Everyone Matters: 2020 Workforce Vision Implementation Plan 2015-16

This is the second annual implementation plan containing actions for NHS Boards, Scottish Government and others.

This document is part of a collection

2020 workforce vision and values

This implementation plan is for 2015-16. It builds on the actions in the first plan and emphasises the need to take a 'once for Scotland' approach where possible. The actions for 2015-16 will help to deliver the 2020 vision for health and social care.

NHSScotland aims to provide safe, effective and person-centred care. Our work will increasingly focus on preventing and detecting health problems and keeping people well in their own homes and in the community.

To support this overall vision, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing published Everyone Matters: 2020 Workforce Vision[1] in June 2013. It recognises the role that the workforce play in responding to the challenges that NHSScotland is facing in delivering sustainable services and in improving patient care and overall performance. All Boards are expected to deliver the commitments in Everyone Matters.

In December 2013, the Cabinet Secretary published the first Implementation framework and plan[2] which set out the arrangements for delivering Everyone Matters. The implementation framework has not changed. Resources giving a review of progress to date are available at www.workforcevision.scot.nhs.uk

The 2020 Workforce Vision for NHSScotland is:

We will respond to the needs of the people we care for, adapt to new, improved ways of working, and work seamlessly with colleagues and partner organisations. We will continue to modernise the way we work and embrace technology. We will do this in a way that lives up to our core values.

Together, we will create a great place to work and deliver a high quality healthcare service which is among the best in the world.

Source: Everyone Matters: 2020 Workforce Vision

Everyone Matters: 2020 Workforce Vision makes a commitment to putting people at the centre of everything we do, and using our shared values to guide the work we do, the decisions we take and the way we treat each other.

The values that are shared across NHSScotland are:

  • Care and compassion
  • Dignity and respect
  • Openness, honesty and responsibility
  • Quality and teamwork.

Source: Everyone Matters: 2020 Workforce Vision


Email: Marilyn Barrett

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