Dr. Mike Jones
Prof. Derek Bell
Prof. Parag Singhal
Mr. Stephen Parsons
Prof. Subodh Dave
Prof. Madhera Patel
Prof. Martin Steggal
Covid-19: an opportunity for public service reform?
This paper has been drafted by an ‘Our NHS Our Concern’ working group. The views are of course the responsibility of Our NHS Our Concern.
Summary of Recommendations within the paper
More explicit and adequate support for those that undertake training roles in the NHS.
Promote easier access to training and career progression for international workers
Promote expansion of the workforce to fill a large number of unfilled posts in medicine
Promotion of generalist training and retention of skills for doctors working within hospitals
Better integration of cross-specialty training and working
Better accessibility to simulation facilities including the sharing of centers between Universities and Trusts to support safe and effective learning
Better sharing of learning resources that may be generated locally but are applicable nationally
Retention of assessment that is relevant to the role that we are asking clinicians to undertake
Review the effectiveness of present structures that are supposed to promote adequacy of healthcare training
Support continuous review of training standards within all specialties.
This document has been submitted as evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Public Services. The full paper will be available only after the results of the committee are published.