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Scottish Health Workforce Plan - 2004 Baseline

DescriptionNational Workforce Plan for NHSScotland
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateApril 29, 2004


Scottish Health Workforce Plan
2004 Baseline

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Foreword by Malcolm Chisholm MSP, Minister for Health and Community Care
Commentary by Mark Butler, Director of Human Resources, NHSScotland
1. Introduction
A New Beginning;
Workforce Strategy;
Objectives of the Workforce Plan
2. Setting the scene: a changing NHS - a changing workforce
Workforce Dynamics
Integrated team working and new roles
Health and safety and quality care
Pay modernisation
Securing and retaining the workforce
3. Where we are now: current staffing position
Understanding our current staff position and who is in the training stream
4. Redesigning the clinical workforce: why change is needed
Analysis of recent shifts in clinical workforce and implications of the Partnership Agreement commitments
5. Taking action
Determining the long-term service vision
Roles and responsibilities
Modelling plan
Information infrastructure
Next steps
6. Appendices
A. Partnership Agreement Commitments
B. Statistics Supplement: characteristics of the workforce including regional breakdowns
C. Workforce Numbers Group (WoNuG)