NHS Workforce Planning

 

NHS Workforce Planning

Spending on staff in Scotland's NHS is increasing and overall staff numbers are at their highest level ever but there are urgent workforce challenges, and the Scottish Government and health boards have not planned effectively for the long term.

Oral evidence session - 21 September 2017

The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland. The Committee agreed to take oral evidence from health boards and Paul Gray, Director-General Health & Social Care, Scottish Government, Chief Executive NHS Scotland at a future meeting. The Committee also agreed to write to Paul Gray about various matters arising from the Auditor General’s report. Please read the Official Report 21 September 2017 (476.15KB).

Meeting correspondence and follow-up

Oral Evidence Session - 2 November 2017

The Committee took evidence from John Burns, Regional Implementation Lead for the West of Scotland and Chief Executive NHS Ayrshire & Arran, Tim Davison, Regional Implementation Lead for the East of Scotland and Chief Executive NHS Lothian, Caroline Lamb, National Board Implementation Lead and Chief Executive NHS Education for Scotland and Malcolm Wright, Regional Implementation Lead for the North of Scotland and Chief Executive NHS Grampian.  Please read the Official Report 2 November 2017 (553KB pdf)

Meeting correspondence and follow-up 

Oral Evidence Session - 9 November 2017

The Committee took evidence on the Auditor General for Scotland's report from Paul Gray, Director-General Health & Social Care, Scottish Government and Chief Executive, NHS Scotland, Shirley Rogers, Director of Health Workforce and Strategic Change, and Dr Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Government. Please read the Official Report 9 November 2017 (527KB pdf)