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).
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.
Welcome to our stakeholder report in which we showcase the many ways in which our work impacts on the healthcare workforce across Yorkshire and the Humber. Our mission is to work with all key partners to achieve a healthcare workforce that has the right skills, behaviours and training and is available in the right numbers to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement.Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber (HEYH) is committed to active promotion of the NHS Constitution in everything we do.
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.
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.
Agenda and slides from the meeting.
HENW and the University of Chester hosted a conference on understanding and building preceptorship in North West healthcare organisations. The day presented emerging research on the picture of current preceptorship offers and showcased best practice from a number of Trusts leading the way in developing and delivering first class programmes.HENW introduced information from the national work on this area and a group discussion brought together ideas on how we can forward best practice across the region.
Karina registered as a volunteer with Foresight; a local day service for people with learning disabilities. She found this work to be very rewarding and wanted to forge a career in this sector around support work.The Traineeship programme offers young people the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a quality real life working environment.
To coincide with the 5th National Apprenticeship Week, NHS North West’s Apprenticeship Promise was officially launched on 3rd February 2012 at NHS North West’s Headquarters in Manchester. Apprentices and NHS Trust representatives from across the region attended the launch along with strategic partners.
This Hot Topic provides an overview of the levels of NHS apprenticeships available in the North West, a background to the programme and the benefits to organisations and individuals by supporting apprentices.