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South West Stakeholder Conference

Posted3 March 2017

The second annual HEE stakeholder conference in the South West provided a showcase for some of the exciting work taking place in health and social care education and training across the region.

Around 100 stakeholders attended the event in Taunton on 01 March 2017 which was opened by the...

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Come back to nursing in the south west - we’ll make it worth your while

Posted4 January 2017

Are you a qualified nurse, midwife or health visitor that has left the profession and are you looking for a new challenge in 2017?

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Star Awards entries now closed

Posted4 January 2017

Thanks to those of you who entered our south west Star Awards. We will be announcing the finalists in February.

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south west winter Stakeholder Newsletter published

Posted6 December 2016


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HEE is offering an attractive funding package for trainee GPs in North Devon and Somerset

Posted23 November 2016

The new Targeted Enhanced Recruitment Scheme (TERS) will offer a one-off payment of £20,000 to GP trainees committed to working in North Devon or Somerset

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Christy Burden secures £75k for south west maternity hospitals

Posted17 November 2016

Christy Burden, Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, was successful in securing a Health Foundation grant for £75k to implement and evaluate operative birth training.

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National News

Non-medical endoscopist roles helping to transform the NHS workforce

Posted22 June 2017

Health Education England’s (HEE) accelerated training pilot for non-medical endoscopists has proved a success says a new report published today.

The report by the Office for Public Management explored HEE’s accelerated training pilot for non-medical endoscopists (NMEs) looking at its...

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Major new study on health benefits of swimming released

Posted21 June 2017

A new study has been released today that evidences the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming. The report shows that the unique benefits of water make it the perfect place for people of all ages to exercise, particularly those with long term health conditions.It also found evidence that...

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HEE’s Sally Cheshire awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Posted20 June 2017

Sally Cheshire, HEE’s LETB chair for the north of England was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours over the weekend for her services to the NHS and infertility patients.

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Watch Professor Ian Cumming deliver his keynote speech at Confed17

Posted16 June 2017

Health Education England Chief Executive Professor Ian Cumming delivered a key note speech at the NHS Confederation conference in Liverpool, looking at the need to be flexible and innovative in developing the NHS for today and tomorrow.

"The figures released by NHS Digital show a trend in...

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