This Expert Panel evaluation was commissioned by the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee. It reviews evidence to determine whether the Government’s policy commitments relating to the health and social care workforce in England are appropriate and have been effectively implemented. The Expert Panel consists of members with recognised expertise in research and policy evaluation, complemented by experts with research expertise and practical experience in the health and social care workforce.
The evaluation looks at commitments in the following policy areas:
- Planning for the workforce
- Building a skilled workforce
- Wellbeing at work
The Expert Panel found that the overall rating across all the commitments it examined was 'inadequate'. More detail on ratings for specific policy areas can be found in the attached document.