- the level of skills, awareness and knowledge of health professionals to support vulnerable groups
- the barriers to health and care services faced by these groups
- the current professional guidance on Inclusion Health issues, that is working with and caring for vulnerable groups
- the commitment of education providers to include Inclusion Health issues in wider training, drawing on the views and experience of health professionals
Inclusion Health: Education and Training for Health Professionals – End of Study Report – Department of Health
This report emphasises the need for a combination of clinical and non-clinical skills and knowledge in working with these groups, and identifies possible opportunities for strengthening education and training of health care professionals.The report reviews:
From 1 January 2016, locum appointments for training (LAT) posts, across all specialties, ended in England. No further LAT appointments to specialty training programmes will be made. This does not affect standalone, one-year foundation year 2 placements
The number of LATs appointed in 2015 decreased significantly in comparison with previous years, with one Royal College ceasing LATs within their specialty altogether. In 2014, a total of 724 LATs were advertised in England, which dropped to 392 posts a year later. A significant number of the LAT posts advertised were not appointed to.
Health Education England has today published two reports aimed at improving and standardising the training available to practitioners who carry out hair restoration surgery and non-surgical cosmetic procedures, such as botox, chemical peels and laser hair removal.
Event Location: ICC, Birmingham. 05 February 2016 17:00 to 21:00
'The Stars of the Future' event celebrates, recognises and rewards the exceptional contributions that apprentices and apprenticeship employers bring to our workplaces across the west midlands. Each category has a number of awards available which relate to the level and framework undertaken. See related documents for more information.
In order to ensure nurses and midwives are able to go through the process of revalidation in the most straightforward way possible, we have committed to updating our revalidation guidance documents regularly to take into account feedback and ensure the information we provide is as clear as possible.As a result of this we have now published revised versions of the following materials:
Health Education England, North West Employers and Voluntary Sector North West are proud to announce seven regional award categories to celebrate Adult Learners’ Week North West Awards in the Health and Care Sector. Together we will be jointly celebrating and promoting the annual, national learning campaign Adult Learners’ Week because we believe learning is good for people, organisations and the region. But we need your help to identify staff and volunteers, working in and across the whole of the Health and Care Sector, who have been transformed by learning and can inspire others to give learning a go; and we‘d also like to know about projects and activity where learning is shared and it is changing the way we think and what we do in the sector. Further information is available on the HEE website at http://bit.ly/1PMNwXL
Skills for Health, in partnership with Skills for Care, have launched three new guides aimed at helping to support adults and children on the autism spectrum. The guides have been developed to help health and social care workers better meet the needs of people who have autism. For more information, go to the Skills for Health website.
This new framework has been developed by Skills for Health and Health Education England in partnership with Skills for Care. It is a comprehensive new resource to support health professionals and educators working with people living with dementia and sets out the essential skills and knowledge necessary for all staff involved in dementia care. More information can be found on the Skills for Health website - http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/projects/item/176-dementia-core-skills-education-and-training-framework
Registration is open for “The Changing Prospects for Cancer” conference in Manchester (11th March 2016)
The conference is subtitled “a good survival” and will focus on improving outcomes for patients living with and beyond cancer.
It will appeal to commissioners, service managers, GPs, clinicians, nurses, AHPs and patient representatives. Find out more at: www.changingprospects.co.uk
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