Research and analysis

Evidence from NHS Improvement on clinical staff shortages

A workforce analysis of clinical staff shortages and how NHS Improvement will help providers respond to these shortages.


Evidence from NHS Improvement on clinical staff shortages: A workforce analysis

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NHS providers have reported shortages of qualified clinical staff. This report looks at the causes and extent of current clinical staff shortages in acute hospitals, focusing on adult nurses and consultants. It also sets out the actions NHS Improvement is taking to help support providers facing workforce shortages.

Published 15 February 2016