Enhancing and standardising national skills and competencies
We can help curate competency and capabilities frameworks to develop better skills and better health.
In this section:
Making the most of healthcare skills and competencies
We’re the leading authority in framework development, commissioned by national health bodies and government, guiding national occupational standards, competencies and capabilities frameworks, as well as making skills and training simple to navigate.
Informing national occupational standards
Simplifying complex skills and training needs for employers
Leading authority on competencies and capabilities
A pro-active partner of the Department for Health and national NHS bodies
Demonstrating excellence in UK healthcare standards
One trusted voice for healthcare skills and knowledge frameworks
Excellence in healthcare – the UK on a global stage
Maintaining the highest quality healthcare provision, on a global stage requires national standards to be upheld, ensuring skills and teams are leading-edge in delivering exceptional patient care. Our experts can work with you to:
Provide an expert voice in the review and creation of high quality, national healthcare frameworks
Work with internationally renowned clinical experts to develop niche, role-based competencies that meet patient needs
Support pilots and implementation of role-based competency frameworks to improve skills and training
Apply critical-thinking to the development of frameworks to ensure the outcome is fit-for-purpose and upholds exceptional standards
Our workforce development experts can support you to design the roles and workforce of your future ambitions. As developers of hundreds of competency-based roles and frameworks, all our consultancy work is tailored around recognised national standards designed for the best possible patient outcomes.
Capabilities Frameworks in development
Our Information Hub provides a range of relevant resources and guidance about existing frameworks and frameworks currently in development. Further information about how you can get involved or receive updates can all be found in the Standards and Frameworks section of the Information Hub.
Quality Mark assuring your learning
As experts in skill development and training provision, we assess, benchmark and strategise employer-led training provision to ensure national standards are upheld, including quality assuring healthcare providers, further education, and third-party training providers.
Workforce Planning Insights & Events
Our annual programme of updates, news, and insights, as well as regional and national workforce planning events, brings together industry leaders, share best practice, and focus on today’s real-world challenges in the health sector. Our high-calibre thought-leadership insights and events raise the profile of workforce planning methods and issues.
The Care Certificate
The Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their daily working life. Designed with the non-regulated workforce in mind, the Care Certificate gives everyone the confidence that workers have the same introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours to provide compassionate, safe and high quality care and support.
Book a free initial consultation
Our specialists can meet you virtually, or face to face, to discuss the skills and competency frameworks and standards you need to support the future workforce.
Framework development insights and articles
Read specialist insight pieces from some of the health sector’s leading experts – or download brochures, case studies and reports from our extensive library.