Three guides form the outputs from the prosthetists and Orthotists P&O) workforce and education project, commissioned by Health Education North West.
The government launched the Health Visitor Implementation Plan (HVIP) to strengthen the role of health visitors between 2011 and 2015. The Department of Health awarded funding to develop and implement a Commissioner Led Peer Review (CLPR) of this HVIP which aimed to develop a North of England (NoE) wide pool of knowledge, with the completion of a gap analysis, to assure delivery of health visiting services.
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 poster shows the opportunities for staff and workforce development, starting with pre-employment and cadet schemes, through to apprenticeships, assistant, advanced and associate practitioners.
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.
Primary Care. As many people’s first point of contact with the NHS, around 90% of patient interaction is with primary care services. In Yorkshire and the Humber there are circa 800 GP practices. As well as doctor and nurse provision these practices are increasing the numbers of Health Care Assistants (HCA’s) they are employing. Read Kira's inspirational story providing a valuable role working in General Practice and the Primary Care Team.
A successful partnership has been developed between Jobcentre Plus (JCP), Bradford District Care Trust (BDCT) and Shipley College in order to support the recruitment of Healthcare Support Workers in Mental Health throughout Bradford and Airedale.
Apprenticeships in Healthcare ScienceApprenticeships in Healthcare Science is a regional innovative initiative created by Health Education Yorkshire to encourage NHS Trusts to use Apprenticeships as a way to develop new roles and to introduce skill mix within a number of different healthcare science disciplines and clinical skills facilities. Apprentice Matthew Carlisle is one of over 60 apprentices in the region who are working in many wide ranging science roles.
In October 2013, the Prime Minister announced a new £50 million Challenge Fund to help improve access to general practice and stimulate innovative ways of providing primary care services. The first wave of twenty pilots was announced in April 2014.Further funding of £100m for 2015/16 was announced by the Prime Minister on 30 September 2014 for a second wave.The attached document from January 2015 details some of the successful bids testing innovative ways of increasing access and delivering wider transformational change in general practice.