimated.
This conference offers the opportunity to understand how prudent workforce planning and further workforce transformation can not only enhance patient care but can also be the key driver to the financial future of the NHS.
The NHS deals with the needs of one million patients every 36 hours. Such demand is met by 1.4 million staff, trained in 300 different professions, in a 1000 different organisations.
Workforce planning is about ensuring that the right people, with the right skills are in the right place at the right time.