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Register for Making Every Contact Count event

Posted6 June 2016

Helping people to live healthier lives is the focus of a conference being held in the south west on 22 June.

The event, Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Tools to support system-wide implementation and workforce development, is open to people working in the health and social care sector...

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Putting workforce on the transformation agenda

Posted1 June 2016

A roundtable event brought together a wide range of south west health and care professionals to explore the role of strategic workforce planning in delivering change.

More than 60 people took part in the event held in Taunton on 24 May organised by Health...

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More people in the south west return to nursing

Posted24 May 2016

Nurses in the south west who have taken a career break are being helped back into the profession through a specially-tailored training scheme.

A further 36 people this month started the latest round of Return to Practice in the region. The scheme enables people who have worked as nurses,...

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HEE puts its best paw forward

Posted23 May 2016

A pair of dogs joined their owners to help encourage colleagues to move around more while they are at work.

Solo, a cocker spaniel (pictured), and Teddy, a toy poodle, accompanied their owners to work at HEE’s Peninsula PGME office in Plymouth.

People in the office organised the...

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Achievements of trainee GPs celebrated

Posted10 May 2016

The achievements of trainee GPs and their trainers are being celebrated at with a series of awards.

Junior doctors spend at least three years developing the skills and experience they need to work as a GP in primary care. This training is overseen by Health Education England and delivered...

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Improving awareness of perinatal mental health through e-learning

Posted10 May 2016

The Secretary of State for Health announced in November 2015 the Government’s ambition to reduce the number of stillbirths, neonatal deaths, maternal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth by 20% by 2020 and by 50% by 2030.

Studies done have shown that between 10...

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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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