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Inquiry into the sustainability of the health and social care workforce

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Committee would welcome your views on any or all of the following points:


  • Do we have an accurate picture of the current health and care workforce? Are there any data gaps?
  • Is there a clear understanding of the Welsh Government’s vision for health and care services and the workforce needed to deliver this?
  • How well-equipped is the workforce to meet future health and care needs?
  • What are the factors that influence recruitment and retention of staff across Wales? This might include for example:
    • the opportunities for young people to find out about/experience the range of NHS and social care careers;
    • education and training (commissioning and/or delivery);
    • pay and terms of employment/contract;
  • Whether there are there particular issues in some geographic areas, rural or urban areas, or areas of deprivation for example.  


The deadline for responses is 9 September 2016.




Disclosure of information and guidance


Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee. Submissions should be no longer than five sides of A4, with numbered paragraphs, and should focus on matters set out above. Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.


Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Sarah Beasley