Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) was established in 2018 to sit alongside health boards and trusts as part of NHS Wales and employs 570 staff.
HEIW is tasked with ensuring that the right staff have the right skills to deliver world-class healthcare to the people of Wales.
Many of our employees have family members who are currently serving or have previously served for our country with honour, courage and commitment.
Here, they share and reflect on the careers, achievements, sacrifices and bravery of their loved ones ahead of Armed Forces Day on Saturday 25 June.
Our Deputy Director of Postgraduate Secondary Care, Dr Caroline Evans, received a President’s commendation from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) at their National College Tutors meeting.
We will be sponsoring the Woman in Health and Care category for Chwarae Teg’s Womenspire Awards 2022.
Today (Thursday 19 May 2022), we have released the first addition of a new annual report, Improving Medical Training in Wales.
This new resource has been developed by our Medical Deanery with support from the Welsh Trainee Think Tank, to better communicate the commitment and work undertaken at Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) to continually improve the experiences and lives of doctors training, working and living in Wales.
Thursday 12 May 2022, is International Day of the Nurse.
To mark the occasion, we are supporting the Royal College of Nursing Foundation and UK and Ireland Chief Nursing Officers’ Here For Life | Yma Am Fywyd campaign, which celebrates the diverse roles, responsibilities and incredible achievements of nurses and midwives, in both clinical and non-clinical settings across the UK.
Health Minister Eluned Morgan has confirmed the extension of the NHS Wales Bursary Scheme for eligible healthcare students starting their studies in 2023-24.
Simon Cassidy, Head of Placement Experience and Improvement at HEIW has received a Chief Nursing Office Wales Excellence Award.
Our colleagues recently volunteered on the frontline to support the vaccine roll out effort. They share their experiences with us here.
We are thrilled to announce Kathryn Marshall, HEIW’s Head of Dental Workforce Development, has been awarded the inaugural Honorary Fellowship for her exceptional contributions to dentistry.