Kristian Niemietz

Growing the NHS workforce isn’t enough to fix its problems

Earlier this summer, NHS England published its long-term workforce plan. It has the backing of all major political parties and outside of health policy circles it did not attract much attention at first. But now, as its full implications (especially in fiscal terms) are becoming obvious, that is changing. A new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has modelled what this plan, if fully implemented, would entail.

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