“There is almost no part of the NHS that does not have a people problem.
... changing the way, we do things is painful, uncomfortable and contested but is probably the only way out.
Interwoven are the paradoxes; technology changes faster than we are prepared to evolve our services. Outpatients fingered by Britnell and singled out in the LTP, the unreformed backwater of a 60's NHS.
In an OECD survey 70% of doctors and 80% of nurses reported being over-skilled for aspects of their work. It is a criminal waste.
Britnell calls on us to reframe the debate about workforce-planning and shift our thinking to productivity, health and wealth creation. He has been to 77 countries; he knows what's what.”