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Webinars and events

As part of HEE’s national AHP support workforce programme, we are holding a series of webinars and events.

These webinars are intended to compliment and support culture change, dissemination, and the implementation of this programme. Slides and recordings (where possible) will be uploaded to YouTube and shared on this page.

Please get in touch with any suggestions or feedback for HEE’s national AHP support workforce team: ahp.supportworkforce@hee.nhs.uk

This webinar took place on Tuesday 22nd February 2022 - Slides from which are available to view here. 

This webinar builds on the implementation phase of our AHP support workforce journey, with the published AHP Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework and the guidance on roles & responsibilities for the diagnostic imaging support workforce and diagnostic radiography support workforce literature review

The webinar covered:

·      The aims, objectives and support offer of HEE’s national AHP support workforce programme and the role of the AHP Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework for radiography support workers.

·      The commitment of HEE, The Society of Radiographers, and other partners to develop the role of the diagnostic radiography support workforce.

·      The roles and responsibilities guidance for the diagnostic radiography support workforce in providing additional, profession-specific competencies that complement the AHP Support Worker Competency Framework.

·      Apprenticeships for the radiography support workforce across England.

·      Our collective roles and contributions in recognising, celebrating, developing, and expanding the radiography non-registered workforce.

Speakers:

·      Richard Griffin, Professor of Healthcare Management, King’s Business School, King’s College London

·      Patrick Crook, Diagnostic Radiographer, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

·      Sue Johnson, Professional Officer Clinical Imaging, Society of Radiographers

·      Penny Owens, Specialist Advisor, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

·      Gemma Hall, Talent for Care Relationship Manager (Apprenticeships)  North West, Talent for Care, Health Education England

·      Gaby Ford, AHP Clinical Fellow, National AHP Support Workforce Programme, Health Education England

·      Naomi McVey, National Lead for AHP Support Workforce, Health Education England

As a response to several enquires to the national AHP support workforce team around educational qualifications a masterclass took place on 21st January for AHP workforce supply project leads and AHP support workforce supply project leads. Slides from this can be accessed here.

This masterclass supported the implementation of our AHP Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework and national AHP workforce supply strategy project, by demystifying the basics around qualifications.

This session aimed to clarify and enable colleagues to have a clear understanding of educational qualifications, to enable the implementation of the AHP competency framework.

This masterclass covered:

- HEE’s national vision for the AHP support workforce programme

- The AHP support workforce education & qualifications guide and other useful resources

- The differences between educational levels, qualifications, apprenticeships, and functional skills

- The value and importance of functional skills / skills for life

- Support available from HEE regional and national teams

Speakers:

- Richard Griffin, Professor of Healthcare Management, King’s Business School, King’s College London

- Gemma Hall, Apprenticeship relationship manager, North West, National Talent for Care Team, Health Education England

- Kirsty Marsh-Hyde, National programme manager – apprenticeships, Talent for Care Team, Health Education England

- Gaby Ford, AHP Clinical Fellow, National AHP Support Workforce Programme, Health Education England

Watch the recording of this masterclass on YouTube.

This webinar took place on Monday 15th November 2021 at 12.00 - 13.30. Slides from which are available to view. The recording of this session can now also be accessed here

This webinar launched and supported the implementation phase of our AHP support workforce journey, with the published (October 2021) AHP Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework.

The webinar covered:

- The aims, objectives and support offer of HEE’s national AHP support workforce programme.

- The role of the AHP Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework in improving training, education, and competencies for AHP support workers, and the range of resources available to support implementation.

- HEE’s plans for supporting the development of apprenticeships for the AHP support workforce across England.

- The importance of engaging and partnering with support workers in local, regional, and national development.

- Our collective roles and contributions in recognising, celebrating, developing, and expanding the non-registered AHP workforce.

Speakers:

- Naomi McVey, National Lead for AHP Support Workforce, Health Education England

- Richard Griffin, Professor of Healthcare Management, King’s Business School, King’s College London

- Suraiya Hassan, AHP Workforce Lead, National AHP Support Workforce Programme, Health Education England

- Gemma Hall, Talent for Care Relationship Manager (Apprenticeships), North West, Talent for Care, Health Education England

- Gaby Ford, AHP Clinical Fellow, National AHP Support Workforce Programme, Health Education England

- Emma Busby, Lead AHP Support Worker & South MSK Team Co-ordinator, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

- Claire Fordham, Professional adviser – Workforce and Education (non-registered workforce), Chartered Society of Physiotherapy