The way services are delivered is changing driven by new technology, the drive to relocate service into primary care and the community and broader range of providers. This will all have major implications for how the healthcare science workforce evolves over the next 20 years and how it will look by 2030. Scientists need to be proactive in driving change and the changes described in this report will bring exciting opportunities to enrich their careers and working lives.
The need to constantly improve the quality of patient care within the context of a challenging economic environment is the central theme of this report. It explores the implications for the scientific workforce from the perspective of a patient centred workforce.
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