Workforce modelling

Read about the workforce planning and modelling undertaken by the Allied Health Taskforce.

Modelling tool

We are testing a workforce forecasting tool, which is extensively used for the medical and nursing professions. The tool uses entry age distributions, age-specific exit rates and specialists working patterns over a lifetime to allow finely tuned, dynamic forecasting. The following have been completed:

  • Laboratory Scientists and Technicians
  • Psychologists
  • Pharmacy
  • Anaesthetic Technicians.

Due for completion in 2017

Further professional groups will be added with the following due to be completed during 2017:

  • Medical Physicists.
  • Physiotherapists
  • Social Workers
  • Occupational Therapists.
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