The Health and Social Care Act 2012 introduced new arrangements for commissioning healthcare services, including a new system through which education and training is planned, commissioned, funded and delivered.
The process of securing, analysing and managing information, both about the current health workforce and about future workforce needs, will be fundamental to this.
This report sets out findings and recommendations from a review of the arrangements for handling health workforce data and intelligence. A supporting document provides links to best practice and toolkits on information governance.
Health Education England will take forward the implementation of the recommended actions, publishing further details during 2013 to 2014.