HEE’s role will be to ensure national coherence and greater transparency in the education and training investments employers make in their workforce. LETBs will have flexibility to invest in education, training and ongoing professional development to support local priorities in innovation and development of the health workforce. LETBs will also be able to ensure that [...]
Many respondents to the workforce consultation called for education and training funding to be protected. We agree, so we will ensure that HEE establishes transparent systems to ensure that organisations who receive MPET funding are held to account for using it for the education and training of the NHS workforce.
MPET is not ring-fenced and it is the responsibility of SHAs to invest the budget appropriately, as they are best placed to assess the health needs of their local health community and plan the workforce they need. There is an education and training service level agreement (SLA) between SHAs and the Department, which ensures that [...]
Current funding arrangements for education and training are based on topslicing NHS budgets. This is a simple and effective method of funding, however, the contribution of, and benefits to, individual providers are not transparent. The new education and training system will develop a funding system that provides greater transparency and equity. Proposals to raise the [...]