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Alexander-Mezey Prize awarded to Wessex trainee

Posted20 January 2017

Health Education England Wessex is delighted to announce that Dr Wajid Iqbal (CT3 Core Psychiatry) has been awarded the Alexander-Mezey Prize by the Royal College of...

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Apps being developed to help prevent childhood obesity

Posted11 January 2017

HEE is working with University of Southampton’s Public Health department to design learning resources aimed at helping professionals to support families with children up to 15 years old to be more healthy and prevent obesity.

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New Post-Graduate Dean announced for HEE Wessex

Posted1 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.

In his current part time role, as Deputy Post-Graduate Dean for the last four years, Peter has worked closely with the local senior...

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Physician Associates - Testing the Market in Wessex

Posted26 October 2016

Delegates from NHS trusts, CCGs, Primary Care, General Practice, Community Care, Hospices and HEI’s came to learn more, test out their assumptions and discuss with colleagues if and how the Physician Associate role could be introduced to the Wessex healthcare system.  

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Jeff enjoys a right Royal visit

Posted24 October 2016

Jeff enjoys a right Royal visit

Workforce Learning and Development Manager, Jeff Avenall, was among lucky staff who met Prince William when he visited armed forces veterans in Hampshire now working in the NHS.

The Duke of Cambridge visited Basingstoke and North...

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Innovation and excellence shine at the 2016 Wessex Awards

Posted21 October 2016

Pioneering innovation and education excellence shone through at this year’s Health Education England (HEE), Wessex Shine Awards and Annual Conference.

The event, held at the Grand Harbour Hotel yesterday, showcased the very best in education and training across the healthcare workforce....

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Maintaining momentum with the latest issue of The Researcher

Posted16 February 2017

The third issue of The Researcher launched today (February 16). This digital publication, created for health researchers by health researchers, aims to raise awareness of research careers among nurses, midwives and allied health...

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Nursing associate regulation - a statement

Posted3 February 2017

Commenting on the value of close working with its partners in ensuring robust regulation of the new Nursing Associate role, Professor Lisa Bayliss Pratt, Director of Nursing and Deputy Director of Education and Quality, Health Education England (HEE) said:

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HEE responds to confirmation that NMC will regulate the new Nursing Associate role

Posted25 January 2017

Responding to the news that the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has formally agreed to a request from the Department of Health to be the regulator for the new Nursing Associate role

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Director of Nursing/National Deputy Director of Education and Quality ...

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HEE statement

Posted6 January 2017

Professor Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England

The letter sent to Trust Chief Executives from HEE set out our belief that a robust, high-quality education and training system which has 50,000 doctors working in 70 specialties for over 350 different employers...

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