Advancing Clinical Practice

Tuesday, 15 April, 2014

Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber (HEYH) is making significant investment in the recruitment and training of 200 Advanced Practitioners (APs) recruited over the next three years, to be deployed throughout the region to maximise staff potential and help reduce reliance on medical staff. Advanced Practioner Framework To ensure sustainability for the initiative, HEYH are developing a multidisciplinary AP Framework to provide system-wide recognition of these roles, aid transferability between organisations, and support diffusion of best practice. Key features of the framework will include a regional AP definition, standardisation of job descriptions and bandings, clear training pathways and comprehensive evaluation.

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