Welcome to the National Workforce Skills Development Unit

Chris Caldwell - NWSDU

“I’m pleased to welcome you to the National Workforce Skills Development Unit.

Our primary task is to ensure that those who work in mental healthcare and learning disability healthcare are valued, developed and sustained so that everyone can fulfill their potential to impact positively on the health of the people we serve.

We are a small team who work collaboratively with experts across health, social care, health care policy and education. The talent, expertise and creativity of these experts is brought to bear on a range of problems to co-produce positive, measurable and sustainable improvements to the NHS and wider care workforce. 

Working in partnership with Health Education England we seek to address the mental health workforce issues facing health and care services in England.”
Chris Caldwell, Director of Nursing and Director of the National Workforce Skills Development Unit



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Learn about our Chief Nursing Officer's learning disability nursing project

Chief Nursing Officer’s (CNO) Learning Disability Nursing Enhanced Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme

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Diversity and inclusion at NWSDU

Equality, diversity and inclusion


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