02 / 03 / 2009
Transforming community health services has become a key priority for many NHS organisations over the last year and many organisations are beginning to consider the workforce aspects of the transformation programme.
This briefing, based on a study into staff attitudes towards transferring to new organisational models, looks at the barriers and incentives to change, and examines insights from staff in organisations that are further forward in the transformation process.
The briefing is relevant to organisations where individual services are commissioned from PCT provided services, and where the whole service package is likely to transfer to a new organisational model(s). It provides some key points to consider when approaching staff transfer and signposts key supporting materials.
For the Department of Health's document, Transforming Community Services: enabling new patterns of provision, please visit the DH website.