Key Facts

  • £200m annual budget;
  • Over 400 core members of staff;
  • Over 1,800 medical and dental trainers and mentors, based in primary and secondary care; 
  • Supports 3,000 training-grade doctors and dentists across Wales;
  • Over 50 different specialist medical training programmes; 
  • A pioneering Education Contract for junior doctors in Wales, guaranteeing them ring-fenced time for learning during their working week – the first of its kind in the UK;
  • 12 district GP training schemes in Wales;
  • Enables and supports 3,300 new students to access non-medical health profession education and training;
  • Supports the development of healthcare support workers and advanced practice;
  • Promotes over 350 different careers in NHS Wales;
  • Our NHS Wales e-Library for Health has over 3,000 e-journals, 18 databases and guidelines; 
  • By January 2019, it will have an additional 1,500+ e-journals, four point-of-care tools, one e-learning package, and seven databases.