The Long-Term Plan describes how NHS organisations and services should be integrated around patients and communities to meet their needs and expectations over the next decade. The NHS People Plan outlines how NHS staff will be supported to deliver the Long-Term Plan.
Health Education England’s duty to patients, taxpayers and staff is to ensure education and training funds are used effectively and focussed on key priorities.
This essential long-term investment in education must be maintained whatever the short-term pressures. This ensures NHS staff will be available long into the future.
To achieve this HEE must work with colleagues in NHS Improvement/ England, the wider NHS community and partners. To support the long-term workforce planning process, HEE has developed ‘eCollection’, a suite of data collection tools: