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UK-wide workforce planning needed to avert NHS staffing crisis, says GMC

 

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UK-wide workforce planning needed to avert NHS staffing crisis, says GMC

Another report predicting a crisis in the medical workforce blames years of poor planning and warns that an already difficult situation could be compounded by Brexit.

Research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) for its 2018 review of medical education paints a stark picture of unabated pressure on health services. The report also shines a light on steps that some doctors are feeling the need to take to cope with patient numbers, some of which may be piling more pressure on other parts of the system.