NHS: Staff

Department of Health written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Rob Marris Rob Marris Labour, Wolverhampton South West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what organisation is responsible for NHS workforce planning.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

Health Education England has a remit to lead workforce planning and education commissioning across the health system to secure the future supply of the workforce, underpinned by a comprehensive local workforce planning process led by providers of National Health Service commissioned services and taking into account national priorities.

Local NHS organisations also have a key role to play in terms of on-going Continued Professional Development of their existing workforce.

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