North West Informatics Skills Development Network

Report
North West Informatics Skills
Development Network 2014/15
Alison Singleton
NW Skills Development Network
Lead/Future Leaders Programme
Our Informatics Workforce 2014
• Returns expected from 61 organisations with
informatics staff across North West
• As at 04/11/14, returns received from 57
organisations (93%)
• No returns from:
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Eastern Cheshire CCG
St Helens CCG
Trafford CCG
Our Informatics Workforce 2014
No. of
Orgs
Total Staff
Ave. Staff
Max.
Staff
Min.
Staff
CCG
12
37
0.9%
3.1
16
1
Provider
41
3486
80.2%
85.0
246
14
CSU
3
356
8.2%
118.7
190
61
‘HIS’
2
339
7.8%
169.5
213
126
Other
3
131
3.0%
43.7
116
27
Total
61
4349
100.00%
71.3
246
1
Chief Clinical Information Officers
• Total Number of CCIOs - 44
• Organisations with 1 - 32
• Organisations with more than 1
– Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – 6 CCIOs
– Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 4 CCIOs
– East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust – 2 CCIOs
Our Informatics Workforce 2014
• Agreement exists between members of
Network to share their workforce profile
information
• Encourages grading at similar levels
• Starts the debate on collaborating over
difficult to recruit roles
• Helps to identify key areas for development
Qualifications explanation
• Level 7 - Post Graduate/Masters Learning
including credits towards these qualifications
• Level 6 - Degree
• Level 5 - Foundation Degree
• Level 4 - Certificate of Higher Education
• Level 3 - 2 x A Level (Grades A - C) or
equivalent level of qualification
• Level 2 - 5 x GCSEs (grades A - C) or equivalent
level of qualification
Qualifications Breakdown
Of the 57 submitted returns, 55 submitted information
on qualifications
Totals
Level 7
481
Level 6
928
Level 5
261
Level 4
436
Level 3
398
Level 2
660
Improvements for next year
• Category for Programme Managers who work
across multiple disciplines
• General category for “Other” to be included
• Any others?
Engagement
• 61 organisations with informatics staff, 6 of
which are CCGs with < 3 WTE.
Of remaining 55:
• 25 very engaged
(45%)
• 23 engaged on occasions
(42%)
• 7 not engaged
(13%)
Myth buster-the ISD Network is much more
than just a course provider.

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