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Health and Wellbeing Outreach Programme delivered by Undergraduate Learners

The Health and Wellbeing Outreach programme for undergraduate learners was funded by Health Education England (HEE). Universities in the North West of England were tasked with developing innovative ways their health and social care undergraduate students could
highlight issues around health and wellbeing in their local communities – particularly in school settings and offer an age appropriate health and wellbeing intervention.

Several North West universities took part, each developing different approaches:

A quick overview of 'Workforce Generations' Infographic

This simple infographic explains the ‘workforce generations’ you may have heard described in the news. Who are Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Digital Natives?

This quick visual explains roughly which years each generation belongs to, the other names associated with each group, some key cultural and technological events from those years, the number they represent in the NHS workforce and some of their learning characteristics as outlined in the ‘Mind the Gap’ report.

Youth Health Leaders in Blackpool Schools

This eWIN Case Study is about a Youth Leaders Programme in Blackpool. Practice Development Sister Sharon Vickers was concerned at the numbers of young people coming to hospital with lifestyle related problems such as alcohol dependency, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy and wanted to do something to help these young people take charge of their own wellbeing and prevent hospital admission. She set up the Youth Health Leaders project in local schools to:

Applying public health learning in clinical practice through quality assurance event

Health Education England (working across the North West) presents a health and wellbeing workshop for educators supporting healthcare learners in the North West’s learning environments.  

The purpose of the event is to build on the recently developed public health benchmarking and action planning tool to ensure placement capacity, capability and quality is supported to ensure public health learning outcomes can be met by all healthcare learners on placements in the North West.

When? Tuesday 1st November 2016 9.30-2pm

Quality Assuring Health & Wellbeing Content in Healthcare Education Curricula – an Innovative Approach

The Five Year Forward View calls for a radical upgrade in prevention and public health.  There is a challenge though in understanding how and what healthcare learners are currently taught with regards to public health knowledge and skills.  Therefore Health Education England (working across the North West) has developed a toolkit to allow programme leads for healthcare education programmes to consider, identify and map how their programmes evidence public health education knowledge and skills acquisition.

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