We all know that excellent patient care can only be provided by a well trained and well planned workforce. From doctors and nurses, to scientists and porters, every member of staff has an important part to play in making our north east NHS world class. If we are to continue to meet patients’ needs, we must get the right workforce in place to deliver the services of the future.
We have a regional workforce team which helps the local NHS to develop the workforce needed to deliver excellent patient care. Have a look through our education and training pages for straightforward regional workforce information, support and resources.
As a result of the government white paper Liberating the NHS: Developing the healthcare workforce, the SHA workforce function is currently in transition to a provider-led Local Education and Training Board. Click here for the latest information.