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July

2018

Policy brief Nurse retention – July 2018

There is growing recognition that the achievement of health systems objectives, including sustaining effective delivery of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), requires an adequate and effective nurse workforce. This includes dimensions of effectiveness related to access to quality services, which in turn requires effective retention and geographic distribution of scarce nursing skills, within a sustainable […]

24

July

2018

Link to the SEPEN expert network launch webinar, 11 July 2018

We are pleased to share with you the link to the recording of the SEPEN expert network launch webinar, held on 11 July 2018. A report with the presentations will be available in the coming days.   Watch the webinar here

17

July

2018

Toolkit for a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region

The toolkit is aimed at policy-makers, human resources for health (HRH) planners and professionals, and other stakeholders, such as education institutions and those implementing policy.

10

July

2018

Call for online consultation – To-Reach project explores research priorities in the area of health services and systems

Join the To-Reach online consultation and share your thoughts about research priorities in the area of health services and systems. The aim of the consultation is to use inputs into a research agenda for research funding bodies at national and European level, to identify key research questions that are tailored to the needs of stakeholders […]

03

July

2018

SEPEN expert network launch webinar, 11 July, 11.00h

We are pleased to invite you to the launch webinar of the SEPEN expert network. Join us on 11 July 2018 at 11.00h CEST for an introduction to SEPEN, a presentation of the online EU Health Policy Platform and a lively discussion. Please find the agenda of the webinar and all technical access details below. […]

25

June

2018

Captain Planning summarized your votes – updates from EHMA conference

An interactive poll “Vote for Health Workforce” was executed at the Health Workforce island in the Health Lab with participants who visited the SEPEN exhibition at the 34th edition of EHMA annual conference.

20

June

2018

Captain Planning at EHMA Budapest Conference

SEPEN is present at EHMA 2018 Conference starting today in Budapest. Captain Planning is dedicated to guide you through the health workforce planning challenges. Come and find us at EHMA!  

12

June

2018

European Health Management Association (EHMA) conference in Budapest – 20-22 June 2018

On 20-22 June 2018 the European Health Management Association (EHMA) will host its annual conference in Budapest. This year’s event is entitled Making it Happen’ and will focus on policy implementation. On Friday 22 June there is a session to dedicated to Health Workforce: Parallel thinking & ” In conversation”‘ which will include the presentation of […]

01

June

2018

The first SEPEN Workshop was held in Brussels on 6-7 February 2018

On 6 and 7 February 2018, experts came together in Brussels for a workshop on Planning for health professions: how to act on skills needs. The multidisciplinary group of participants comprising workforce planners, workforce strategists, health professions’ representatives, experts in education policy, national policy-makers, chronic disease patients’ organisations, and representatives of the OECD and European […]

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May

2018

Workshop on health workforce projects supported by ESI Funds for Health

On 17 May 2018, the joint tender evaluating the ESI Funds for Health programme organised a workshop focussing on projects supporting the health workforce financed by ESI funds in the past years. The meeting of experts from across Europe reflected on the policy context, such as the Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting […]

18

May

2018

Cancer Nursing Education Framework was launched in May

European Cancer Nursing Day 2018 is calling for high-level recognition of the unique contribution of cancer nursing across Europe

09

May

2018

Let’s explore the most thought-provoking issues to address!

Consultation is still open – DEADLINE: 27 May

08

May

2018

The April edition of the “EU Health Workforce Network Update” is available

The “Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network” published the April edition of the tender’s newsletter entitled “EU Health Workforce Network Update”. The newsletters aim to report on the activities undertaken in the framework of the joint tender supported by the Health programme of the EU, and to include latest developments on […]

04

May

2018

Health care for the people by the people

The Health Workforce Planning Committee of the European Health Parliament designed policy recommendations on Health Workforce Planning that focuses on two major issues on both the European and the national level. Firstly, the problem of surpluses and shortages of a number of professions in certain countries. Secondly, the continuous professional development, namely, policy makers need to […]

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April

2018

Conference on workforce innovations for better performing health systems in Europe

The Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical – Universidade de Nova de Lisboa is organizing a conference on workforce innovations in Lisbon, Portugal on 3 and 4 May 2018.

20

March

2018

Video summary of the first workshop of our tender

We gladly share with you the short video summary of the first workshop of our tender.

05

February

2018

Follow our first workshop online

In the framework of the Joint Tender “Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network”, we organise a workshop entitled “Planning for Health Professions

02

February

2018

New paper on the achievements of the Joint Action on European Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting

A new paper on the achievements of the Joint Action on European Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting has been published lately in the Health Policy journal.

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January

2018

Interim Newsletter January 2018

The “Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network” published the January 2018 interim edition of the tender’s newsletter entitled “EU Health Workforce Network Update”. The newsletters aim to report on the activities undertaken in the framework of the joint tender supported by the Health programme of the EU, and to include latest […]

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January

2018

The first edition of the “EU Health Workforce Network Update” is available

The “Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network” published the first edition of the tender’s newsletter entitled “EU Health Workforce Network Update”. The newsletters aim to report on the activities undertaken in the framework of the joint tender supported by the Health programme of the EU, and to include latest developments on […]

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December

2017

Call for interest to receive tailored advice in health workforce planning has been opened

The “Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network” published a “Call for interest” for EU Member States to receive tailored advice and guidance in health workforce planning.

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November

2017

Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

The fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health – “Building the health workforce of the future” took place at the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland on 13-17 November 2017. The forum provided a key opportunity for the global community of health workforce experts to discuss how to ensure an adequate, fit for purpose and […]

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November

2017

Welcome to the “EU Health Workforce Network Update”

We would like to introduce you the latest news regarding EU-level activities in health workforce planning. A new tender entitled “Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network” was launched in September 2017 funded by the Health Programme of the European Union. Building on the previous work of the Joint Action on European […]