A strategy on upskilling and reskilling the European health workforce is being produced by a consortium of 24 partners from 11 European countries, led by the European Health Management Association (EHMA). The strategy is part of a project called BeWell, which is a large-scale skills partnership what will work with a wide range of healthcare stakeholders to gather insights and deliver training programmes that help inform a strategy that integrates into local, regional, national and European plans. The BeWell strategy will prepare the health workforce for future challenges and ever-changing societal context and evolving expectations.
The project officially started on 1 July. During the two-day kick-off meeting in Brussels, the partners went through all the tasks, activities and phases of work and planned immediate actions. To start with, partners will carry out a review of the existing upskilling and reskilling initiatives and Open Education Resources. Later, the partnership will develop a green and digital skills strategy for the health ecosystem and will build comprehensive curricula and training programmes that will be piloted and assessed during the lifetime of the project. With the experience and lessons learnt from the piloting phase, partners will refine and finalise the strategy.
The EFPC is one of the partners! The project will last 4 years, until 31 June 2026.