Workforce Transformation

North West Workforce Modernisation Dashboard: Factsheet

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. 

Health Education Yorskhire & the Humber Stakeholder Report - December 2013

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.

Inspirational Story: Healthcare Apprenticeships in GP practices

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. 

Apprenticeship Inspiring Story: Matthew Carlisle

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.

Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund Pilots: Innovative workforce Solutions

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.

AHPs working differently: Aintree at home team

The introduction of the Aintree at Home (A@H) Community Therapy led Service in December 2012 was in response the Trust needing to increase the number of medical discharges. This was achieved by facilitating more timely and effective safe discharges and contributing to an improved patient experience by providing continuation of their functional rehabilitation and short term care support in their own/family home. This new model presented an innovative solution to supporting bed capacity management at Aintree.

AHPs working differently: Teleswallowing project

The project at Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Hospital NHS Trust aimed to use teleswallowing to link to and provide input to nursing homes remotely. Secondary aim was to provide SLT communication therapy using computer technology, using iPads, laptops and video as a service (VaaS) technology Speech & Language Therapy assessments / interventions for dysphagia are provided remotely into 8 selected nursing homes.

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