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Diagnostics: Key Issues for Workforce Planning

This provides best practice case studies in new ways of working in breast screening, pathology, CT and MRI scanning. There are many stimulting questions to support innovative approaches to planning and staffing services.

Diagnostics.pdf
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Key Coronary Heart Disease Service and Workforce Issues

This report assesses the impact of service developments such as primary angioplasty on workforce requirements and identifies key shortages and recommends solutions.

CHD Workforce.pdf
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Care Group Workforce Planning: A Case Study in Coronary Care

This explains how to engage clinicians and explore change in technology and their implications on work organisation.  It accurately reflects the real challenges of undertaking such a large, complicated project.

CHD WfP Case Study.pdf
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Workforce Briefing for Milton Keynes and South Midlands Housing Expansion

A wide range of innovative approaches to recruitment, retention, new models of service delivery and skills substitution.

MK SM Workforce Briefing.pdf
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The Camden Labour Market for Entry Level NHS Jobs

This indentified the pool of potential entrants to entry level NHS jobs.  It also showed how Trusts could reduce their recruitment costs by placing their vacancies together to make better use of Jobcentre Plus services.

Camden Labour Market.pdf
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Unscheduled Care: Key Issues for Workforce Planning

Best practice case studies in new ways of working include pharmacy, discharge planning and alternatives to hospital admissions, integrated hospital assessment teams, diverting ambulances from A&E and emergency care networks.  Plus many stimulating questions to stretch your thinking.

Unscheduled Care.pdf
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Orthopaedics: Key Issues for Workforce Planning

This cover a wide range of best practices including a range of options to overcome the outpatient bottleneck, multidisciplinary assessment for falls patients, steps to reduce premature listing for surgery, improvements in theatre efficiency and nurse assessment.  There are many stimulating questions to support the innovative approaches to planning and staffing services.

Orthopaedics.pdf
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Long Term Conditions: Key Issues for Workforce Planning

This includes best practice case studies in risk management, models of care, practitioners with a special interest, the Evercare and Castlefileds of chronic disease management.  There are many stiumating questions to support innovative approaches to planning and staffing services.

Long-term Conditions.pdf
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Scoping the Public Health Workforce

The study identified recruitment and retention problems covering the NHS and Council services.  It includes a considerable amount ot workforce statistics.  For instance, there was considerable variance in staffing levels geographically with regard to District Nurses to retired population and Under fives to Health Visitors.

Public Health Workforce.pdf
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Staying The Course: Reducing Attrition in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography Degree Courses

This study explores student attitudes to course content, tutorial support and the likelihood of their joining the NHS.  It covers both current students and those that have dropped out.  It is supported by trends in student intakes and registration.

Staying The Course 2006-02-09.pdf
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Student Recruitment and Retention Guide for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography

This practical guide explores and evaluates 39 recommendation to improve student recruitment and retenion.  They include support programmes for students, the role of personal tutors and improving clinical placements.

Student Recruit. Ret. Guide 2006-02-09.[...]
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