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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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Employers asked to provide their staff with more training on responsible antibiotic use

Posted19 April 2017

Health Education England (HEE) is calling on employers and healthcare providers to do more to make sure their staff are well-trained in how to combat antimicrobial resistance,...

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Pilot sites announced for new surgical training programme

Posted6 April 2017

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and Health Education England have today announced the first 19 Trusts and hospitals that they will be working with to deliver the Improving Surgical Training project (IST).

The pilot sites, from 8 Schools of Surgery and Training Boards throughout the UK...

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Five Year Forward View Delivery Plan - Workforce update

Posted3 April 2017

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

Health Education England (HEE) is continuing to grow the workforce in priority areas such as general practice, nursing and urgent and emergency care, helping to support a future NHS that will be bigger and better...

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Health Education England reacts to Nurse First programme announcement

Posted31 March 2017

Following today’s announcement of a new fast track ‘Nurse First' programme to attract high achieving graduates into a career in nursing, Health Education England have issued the following statement:

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Director of Nursing & Deputy Director of Education and...

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