The world faces a deficit of 18 million health workers. Overcoming this will be the single biggest challenge for healthcare over the next 10 years. That’s according to author and KPMG’s global healthcare expert Dr Mark Britnell, who has dedicated his entire professional life to improving healthcare all over the world.
In his new book, Human: Solving the Global Workforce Crisis in Healthcare, Britnell, KPMG’s Global Chairman for Healthcare, confronts the all-important question: How will we provide adequate healthcare for 8.5 billion people by 2030?
In the UK, the NHS faces an uphill struggle to fill a projected 190,000 clinical posts, an increase of over 15 per cent, by 2027. With no clear workforce strategy in the government’s recently published 10-year NHS plan, confusion around the impact Brexit will have on immigration, falling retention rates and low staff morale, the long-term sustainability of the nation’s beloved health system is under threat.
Join Dr Mark Britnell as he shares exclusive insights and findings from his new book Human, and presents the best ways to tackle this issue and avoid a global disaster.
About the speaker:
Dr Mark Britnell is the Global Chairman for Healthcare, Government & Infrastructure at KPMG International. He is one of the foremost global experts on healthcare systems and has a pioneering and inspiring global vision for health in both the developed and developing world. Mark has dedicated his entire professional life to healthcare and has led organisations at local, regional, national and global levels – provider and payer, public and private.