We cannot have a healthcare workforce plan that does not address social care

By Amanda Kelly | 11 July 2023

The long-awaited NHS workforce plan has now finally been unveiled.

Whilst it was never billed as a joint health and care workforce plan, it feels like a missed opportunity for joined up policy making. Given the scale of its problems, it is disappointing that social care is still waiting for its big moment. Sadly, it is still seen as a support act to health rather than having equal billing.

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