Health Education England

Effective Networks

This eWIN Hot Topic outlines what the evidence says about leading and participating in effective networks in health and care environments. It will look at what is meant by a network and the difference between networks and communities of practice; what should be considered when starting a new network (and how to make it a successful one) and the potential pitfalls to avoid. It will also cover network leadership and explore the role technology plays in supporting networks to work across boundaries and organisations.

Independent Evaluation of the University of Bolton and Lancashire Teaching NHS Foundation Trust Non-commissioned Nursing Degree – Year One Interim Report Summary

This is a summary of the first-year findings from a three-year evaluation commissioned by Health Education England North West of the non-commissioned adult nursing degree delivered by the University of Bolton and Lancashire Teaching NHS Foundation Trusts. Data has been derived from student focus groups, follow-up questionnaire and interviews with the key Trust and University stakeholders and undertaken by the Institute for Vocational Learning and Workforce Research at Bucks New University.

Recipe for Workforce Planning launched

We are excited to launch a new resource to support organisations in implementing robust Workforce Planning.

The Recipe for Workforce Planning is an easy-to-use online tool driven by a dynamic process map; users click on each stage of the process to access resources and view the activities needed to complete that stage. The Recipe is a repository for best practice and facilitates peer support through a discussion forum.

An evaluation of 'House of Memories' pilot Train the Trainer Programme 2016

The pilot House of Memories Train the Trainer programme, led by National Museums Liverpool (NML) and commissioned by Health Education England working across the North West, has been designed to meet Tier 2 objectives as defined by the national Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework. The programme was delivered in partnership with four NHS Trust and community health service partners across the North West between November 2015 and April 2016, to more than 100 health care professionals via a cascaded train the trainer model.

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