Innovative talent will ensure the future of home care

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Since a long time, the healthcare sector has been suffering from talent shortages, and this has only got worse in recent weeks.

Shortage of nursing personnel due to Covid-19 has caused an increase of 18% in the number of vacancies in the healthcare sector in the past six weeks, compared to the same period last year.

 

 

But the healthcare sector is obviously more than just nursing staff. Our Belgian population is ageing: no less than 1 in 5 is over 65 and, according to the Federal Planning Bureau, this percentage will increase to 26% in 2050. The need for (home) care will therefore increase even more.

The future of healthcare implies that companies will have to invest more in unconventional ways, such as new digital and automated home care systems. Investing in 'agile human capital' such as research & development specialists, innovation managers and commercial leaders is essential to prepare for the future.

We asked Julide Tunali, Senior Manager in the Engineering & Supply Chain - Healthcare & Life Sciences division at recruitment specialist Robert Walters, what the future of the healthcare sector holds, and more specifically why innovative talent is essential to guarantee efficient home care in the future. 

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Robert Walters, Chief Executive, comments:

“I am very pleased to report a record set of results for the Group with profit before tax increasing by 26% to £28.1m. We grew net fee income across all of the Group’s regions and opened offices in four new countries; Canada, India, the Philippines and Portugal.

“Looking ahead, we remain mindful of the unpredictable geopolitical environment, however, the Group’s global footprint coupled with the range of recruitment services we provide positions us well to maximise opportunities for growth as they arise.”

 

 

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Robert Walters, Chief Executive, comments:

“I am very pleased to report a record set of results for the Group with profit before tax increasing by 26% to £28.1m. We grew net fee income across all of the Group’s regions and opened offices in four new countries; Canada, India, the Philippines and Portugal.

“Looking ahead, we remain mindful of the unpredictable geopolitical environment, however, the Group’s global footprint coupled with the range of recruitment services we provide positions us well to maximise opportunities for growth as they arise.”

 

 

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