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Apply for genomic medicine masters programme

Posted6 July 2016

Healthcare professionals across the south west are being encouraged to apply for a masters programme in genomic medicine.

The University of Exeter is delivering a master’s programme in genomic medicine in collaboration with Plymouth University, University of the West of England, the...

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South LETB chair appointed

Posted29 June 2016

Jane Barrie has been appointed as the chair of the new regional LETB for the south following HEE Board’s decision to move from 13 LETBs to four new LETBs based on the four regions.

The following LETB Chair appointments will take effect from 1 August 2016;

  • South, Jane Barrie...

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Head of school honoured by The Queen

Posted24 June 2016

Congratulations to Professor Debbie Sharp, the Head of School for Clinical Academic Training at HEE’s Severn Postgraduate Medical Education, who was appointed an OBE in recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Professor Sharp, who is the Professor of Primary Health Care in the Centre for...

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Summer stakeholder newsletter published

Posted15 June 2016

Our June stakeholder newsletter is now available. You can now download the newsletter in the related links section of this page below.

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Conference showcases simulation and human factor projects

Posted8 June 2016

A wide range of projects focussing on human factors using simulation to improve care and safety in the south west will be showcased at a conference later this year

The People, Machines and Systems event is being organised by Health Education England and will be held on 11 October in...

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HEE welcomes views on your experience with our training and recruitment websites

Posted6 June 2016

Here at Health Education England, we're trying to gain insights from our website users about what you experience when using any of our websites, with a special focus on those websites around training and recruitment. To help us with that, would be grateful if you could complete our...

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New Framework launched to define the role of Advanced Clinical Practitioners in healthcare

Posted16 November 2017

Health Education England (HEE), in partnership with NHS Improvement and NHS England, has today launched a new national framework that sets out a vision for the further development of Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs).

The framework (...

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Emergency Care Workforce Programme

Posted9 November 2017

Together with the NHS Improvement, Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) and NHS England we've developed a plan to ensure we have sustainable staffing in our emergency departments.

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First service-wide long term NHS workforce strategy

Posted9 November 2017

Professor Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England, said:

'Health Education England (HEE) continues to support the service, helping provide the workforce it needs both now and in the future. We are introducing new professions and new routes into the NHS. Our Nursing...

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Eight high impact actions to improve the working environment for doctors in training

Posted7 November 2017

Our clinical fellows worked with NHS Improvement, doctors in training and a range of providers to develop these eight high impact actions.

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