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Find out all the latest news related to education and training in the north east and north Cumbria here. 

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GMC's 2017 surveys for doctors in training and trainers are now open

Posted21 March 2017

If you are a doctor in training or a postgraduate educational or clinical supervisor, you are invited to take part in this year's GMC national training surveys which run from 21 March to 3 May.

Your response helps deaneries, HEE local teams and local education providers check that doctors...

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North East Human Factors Network Conference - 16 March 2017

Posted20 March 2017

The North East Human Factors Network held their first regional conference on 16 March 2017. The purpose of the event was to improve the understanding of the benefits of applying human factors to healthcare, in particular the role of human factors in improving patient safety and quality of care...

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#iCanPreventDELIRIUM Conference

Posted3 March 2017

Following the success of the first ever #iCanPreventDELIRIUM in June, we worked in partnership with Tees Esk Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust to host a second event in Newcastle on...

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#iCanPreventDELIRIUM - 20 January 2017

Posted9 February 2017

We continue to work in partnership with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust to raise awareness of delirium and following the success of their first #iCanPreventDELIRIUM event, we were pleased to support their second conference. 

The purpose of the event was to promote delirium...

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Jenni Whittaker – Why I am choosing GP

Posted9 January 2017

Jenni has just finished her foundation training in the north east and north Cumbria and intends to stay in the region that she has grown to love, to become a GP. Here’s her story.

Hi I’m Jenni

Like many of you I am passionate about caring for people and making a difference...

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Dyslexia Action Week

Posted30 September 2016

During Dyslexia Awareness Week (3rd to 9th October) we are raising awarenss of Dyslexia amongst our junior doctors. 

Dyslexia is common affecting up to 10% of the population but there are those who with help and support manage their condition and succeed at work. Here are some insights...

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HEE to sponsor prestigious awards recognising the unsung heroes of the NHS

Posted11 July 2017

Health Education England are the proud main sponsors of Our Health Heroes Awards 2017 which has been launched today.

Now in its second year, the awards recognise the hard work of  NHS staff who help deliver patient care behind the scenes.

Laura Roberts, Regional Director - North,...

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26 organisations to get cash boost for mental health projects

Posted5 July 2017

The successful organisations who will receive funding to support projects that will help improve the lives of children and young people affected by mental illness have been announced by Health Education England (HEE) today.

A total of 26 organisations will benefit from funding from a £3m...

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HEE response to latest GMC training survey results

Posted4 July 2017

Professor Wendy Reid, Director of Education and Quality, Medical Director, said:

'Listening to the concerns of junior doctors is a key part of the work of Health Education England to continuously improve postgraduate medical training.  HEE welcomes the information in the GMC national...

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Our response to CMO annual report on genomics

Posted4 July 2017

Professor Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England said:

"Health Education England has been a champion of genomics and improving the genomic literacy of the NHS workforce since our inception. 

England is a world leader in the field of medical genomics, both in ...

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