Posts tagged as letb

Does HEE cover continuing professional development (CPD)?

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 […]

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How will local education and training boards be held accountable?

Once Health Education England is in place as a special health authority it will be responsible for developing and managing a robust system of authorisation for the local education and training boards (LETBs). This will provide ongoing assurance for investment of resources based on the outcomes achieved.

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What is the purpose and function of local education and training boards?

Their core purpose is to lead planning and education commissioning; ensure security of supply of the local health and care workforce; and support national workforce priorities set by Health Education England. Their functions will include: Ensuring security of supply of the local health and care workforce Workforce planning and prioritisation of local education and training […]

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Local Education and Training Boards will now be hosted by HEE, how do their roles differ?

HEE’s role will be to ensure national coherence and greater transparency in the education and training investments employers make in their workforce. LETBs will have flexibility to invest in education, training and ongoing professional development to support local priorities in innovation and development of the health workforce. LETBs will also be able to ensure that […]

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How will local education and training boards be able to commission education and training of smaller professions effectively?

Health Education Engalnd will be responsible for certain national education and support functions. These will include responsibility for the development of UK wide commissioning and recruitment arrangements; for example for healthcare scientists as well as for some other small professions and national commissioning and quality monitoring arrangements for small specialist groups in the workforce. These […]

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