Professional regulators will continue to have statutory responsibility for setting standards and ensuring that those standards are met and maintained One of Health Education England’s key functions will be to promote high quality education and training that is responsive to the changing needs of patients and local communities. The Education Outcomes Framework will set out [...]
At a national level we are setting up Health Education England (HEE) as a Special Health Authority from June 2012, so that by October it can start to provide national leadership and oversight to the new Education and Training (E&T) framework in England and to liaise across the UK system. HEE’s purpose is to ensure [...]
HEE’s primary focus will be on, the clinical health workforce, ie doctors, dentists, nurses, midwives, health visitors, therapists and health care scientists etc.; clinical staff working in social care and the public health team. HEE will need to put in place mechanisms to ensure that Public Health England, and the rest of the public health [...]
As the NHS Constitution states, employers have responsibility for investment in the skills and development of the people they employ. HEE’s role will be to provide leadership and ensure greater transparency in the investment employers make in their workforce. HEE will also have scope to allocate a limited amount of central funding for LETBs to [...]
Education and training issues operate within a UK wide context, and both DH and Medical Education England (MEE) have set up strong working relationships with partners in Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland to ensure consistency and coherence. HEE will build on those relationships.