Learning & Development

North West Adult Learners Week Awards for Health and Social Care 2014

On the evening of 5 June, in glorious surrounds, Manchester Museum hosted the North West’s regional award ceremony to mark Adult Learners’ Week.Hundreds of people came together to hear the inspirational stories of adults who have been transformed by their learning experiences and the impact this learning has had on others.Health Education North West is celebrating and promoting the national learning campaign Adult Learners Week in 2014 through a series of health and social care awards because we know learning is good for people and organisations and We Care About People Who Care.

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

Non-medical prescribing in radiotherapy

The Welsh Government's prudently advancing practice awardThe team at Lancashire Teaching Trust introduced supplementary radiography non medical prescribing, and a system whereby cancer patients are reviewed by a specialist radiographer in a dedicated review clinic. Patients are now reviewed weekly, or more frequently if necessary, with an approach that will also take into account their psychosocial needs, thus providing a patient-centred, holistic consultation.

Education Horizon-Scanning Bulletin - May 2015

The horizon-scanning blogs and bulletins are an initiative from the LIHNN network of NHS libraries in North-West England. They are not a traditional current-awareness service but aim to highlight the latest developments, trends and technologies which will have an impact on practice in the future. This bulletin is compiled by John Gale, JET Library, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  

Piloting the Core Skills in General Practice

The North West Core Skills programme (NWCSP) is an award winning learning and development initiative being undertaken across the North West health sector to improve the efficiency and education quality of statutory and mandatory training. Following successful implementation of the programme by NHS trusts and higher education institutes (HEIs) across the North West, a new project is now focusing upon introducing Core Skills to general practices, with the aim of replicating benefits across primary care as well as within secondary care.

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