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We are the NHS engine that will deliver a better health and healthcare workforce for England. We are responsible for the education, training and personal development of every member of staff, and recruiting for values. We are England’s health and healthcare people service.


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Modernising Scientific Careers: Accredited Scientific Practice (ASP)

We have published two documents to support the implementation of the Accredited Scientific Practice (ASP) programme, part of Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC). The Framework for Accredited Scientific Practice (ASP) in Healthcare Science: A Strategic Approach to Continuing Personal and Professional Development and its companion document Accredited Scientific Practice Development and Implementation Guidance describe the arrangements for ASP […]

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All new healthcare assistants and social care support workers will need to get a Care Certificate in their first 12 weeks of employment.

The Care Certificate assesses the fundamental skills, knowledge and behaviours that are required to provide safe, effective and compassionate care. It will be awarded to staff in health and care roles who can demonstrate that they meet each of the 15 Care Certificate standards, including: caring with privacy and dignity awareness of mental health (including […]

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New GP return to practice scheme launched nationally today

A new programme to get doctors into General Practice has been launched today with the backing of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), NHS England, Health Education England and the BMA. The Induction and Refresher scheme is designed to support GPs who have previously been in practice to introduce them back into the workforce. […]

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