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Interns gain experience in NHS

Posted8 September 2017

Career Ready is a UK charity linking employers with schools and colleges to open the opportunity for young people to gain experience in the world of work. During July and August NHS arms length bodies (ALBs) trusts and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) within Greater Manchester, Liverpool and...

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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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First ever chairman of NHS Leadership Academy announced

Posted20 October 2017

Health Education England (HEE) have today announced that Peter Homa CBE – currently  Chief executive of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - has been appointed as the first ever Chairman for the NHS Leadership Academy.

Peter brings with him a wealth of front line knowledge and...

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Major new report shines a light on how swimming can benefit learning

Posted17 October 2017

A new report published today reveals that swimming training can increase a young person’s ability to concentrate and learn at school and help to improve exam results.

The report ‘Are Adolescent Competitive Swimmers Cleverer? has been written by Professor Ian Cumming, Chief...

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Supportive statement for 'junior doctor' name change

Posted10 October 2017

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

This is a very welcome debate as we are leading a work programme to improve the training, education and working life of doctors. Feeling valued and respected is key to...

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HEE apologies for IT error

Posted7 October 2017

Professor Sheona MacLeod, Postgraduate Dean and Chair of Health Education England’s Postgraduate Deans, HEE said:

I would like to apologise on behalf of HEE to those doctors in training who were understandably distressed by this IT error last night. We have found that 293...

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