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Health Education Englandworking across Wessex

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England. Working across Wessex, we ensure that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

We are committed to delivering high quality evidence informed dental education and training. We aim to help GDC registrants to meet their individual educational needs, develop their skills and maintain high standards in order to provide the best possible

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New Post-Graduate Dean announced

1 December 2016

We are delighted to announce that Dr Peter Hockey has been appointed as the new Post-Graduate Dean for Wessex and will be taking up the role on 5 December.


Our Work

We are leading a number of projects in many areas of healthcare to improve training and education - ultimately improving patient care while promoting the NHS values. Some of these projects are specific to Wessex, and others we deliver across England.

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Education and training

Every year, we invest approximately £5 billion in education and training for our current and future workforce, across 129 different types of healthcare staff. With over 300 careers in the NHS, we also look at work that underpins all roles, such as values-

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Support Workforce

Improving education, training and development opportunities available to those working in an NHS support role (typically, Agenda for Change roles banded 1-4).

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