The learning disability advisers and learning disability engagement team will be presenting at this year’s NHS Innovation Expo conference, at Manchester Central. We will use our session to remind people how important it is that people with a learning disability and/or autism are meaningfully involved in their own healthcare, and as part of this, that they are employed in rewarding jobs.
Tools & Resources
Health Education England (working across the North West) has collaborative relationships with the End of Life Care Strategic Clinical Networks within the North West to ensure the effective planning and use of resources to support the training and development of the local workforce in key end of life care issues.
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.
The 'Train-The-Simulated Patient' (2TSP) programme features a blended learning package featuring an e-learning course and face-to-face workshop. The e-learning course integrates digital media, scenarios, learning activities and reflective exercises, which are completed prior to workshop attendance. The workshop focuses on the practical elements of SP development; role portrayal and feedback. It includes performing arts techniques; thought tracking, observation, motivation and emotional memory.
The North West Population Health & Prevention Network www.nwcpwd.nhs.uk/nwphpn is now live and actively recruiting members. Please see below a brief summary about the network and how to join and attached you will find a short ‘join us’ briefing and a more comprehensive briefing summary.
An innovative and accessible app for mobile devices has been developed that can be utilised by pre-registration learners and Trainees across all professions as well as by their mentor/educator. It provides access to resources from within the Trust, and remotely, giving learners and staff greater flexibility and options to explore resources at times to suit them.
The North West Placement Development Network (NWPDN) works in partnership with Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) and Practice Education Facilitators (PEFs) based in healthcare provider organisations to maximise the multi-professional utilisation of all placement areas across the NHS and non-NHS organisations.
The NHS turned 68 on 5th July.
You can discover the history of the NHS through NHS Choices:
The Nuffield Trust have also created a timeline of NHS reform:
Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH), with support from NHS England, has launched an e-learning programme for healthcare professionals to help increase understanding of the armed forces population and facilitate improved care and treatment. The programme is split across three areas of NHS care for current serving personnel, the families of serving personnel and veterans, and for veterans.The e-learning programme is designed to highlight both the similarities and differences to allow healthcare personnel to understand the context of military life and how to appropr