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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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Raising awareness of NHS Careers in a dramatic performance

Posted14 December 2017

The north east careers team have teamed up with the National Careers Service and Inspire2Learn to pilot a project to deliver a drama performance highlighting NHS Careers.

The first round of performances was acted out to a key target audience, Year 9 students. The storyline helps shape...

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Students take part in medical school mock interviews in the north east

Posted14 December 2017

The careers team in the north east have linked up with City Hospital Sunderland Foundation Trust to offer year 13 students the opportunity to prepare for their medical school interviews. Students who have previously attended the trust for work experience and have applied to study medicine at...

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Could you inspire others to consider a career in the NHS? Then become an ambassador for the NHS

Posted14 December 2017

The charity Education and Employers runs Inspiring the Future which connects state schools and colleges with employers and people from the world of work. It has been developed following extensive consultation with range of stakeholders – employers, education, government, third sector and...

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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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Former health care workers targeted in new return to practice campaign

Posted22 January 2018

A new campaign aimed at attracting former Allied healthcare professionals (AHPs) and health care scientists back into practice has been launched by Health Education England (HEE) today.

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and Healthcare Scientists that used to work in the NHS will be given...

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Learning Solution project reaches exciting new milestone in its development

Posted8 January 2018

Health Education England’s (HEE) Learning Solution project has reached an exciting new milestone in its development as it aims to provide access to a full range of resources, guidance and educational innovations across the NHS, social care and higher education.

The digital project will...

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Health and care leaders work together to improve services for Londoners

Posted5 January 2018

NHS organisations in London, the Mayor of London, London Councils and other regional health and care leaders in the capital are working together to bring about changes pledged in a new devolution deal signed with Secretary State for Health Jeremy Hunt in November. The deal gives a commitment to...

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HEE responds to GMC state of medical education and practice in the UK report

Posted19 December 2017

Professor Wendy Reid, Director of Education and Quality and Medical Director, Health Education England said:

“We need to ensure we are always doing as much as we can to provide consistent and full access to training opportunities that meet the needs of both doctors and the...

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