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Partnership training event held in south west

Posted6 September 2017

A partnership training event is being held in the south west to support consultants who train both student and trainee doctors.

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Unique Event Promotes Oral Health for People living with Dementia

Posted8 August 2017

An innovative event tackling oral health and dementia took place in Plymouth.

Teams from Health Education England; Public Health England, Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine & Dentistry, Nash & Co Solicitors and Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise came together to...

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Innovation project up for national award

Posted8 August 2017

An innovative project in Cornwall funded by Health Education England has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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High satisfaction levels for medical training in the south west

Posted7 August 2017

Post graduate medical training delivered through HEE in the south west has among the highest satisfaction ratings with junior doctors and trainers. ...

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Diabetes project scoops award

Posted3 July 2017

A project helping people with type-two diabetes (T2D) has won praise from public health professionals.

The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot Project (SGDPP) presentation won join best poster at the recent Faculty of Public Health (FPH) Conference in Telford.

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Estates manager the winning career for Stoke Damerel Community College

Posted3 July 2017

Health Education England (HEE) is delighted to announce students from Stoke Damerel Community College in Plymouth are the South West regional winners of the Step into the NHS national schools' competition.

Year 8 students Rion Recica and Charlie Harrison impressed the judges with their...

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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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