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NHS will have workforce plan for first time in 17 years, Hunt announces

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 08 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5188
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The NHS will have a workforce plan for the first time since 2000, England’s secretary of state for health has announced.

Speaking at the NHS Providers conference in Birmingham on 8 November, Jeremy Hunt said that a draft plan would be published by the end of the year. He said that recent initiatives, such as plans to increase medical student numbers, would form part of a wider NHS workforce …

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