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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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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 - 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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Opportunities in GP - CCT Fellowships

Posted6 September 2016

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic GPs to undertake Post-CCT Fellowships in the Health Education England working across the north east.

Aimed at GPs who wish to develop extended skills in a number of areas, care of the elderly, mental health, emergency care or medical...

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Resources for teachers and careers advisers

Posted22 July 2016

We are excited to launch a new toolkit for teachers and careers advisers to support them in spreading the word about careers in the NHS.

A resource centre has been created by our north east team and is hosted on the...

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Enhancing junior doctors' lives

Posted14 March 2017

A comprehensive update report has been published today highlighting the progess made by Health Education England to enhance juniors doctors’ working lives...

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New report aims to make General Practice Nursing a top career destination

Posted8 March 2017

Improving training available in GP practice settings and raising the profile of the role  is key to helping to retain and expand the General Practice Nursing (GPN) workforce says a new report published today by Health Education England.

The General Practice nursing workforce development...

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New campaign shows that age is no barrier when it comes to apprenticeships

Posted6 March 2017

Apprenticeships are still only seen as an option for young people or for who do not want to go to university, according to new research published today by Health Education England (HEE).The campaign aims to promote apprenticeships in the NHS as a viable first choice for people of all ages, with...

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Clinician-led research vital to improving patient care and sharing best practice

Posted2 March 2017

Results of a national survey highlights the importance of nurse-led clinical research. The survey of nurses conducted by the Nursing Times, in collaboration with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Health Education England, shows that 98% of nurses surveyed think that nurse-led...

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