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Workforce Planning and Development WG


A strategic Working Group to lead on and be responsible for the success and delivery of the workforce planning and development work-stream derived from HEE’s Knowledge for Healthcare development framework for NHS library and knowledge services in England 2015 – 2020

The goal is to achieve effective leadership, planning and development of the Library and Knowledge Service workforce by: 

  • Providing effective national and LETB-level leadership

  • Redesigning library and knowledge service staff roles to meet changing service needs

  • Developing an appropriately skilled knowledge services workforce

  • Ensuring effective talent management of the whole knowledge services workforce.

This driver diagram shows the main activities as of January 2017

 Members of the Working Group:  


Job Title

David Stewart (Chair)

Regional Director of NHS LKS North

Sue Lacey Bryant

Senior Programme Advisor for Knowledge for Healthcare

Pip Divall

Clinical Librarian Services Manager, University Hospitals Leicester

Simon Edwards

Director of Professional Services, CILIP

Sharon Markless

Senior Lecturer in Higher Education, Kings College London

Anthea Sutton

Information Resources Group Manager/Senior Information Specialist, ScHARR

Alex Williams

Knowledge and Library Services Manager, Warrington and Halton Hospitals

Gil Young (Secretary)

CPD and Partnerships Manager, Health Care Libraries Unit North

Workforce Planning and Development Task and Finish Groups

Page Updated 28 February 2017