Skills development strategy
The skills development strategy (SDS) sets out the five year strategic workforce and education interventions required to support providers of NHS services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex to deliver excellent patient centred care. The SDS has been developed by local healthcare providers, in partnership with Health Education England's Kent, Surrey and Sussex team, plus other stakeholders across the region.
The SDS priorities have been identified to meet the health needs of our population, both now and in the future and to deliver on national priorities and the Health Education England mandate.
Each work stream has chief executive-level sponsorship, clinical leadership and a clear plan of action that is being implemented in order to transform health and healthcare for local people.
The SDS has six priority work streams:
- Primary care
- Emergency care
- Children and young people
- Compassion and patient safety
- People with intellectual disabilities
There is a number of work programmes set up to support the delivery of our five strategic priorities. These include:
- Safe prescribing project
- Technology enhanced learning
- Statutory and Mandatory (SaM) training passport