Professional Education

Cadaveric Surgical Skills Workshop

University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM) has developed a simulated surgery workshop using a novel whole body fresh frozen cadaveric model to enhance the operative surgical training for the Core Surgical Trainees in a safe environment.UHSM piloted a series of Cadaveric Surgical Skills Workshops as a part of the Better Training Better Care (BTBC) programme initiative which aimed to develop sustainable and adoptable models to maximise learning opportunities in the time available for training.These multi-professional surgical workshops allow Core Surgical Trainees (CSTs) to develop skills

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.

HEE commissioning and investment plan - 2016/17

HEE’s annual workforce planning process Health Education England is responsible for ensuring that there is sufficient future supply of staff to meet the workforce requirements of the English health system. In undertaking this role it must also work with partners to assess, but not have primary responsibility for, the workforce consequences for the wider health and care system.

HEE commissioning and investment plan-2016/17

North West Junior Doctor Advisory Team (JDAT)

The North West Junior Doctor Advisory Team (JDAT) is a successor body to the local regional action team formed to implement a new junior doctor contract (the New Deal) in 1991. This team consists of two junior doctors from different backgrounds and at different stages in their careers, plus a project officer.The JDAT provides independent guidance and oversight for matters such as New Deal issues and is the point of contact within the NHS North West for Junior Doctors who need help and advice about their rotas and working conditions.

CPD Apply: Electronic Application and Monitoring Tool for Continuing Professional Development

‘CPD-Apply’ is an electronic application and monitoring system tool, for all Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity, resourced by the Multi-Professional Education and Training (MPET) monies managed by HEalth Education North West (formerly NHS North West). The MPET resource funds CPD provision for clinically professionally registered staff (excluding doctors and dentists) in placement provider organisations.