Key Facts

 

  • Special Health Authority – NHS Wales
  • All Wales remit
  • £215m annual budget – 91% (£196m) on education and training
  • c. 400 staff
  • 2,000 medical and dental trainers and supervisors 

 

Supports the education and training of:

  • c. 3,900+ training-grade doctors and staff and associate specialist doctors
  • 2,500+ pharmacists, 1,600+ pharmacy technicians, 200+ pre-registration pharmacists and pharmacy technician trainees, and 80 diploma pharmacists
  • 1,600 dentists and 3,625 dental care professionals
  • 750+ optometrists, 60 contact lens opticians and 250 dispensing opticians
  • 5,500+ nurses
  • 400+ midwives
  • 2,150+ allied health professionals
  • 300+ scientists/practitioners
  • 1,210 community nurses  
  • 715 non-medical prescribers

 

Provides:

  • 58 specialist medical training programmes 
  • 12 district GP training schemes
  • 9 dental training schemes
  • c.1150 CPD courses

 

Promotes: 

  • 350+ careers in NHS Wales
  • 29 medical libraries
  • NHS Wales e-Library for Health  managed by NHS Wales Informatics Service, 2,800+ subscription e-journals, 2 Point of Care Tools, 18+ databases, e-Learning and guidelines
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