Improving workforce planning and forecasting

A joint action on workforce planning, funded under the 2012 Health Programme is intended to create a European platform to share good practice and to develop methodologies on forecasting health workforce and skills needs.

The feasibility study on EU level collaboration on forecasting health workforce needs, planning and health workforce tenders (hyperlink) supports the preparatory work for the joint action. It provides an overview of workforce planning in the EU and identifies areas for EU level cooperation.