Key Facts

 

  • All Wales remit
  • £200m annual budget;
  • 370+ core members of staff;
  • 1,800+ medical and dental trainers and mentors.

 

Supports the education and training of:

  • 3,000 training-grade staff and associate specialist doctors and dentists;
  • 2,500+ pharmacists, 1,600+ pharmacy technicians, 70+ pre-registration pharmacists and pharmacy technicians trainees;
  • 3,300 new non-medical health profession students;
  • 1,600 dentists and 3,400 dental care professionals;
  • 700+ optometrists;
  • 9,500 (total number) students within the non-medical education system
    • Nursing - 5,500
    • Midwifery - 362
    • Allied Health Professionals  (AHPs) - 2031
    • Scientists/Practitioner Training Programmes (PTPs) - 312
    • Community Nursing  - 862
    • Pharmacists - 330

 

Provides:

  • 50+ specialist medical training programmes; 
  • 12 district GP training schemes;
  • 964 medical and dental courses attended by 16,000+ trainees;
  • Funding 213 staff to practice as Non-medical prescribers (2017/18);
  • Funding for first paramedics to be trained as Non-medical prescribers.

 

Promotes: 

  • 350+ careers in NHS Wales;
  • 29 medical libraries;
  • NHS Wales e-Library for Health  managed by NHS Wales Informatics Service, 2,300+ subscription e-journals, 4 Point of Care Tools, 18 databases, e-Learning and guidelines.
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