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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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Doctors in training feedback will lead to an improved assessment experience

Posted20 February 2018

Health Education England (HEE) has today unveiled recommendations to improve how doctors in training are assessed, appraised and receive feedback. It includes...

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New guidance on medicines management for nursing associates published

Posted20 February 2018

Advisory guidance setting out expectations for nursing associates who administer medicines to patients has been launched by Health Education England (HEE) today.

The guidance is aimed at...

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HEE wants to connect with you

Posted16 February 2018

Following the launch in December of the consultation on the draft Workforce Strategy, Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future, we have worked with partners to devise a new interactive online workshop to encourage...

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Delivering the Mental Health Workforce Plan in London

Posted2 February 2018

Addressing the challenges faced by the faced by the mental health care workforce in London was the focus of a Health Education England event last week. The event follows the recent publication of a national plan Stepping...

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