This mandate provides details of the strategic objectives in the areas of:
- workforce planning
- health education
- training and development
It aligns with the mandate for NHS England and the government’s response to the Francis report.
The Secretary of State for Health has a statutory duty to ensure that an effective education and training system is in place for the NHS and public health system. Health Education England has been established to support that duty. Health Education England, with the networks of employers working through Local Education and Training Boards, will ensure a nationally coherent system is in place to develop the right people with the right skills and the right values.