Services we commission
We are responsible for ensuring the right training and education is commissioned to ensure we have the right healthcare workforce with the right skills.
We are responsible for commissioning and funding a wide range of training and development programmes for nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals and healthcare support workers. We also commission apprenticeships and other programmes to help improve access to healthcare work and to enable continuous professional development.
In the current financial year (2016/17) we will spend £346.7m on ensuring the south west healthcare workforce has the right skills and education to deliver high quality care. Our investment plan for 16/17 is attached in the related documents section below.