As the Health and Care Bill reaches the House of Lords, there are now over 70 health and care organisations – including the Royal College of Physicians – supporting stronger provisions on workforce planning.
The RCP has produced a briefing for parliamentarians ahead of the Health and Care Bill report stage on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 November 2021. The Health and Care Bill seeks to put Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) on statutory footing, following the health and care white paper and an NHS England consultation.
The pandemic has again highlighted the crucial role that EU and international staff play in UK health and social care services. Our colleagues who come to the UK from across the world must be and feel valued.