England: Interim NHS people plan published to deliver larger workforce

05 July 2019

Plans for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver the Long term plan have been published by NHS England, NHS Improvement and Health Education England (HEE).


The Interim NHS people plan identifies actions for 2019-20, which will help deliver a larger NHS workforce, with new roles, new routes in, professionals working in multidisciplinary teams, greater flexibility and increased opportunity, diversity and social mobility.

Sir David Behan, chair of HEE, said: ‘In developing this interim plan we have “role modelled” a more collaborative and inclusive approach.’

Over the coming months, widespread engagement will take place, from which an offer will be developed for all NHS staff.

HEE is also taking a number of actions now, including a rapid expansion programme for nurses.