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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-executive directors reappointed

Posted18 August 2017

The Government has formally announced that Professor David Croisdale-Appleby OBE and Sir Stephen Moss have been reappointed as non-executive directors of Health Education England for 3 years from 1 September 2017.

You can see the official announcement...

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Clinical placement funding

Posted15 August 2017

Following the recent announcement by the Government about funding for additional clinical placements, HEE has now written to Higher Education Institutes with the detail about how the money will be allocated.

A sample copy of the letter can be found...

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ARCP Call for Evidence Now Open

Posted11 August 2017

We have heard from junior doctors that the ARCP assessment process can prove to be a source of great stress, and that preparing can take a significant amount of effort. As a result we are reviewing ARCP and working to deliver a process that meets all necessary competency assessment and...

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HEE welcomes major expansion of medical school places

Posted9 August 2017

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