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Find out all the latest news related to education and training in the north east and north Cumbria here. 

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Scientist Training Programme Competition

Posted16 October 2017

Annually we hold a Scientist Training Programme (STP) Scientific Paper Competition to celebrate the scientific input that STP trainees provide to our clinical services.

This year eleven extended abstracts were submitted and local scientists chose the top five to be presented. The STP...

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Raising awareness of health careers in the north east

Posted6 October 2017

The careers team in the north east attended the North East Skills event on 20/21 September. This event provides an opportunity to raise awareness of careers in the NHS to young people and show them the skills, values...

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The regions healthcare scientists support the North East Futures University Technical College first open evening

Posted6 October 2017

This is a new school specialising in health science and IT careers offering innovative ways of learning for 14 to 19 years old, centred around specialist projects which bring learning to life. Practical experience with...

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Once a nurse, always a nurse 

Posted26 September 2017

Experienced nurses can bring a lot of skills and knowledge to the workplace and we know in the north east there are nurses who are currently out of practice but have the potential to return.  

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Introducing our continuing workforce development portfolio

Posted23 August 2017

We are pleased launch a comprehensive portfolio of courses to support the development of the healthcare workforce. 

Here in the north east we commission continuing workforce development (CWD) for the registered non-medical workforce.

We invest in CWD to ensure that the workforce...

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GMC's 2017 surveys for doctors in training and trainers are now open

Posted21 March 2017

If you are a doctor in training or a postgraduate educational or clinical supervisor, you are invited to take part in this year's GMC national training surveys which run from 21 March to 3 May.

Your response helps deaneries, HEE local teams and local education providers check that doctors...

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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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