James M. Buchan, PhD, DPM, MA(hons)
- Adjunct Professor, University of Technology, (UTS), Sydney, Australia (WHO Collaborating Centre)
- Senior Visiting Fellow, The Health Foundation, London
- Visiting Professor, University of Edinburgh
- Fellow, Institute for Employment Studies, UK
- Member, Workforce Planning Group, Scottish Government
Dr. James Buchan is a Senior Fellow at the Health Foundation in London UK, an adjunct professor at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh. He is also a Trustee of the Florence Nightingale Foundation.
Dr. Buchan has thirty years experience of policy research on health sector human resources, specializing in the nursing workforce and in international and national level strategy, policy and planning; pay, incentives and reward strategy; and labour market analysis.
Buchan J Catton H Shaffer F (2022) Sustain and Retain in 2022 and Beyond: THE GLOBAL NURSING WORKFORCE AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. ICNM, Philadelphia:
Buchan J, Zapata T, Williams G (2021). Governing health workforce responses during COVID-19. Eurohealth (27.1), 12 September 2021.
Zapata T, Buchan J, Azzopardi-Muscat N. (2021)The health workforce: Central to an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the European Region. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2021 Mar. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.315
Buchan, J., Campbell, J., & McCarthy, C. (2021). Optimizing the contributions of nursing and midwifery workforces:# Protect,# Invest,# Together. Human Resources for Health, March 2021
Buchan J, Catton H, Shaffer F (2020) Ageing Well? Policies to Support Older Nurses at Work. ICNM/ICN.
Zapata, T., Buchan, J., Tangcharoensathien, V., Meliala, A., Karunathilake, I., Tin, N., … & Noree, T. (2020). Rural retention strategies in the South-East Asia Region: evidence to guide effective implementation. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 98(11), 815.
Buchan J, Ball J Shembavnekar N Charlesworth A (2020) Building the NHS nursing workforce in England: Workforce pressure points. Health Foundation, London.
Buchan J, Shembavnekar N (2020) Thinking local and global: exploring the UK’s reliance on international nurses and the impact of COVID-19.Health Foundation, London. https://www.health.org.uk/news-and-comment/charts-and-infographics/thinking-local-and-global-exploring-the-uks-reliance-on-international-nurses