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Widening access to nursing careers

Posted by Sam Donohue, Senior Nursing Policy Manager, Health Education England27 April 2016

In her blog, Sam Donohue, Senior Nursing Policy Manager, talks about the opportunities for nursing apprenticeships in the NHS.

The NHS has successfully increased the numbers of apprenticeships delivered over the last few years (in fact, some 14,660 apprentices started their careers in the...

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Older person's nurse fellows - transforming safety and quality of care

Posted by Liz Fenton, Nurse Adviser to Health Education England22 April 2016

Liz Fenton, Nurse Adviser to Health Education England (HEE), outlines the role of Older Person's Nurse Fellows.

The Older Person's Nurse Fellowship, sponsored by HEE, is programme aimed at leading innovation and quality improvement in care for older people.

The ethos of the Older...

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Ensuring a strong nursing voice is heard

Posted by Beverly Ingram, Executive Clinical Lead, Health Education England20 April 2016

Beverly Ingram, Executive Clinical Lead, Workforce Transformation and Innovation, talks about her new role in the nursing policy team.

I have been in my current post for just over three months, having been a Chief Nurse in Birmingham for the past eight years. My role is to provide senior...

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#WelcomeToHealthcare

Posted by Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England26 September 2015

As a single organisation focussing on the whole workforce, HEE exists to improve the quality of care for patients by ensuring the NHS has the right staff, with the right skills, values and behaviours in the right place at the right time in the right numbers.

All of you play a part in...

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Our Director of Education and Quality, Wendy Reid, welcomes learners

Posted by Wendy Reid, Director of Education and Quality, Health Education England22 September 2015

Our Director of Education and Quality, Wendy Reid, has released a message to learners across England:

I am delighted to welcome you, our new generation of doctors and dentists, as you embark on your career and the next stage of your education and training.

Following a career in...

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Our Chief Executive, Ian Cumming, welcomes learners across England

Posted by Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England21 September 2015

You can find a transcript of Ian's message to learners below:

Dear All,

Welcome to the healthcare family and the start of your training which I hope will bring you a long and rewarding career working in health and healthcare.

Over 30 years...

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Our Director of Nursing, Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, welcomes nursing students across England

Posted by Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Director of Nursing and Deputy Director of Education and Quality, HEE21 September 2015

Our Director of Nursing, Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, has released a message to new nursing students across England:

Dear all,

Welcome to the start of your new career!

As a qualified nurse myself I’m incredibly proud to be Director of Nursing at Health Education England (HEE), the...

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Ged’s blog on…The Six “Small Cs”

Posted by Ged Byrne, Director of Education and Quality, Health Education North West28 April 2014

Theo Paphitis, serial entrepreneur and star of Dragon’s Den when talking to new staff always asks the same question; “Who is the most important person in our business?” He says that the new employees always reply with the same answer; “the customer” to which he replies; “No! YOU are!” I think he...

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Ged's blog on...Do not confine your children to your own learning

Posted by Ged Byrne, Director of Education and Quality, Health Education North West20 March 2014

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in a different time.

I first heard this ancient Hebrew proverb from a Professor of General practice during a heated debate about the value of medical students learning detailed anatomy during their undergraduate years...

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