The Community Health Services Forum held an event on the future of the community-based workforce on Thursday 4 February 2016.
Chaired by Matthew Winn, chief executive of Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and chair of the Forum, it provided a mixture of high level thinking about what the future of the community workforce will look like whilst also giving practical insights on how members can overcome the more immediate workforce challenges they face.
Areas covered throughout the day included:
- How to develop a workforce that can deliver the type of community-based integrated care required in the future.
- What actions are needed to support staff to work differently within new models of care.
- How to develop a long-term workforce strategy.
- What leadership skills are required to move towards the new workforce model.
The following speakers contributed:
- Professor Martin Roland CBE, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Cambridge
- Dr Crystal Oldman, Chief Executive, The Queen’s Nursing Institute
- Richard Sumray, Chair, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Caroline Corrigan, National Workforce Lead - New Care Models, NHS England
- Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers
- Dr Simon Gregory, Director of Education and Quality , Midlands and East, Health Education England
You can download a slidepack summarising the presentations and key learning from the event here.