The North West Healthcare Science Trainees Network Board have developed a set of resources to support all new trainees in the North West.They were written by trainees for trainees and are a useful resource for training managers too.
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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.
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 (www.nwhcs.nhs.uk).
Workforce Transformation booklet: information on existing, new and emerging roles supported by Health Education North West which contribute to workforce transformation.Career framework: this diagram demonstrates how potential career routes and development link together.
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.
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.
This poster shows the opportunities for staff and workforce development, starting with pre-employment and cadet schemes, through to apprenticeships, assistant, advanced and associate practitioners.
Health Education North West (HENW)’s monitoring of the quality of education and training in all North West placement and education providers also provides valuable information about the quality of care in healthcare providers by identifying areas of concern which impact on patient safety or service delivery.
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.
The core purpose of the Education Commissioning plan is to ensure there is an appropriate supply of clinical staff who have the skills, knowledge, values and attitudes to meet the needs of patients, carers and healthcare employers.