Workforce and service design

We play a key role in workforce planning to ensure there is an appropriately trained paediatric medical workforce to deliver safe and sustainable services for children in the UK - in the present and in the future.

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Our census gathers data on the UK's paediatric services and acts as a measure against current standards and guidance. Data collection is now open.
We release reports based on workforce data collection, such as the census, and create evidence-based recommendations to influence policy.
Working with NHS GIRFT, we took a snapshot of the general paediatric and neonatal workforce on two days - giving us a picture of the day-to-day realities of people working in child health.

We've been collecting data from UK clinical leads over the COVID-19 pandemic, and regularly reporting to support service planning.

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