The overall aim of the Advancing Professional Education Through Health Information Systems (APE-THIS) project was to provide the infrastructure required to facilitate enhanced understanding for nursing, and other healthcare students, of health information systems and the value of health information, thereby ensuring that graduating students hold essential informatics competencies prior to taking up healthcare posts. This would be achieved through connectivity from specified university computers to a dedicated mirror of the Allscripts training platform at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
University of Salford
Health Education England (HEE) working across the North West is currently piloting, for 12 months, a partnership of Trusts within Greater Manchester to deliver non-credit bearing Multi-Professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice (MSLAP) programme in NHS, private, voluntary and independent settings under an agreement with the University of Bolton (UoB).
In 2010 a multi-dimensional Community Clinical Leadership Programme was launched to create a future generation of world class leaders who can respond creatively and competently to the challenges facing the NHS.Workforce is our greatest asset and developing senior leadership skills will help set strategic direction for the NHS.
Due to the reconfiguration of healthcare organisations and the services that they provide, practice placement opportunities for pre-registration student nurses are changing and it is becoming increasingly difficult to provide the variety of placement opportunities required to prepare students for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).