Health Education England (HEE) provides leadership for the education and training system. HEE ensures that the workforce has the right skills, behaviours and training, and is available in the right numbers, to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and drive improvements.
It is the responsibility of each individual employer to ensure that they have sufficient numbers of suitably qualified, skilled and experienced staff at all times, as part of strict registration regulations of the Care Quality Commission.
The NHS People Plan aims to ensure a sustainable overall balance between supply and demand across all staff groups. We have committed to deliver 50,000 more nurses in the National Health Service by 2025.
Proposals around workforce accountability, workforce resourcing and planning currently are being considered by the Government.