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Dr Navina Evans CBE: leadership, learning and the NHS workforce


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How do you solve a problem like NHS workforce planning? Ruth Robertson speaks to Dr Navina Evans CBE about her leadership journey – from starting out as a psychiatrist, to becoming NHS England’s Chief Workforce and Training Education Officer – and the opportunities and challenges of the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan.

Definitions of the acronyms used

  • ELFT – East London NHS Foundation Trust

  • ICBs – Integrated care boards

  • ICPs – Integrated care partnerships


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