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Lack of qualified staff

in health care
Task 6
By Yvette van Pol and Lissa Vroomen
A: Questions about the literature
1. Describe some facts about the shortage of staff
in the health care sector in European countries
2. Find solutions that are discussed in
policy and research
1. Measure health system performance from the perspective of the patient.
2. Minimise training times.
3. Regulate tasks (competencies), not professions.
4. Match rewards and indemnity to the levels of skill and risk required to perform
a particular task, not professional title.
5. Ensure that practitioners have all the skills they need to perform the tasks
required to work in the environment in which they work
6. Enable practitioners to work to their full scope of practice delegate tasks where
These proposed principles will challenge some of the existing social norms around
health-care delivery; however,many of these principles

(Nancarrow, 2015)
3. How could people with a migration
background be supported to work in the
health care sector?
The outcome of every literature research goes abut the lack of education migrants
NGOs can help with that
There are a couple of laws that block the opportunity for migrant to get a job
Higher social assistance benefits lead to weaker incentives to find a job.
Governmenst should have more attention or migrants to get civic integration
Conclusion: its not only a social problem as we used to say, but the laws have a
big influence of the chance for migrants in the labour market in health care sector.

(Bergh, 2013)
Powerpoint Heinz

What are the reasons that migrants with lower education are more
likely to find jobs than migrants with higher education?

Diploma validity
Language barrire
Literature references
Research Randstand 2016, Centraal Orgaan opvang Asielzoekers(COA)
Why not nursing? A systematic review of factors influencing career choice
among healthcare students (Wu et. Al,2015)
Nurses intention to leave their profession: A cross sectional observational
study in 10 European countries (Heinen, 2013)
Six principles to enhance health workforce flexibility (Susan A Nancarrow,
Factors contributing to the decision to leave nursing care: a study among
Swedish nursing personnel (Grethe Fochsen, et al. 2005)
B. Innovative tasks

When all of the health care professional universities are academic,

would influence students to go study nurse, OT, PT, etc?

Should we ask the patients more what they want in health care?
(Bergh, 2013)
(Nancarrow, 2015)
Digital story making
Project C
How can your findings be linked to the ASH IBBC project?

Higher education
In the IBBC project they get more knowledge about what the job really
is. This can lead to more students who go study nursing.
Migrants get education, so they have more chance to apply, because
theyll happy with every job, even if its underpaid.
(Bergh, 2013)
(Nancarrow, 2015)
(Heinen, 2013)
(Wu, 2015)
(FOCHSEN, 2005)
2. What does IBBC concerning the lack of
qualified staff. Does it show an effect or has an
impact on the shortage of nurses in Germany?
Preparatory course
School knowledge
is refreshed
Practical skills
3. What ideas do you have regarding the
IBBC project?

Participation days
4. Try to find a similar project in the Netherlands and please describe their project.
The end
If you have any questions,
dont hesitate to ask!