Health Education North West

North of England Health Visiting Celebrate Share and Learn event

NHS England, in partnership with Health Education England, hosted the North of England Health Visiting Celebrate, Share and Learn event at the Hilton Leeds City on 15 October 2014.

The event was chaired by Teresa Fenech, Deputy Director: Quality Assurance, NHS England who gave a warm welcome to almost 200 health visiting professionals from across the North, including; health visitors, midwives, school nurses, local authority staff, managers and other early years staff.

North West Healthcare Science Trainee Network Board (NW HCS TNB) resources

The North West Healthcare Science Trainee Network Board (NW HCS TNB) was set up in the summer of 2013 by Helen Liggett (Northwest Healthcare Science Workforce Lead), Nick Fowler-Johnson (North West Modernising Scientific Careers Programme Lead) and Tiffany Daniels (STP Trainee in Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics) to develop the trainee arm of the North West Healthcare Science Network (

North West Workforce Modernisation Dashboard: Factsheet

The Workforce Modernisation Dashboard pulls together data on the commissioning and development of new roles; mainly Assistant Practitioners, Associate Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners, with some supplementary information on apprentices and on Consultant Practitioners.This data is displayed in a graphical dashboard, updated quarterly. The dashboard has views by organisation, by county, by region, and an aggregate view across the North West. It is also be possible to compare organisational profiles. 

Piloting of the Care Certificate in the North West

This paper sets out how Health Education North West (HENW) has engaged with stakeholders to assess the potential value and relevance of the Care Certificate in a variety of learning environments. Recommendations and risk management issues have been identified for consideration by the national project team to inform the next stage development of and implementation requirements for the wider roll out of the Care Certificate from April 2015.

North West Adult Learners Week Awards for Health and Social Care 2014

On the evening of 5 June, in glorious surrounds, Manchester Museum hosted the North West’s regional award ceremony to mark Adult Learners’ Week.Hundreds of people came together to hear the inspirational stories of adults who have been transformed by their learning experiences and the impact this learning has had on others.Health Education North West is celebrating and promoting the national learning campaign Adult Learners Week in 2014 through a series of health and social care awards because we know learning is good for people and organisations and We Care About People Who Care.