Reports

Barriers to career development for black and minority eithnic NHS support workers

Since 2002 NHS North-West has provided support workers with the opportunity to undertake assistant practitioner training subject to available posts and success in the selection procedures. Although 25-30% of support workers identify as BME, their representation on the Trainee Assistant Practitioner programme is less than 2%.

Raising Awareness of Knowledge Management and Knowledge Sharing

This report has been produced with the agreement of the Library and Knowledge Service Manager, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT), as part of the “Pathways to Leadership”, an Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) endorsed course. Given the time scale and resources available it has not been possible to obtain a benchmark of knowledge management and sharing in the organisation.

Piloting of the Care Certificate in the North West

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.

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.

Celebrating Interprofessional Learning Success Across the North West

Celebrating Interprofessional Learning Success Across the North West: Transforming  Learning Environments builds on the success of the excellent education partnerships and strong placement infrastructure networks, this resource provides evidence of the breadth of activities and commitment to Interprofessional Learning in the North West.As new service models emerge, the focus will be on the transformation of learning environments, and an ever increasing need to ensure that the current and future workforce is able to adapt to changing environments and work flexibly in multiprofessional teams

North West Education Commissioning Plan - Refresh 2012/13 to 2014/15 Consultation

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. Central to this is the recognition that users of healthcare services should expect the highest level of safe and individualised care and that staff are able to access high quality education and training based on the best available evidence.

Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Clinical Networks Work Plan

Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Clinical Network's (CMSCN) strategic vision is to improve the health & wellbeing of our population through collaborative working.'The Cheshire & Merseyside Strategic Clinical Networks – Final Work Plan 2014-2016' sets out the work plans and priorities for the following domains and details aims/objectives, deliverables, timescales, measures of success and strategic context:

2014 Adult IAPT Workforce Census Report

The 2014 workforce census achieved a 95% response rate and provides a snapshot of the size and shape of the IAPT workforce at April 2014 in England.The 2014 Census was undertaken because there is currently no national data collection of IAPT practitioners by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.The IAPT team defined the workforce categories to facilitate accurate data collection and to reduce any ambiguities which had been known to impact upon the accuracy of returns in 2012.

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