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Health Education England announces training places for over 2,000 nursing associates

Posted12 October 2016

Two of the eleven test sites are based in the North West.  Greater Manchester whose lead provider is Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust and Cheshire and Wirral whose lead provider is Cheshire and Wirral Partnerships.  ...

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Quality Assuring Health & Wellbeing Content in Healthcare Education Curricula – an Innovative Approach

Posted30 August 2016

 

The Five Year Forward View calls for a radical upgrade in prevention and public health.  There is a challenge though in understanding how and what healthcare learners are currently taught with regards to public health knowledge and skills.

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The Big Bang Event 2016

Posted9 August 2016

The Big Bang North West 2016 event, organised once again by MerseySTEM, is the largest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths for young people in the region and provides them with the opportunity to discover the exciting and rewarding STEM based careers available in their...

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New NHS Careers toolkit for teachers and careers advisers

Posted18 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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Webinars available for Nursing Associate test site partnerships

Posted18 July 2016

HEE has kicked off a series of webinars to support healthcare settings interested in applying to become a test site for the new Nursing Associate role. The webinars provide information on the HEE test side process, including the criteria applications will be marked against and details on the...

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Work Based Education Facilitator Network - Annual Report - 2015-16

Posted14 July 2016

The Work Based Education Facilitator (WBEF) Network was formed in 2012 with the primary function of supporting the development of the Assistant Practitioner (AP) role in Health, Social Care and Private Independent Voluntary Organisations (PIVO) across the North West. Connecting the Commissioners...

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Non-medical endoscopist roles helping to transform the NHS workforce

Posted22 June 2017

Health Education England’s (HEE) accelerated training pilot for non-medical endoscopists has proved a success says a new report published today.

The report by the Office for Public Management explored HEE’s accelerated training pilot for non-medical endoscopists (NMEs) looking at its...

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Major new study on health benefits of swimming released

Posted21 June 2017

A new study has been released today that evidences the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming. The report shows that the unique benefits of water make it the perfect place for people of all ages to exercise, particularly those with long term health conditions.It also found evidence that...

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HEE’s Sally Cheshire awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Posted20 June 2017

Sally Cheshire, HEE’s LETB chair for the north of England was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours over the weekend for her services to the NHS and infertility patients.

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Watch Professor Ian Cumming deliver his keynote speech at Confed17

Posted16 June 2017

Health Education England Chief Executive Professor Ian Cumming delivered a key note speech at the NHS Confederation conference in Liverpool, looking at the need to be flexible and innovative in developing the NHS for today and tomorrow.

"The figures released by NHS Digital show a trend in...

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