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Our latest local news posts are below, or find more information about other upcoming events. You can also visit our national news and events page HEE News.

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Wessex Research Champion scoops award

Posted6 April 2017

Picture: L-R: Lucy Cooper, HEE, Caroline Magee, NIHR, Lisa Roberts (winner) and Alison Strode, Acting Chief Therapies Advisor for the Welsh Government, presenter for the ceremony.

The winner of the Research Champion award at this year’s Advancing Healthcare Awards has been announced as...

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Wessex Apprentice recognised at national event

Posted29 March 2017

Wessex Apprentice Nicola Allen has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the quality of patient care and service delivery at the prestigious National NHS Apprenticeships Celebration Awards 2017.

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HEE Wessex Partnership Council Meeting - Review of 2016-17

Posted22 March 2017

Delegates and HEE Wessex staff attended the Partnership Council at Southern House in Otterbourne on 21 March.

The meeting featured a review of 2016-17, which included presentations:

  • Finance
  • The Heart of...

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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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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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