News

HEIW launches new gender diversity and trans health training modules
HEIW launches new gender diversity and trans health training modules
18/02/20
HEIW launches new gender diversity and trans health training modules

Healthcare professionals can now access two training modules on gender diversity and trans health, the first of their kind across NHS Wales.

HEIW Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science
HEIW Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science
11/02/20
HEIW Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

To mark ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) are celebrating the outstanding achievements of the women we have working in science.

New guidance aides consultant pharmacist roles in Wales
New guidance aides consultant pharmacist roles in Wales
31/01/20
New guidance aides consultant pharmacist roles in Wales

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) welcomes new UK guidance that builds on the existing Wales national approval process for the approval of consultant pharmacists posts.

 

Your opportunity to shape the way delegation is used in health and social care
Your opportunity to shape the way delegation is used in health and social care
24/01/20
Your opportunity to shape the way delegation is used in health and social care

Shape the way delegation is used in your organisation by completing our feedback survey.

RCN Wales pleased HEIW will support future cohorts of the RCN Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme.
RCN Wales pleased HEIW will support future cohorts of the RCN Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme.
24/01/20
RCN Wales pleased HEIW will support future cohorts of the RCN Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme.

RCN Wales pleased HEIW will support future cohorts of the RCN Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme.

Health Education and Improvement Wales have recently announced that they will be supporting three cohorts of new cadets in the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme; one in 2019/20 and two in 2020/21.

Recruiting Trainee Scientists for 2020
Recruiting Trainee Scientists for 2020
17/01/20
Recruiting Trainee Scientists for 2020

Recruiting Trainee Scientists for 2020.

NHS Wales are due to undertake the annual Clinical Scientist Trainee (STP) Recruitment Programme.

New apprenticeship scheme set to boost the healthcare workforce
New apprenticeship scheme set to boost the healthcare workforce
03/01/20
New apprenticeship scheme set to boost the healthcare workforce

New apprenticeship scheme set to boost the healthcare workforce

Two new apprenticeship frameworks have been developed thanks to an exciting collaboration between health bodies across Wales.

 

Record number of pharmacists choosing to train in Wales
Record number of pharmacists choosing to train in Wales
02/01/20
Record number of pharmacists choosing to train in Wales

A record number of trainees have accepted pre-registration pharmacist training places in Wales this year, totalling 155 - an increase of 60% from 2019/20.

Join us for a live webinar with Michael West
Join us for a live webinar with Michael West
11/12/19
Join us for a live webinar with Michael West

An opportunity to hear Professor Michael West respond to your questions on the practice of compassionate and collective leadership - the underpinning approach of the new Health and Social Care Wales Leadership Strategy currently in development.

Health Education and Improvement Wales launches UK's first optometrists mentoring programme
Health Education and Improvement Wales launches UK's first optometrists mentoring programme
06/12/19
Health Education and Improvement Wales launches UK's first optometrists mentoring programme

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is now offering newly qualified optometrists mentoring support – UK first for optometry.

UK's first Medical Trainer Agreement goes down a storm in Wales
UK's first Medical Trainer Agreement goes down a storm in Wales
04/12/19
UK's first Medical Trainer Agreement goes down a storm in Wales

Since its launch in Wales last year, close to 2,000 doctors have signed up to the UK’s first Medical Trainer Agreement, gaining recognition for their additional role as professional medical educators. 

Extra training for paramedics set to boost community healthcare
Extra training for paramedics set to boost community healthcare
29/11/19
Extra training for paramedics set to boost community healthcare

Health Education and Improvement Wales has teamed up with the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust to help paramedics become Advanced Paramedic Practitioner (APPs)

Extra funding to increase training places for nurses, midwives and other health professionals
Extra funding to increase training places for nurses, midwives and other health professionals
27/11/19
Extra funding to increase training places for nurses, midwives and other health professionals

An extra £16.4 million has been announced today to increase training places for nursing, midwifery and other health professions.

Sore throat? Now you can see your pharmacist
Sore throat? Now you can see your pharmacist
21/11/19
Sore throat? Now you can see your pharmacist

Patients suffering with sore throats will be able to get help and advice on their doorsteps this winter from community pharmacists.

Trainer BEST Awards 2019 - Call for nominations
Trainer BEST Awards 2019 - Call for nominations
20/11/19
Trainer BEST Awards 2019 - Call for nominations

Health Education and Improvement Wales has launched the BEST Trainer Awards 2019.

New initiative to help dental teams in Wales with early diagnosis of mouth cancer
New initiative to help dental teams in Wales with early diagnosis of mouth cancer
20/11/19
New initiative to help dental teams in Wales with early diagnosis of mouth cancer

A new educational toolkit designed to help dental teams prevent and identify mouth cancer has been launched by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW).

HEIW wins national award
HEIW wins national award
15/11/19
HEIW wins national award

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) have won the ‘Improvement in Colleague Engagement and Experience’ award at this year’s HPMA Wales Excellence Awards.

HEIW shortlisted for three national awards
HEIW shortlisted for three national awards
12/11/19
HEIW shortlisted for three national awards

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) have been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s HPMA Wales Excellence Awards.

Get involved to help HEIW close the attainment gap among junior doctors in Wales
Get involved to help HEIW close the attainment gap among junior doctors in Wales
07/11/19
Get involved to help HEIW close the attainment gap among junior doctors in Wales

Health Education and Improvement Wales is looking for volunteers to join focus groups to help close the differential attainment gap among junior doctors in Wales. 

Surge in trainee scientist applications spells good news for future of Welsh healthcare system
Surge in trainee scientist applications spells good news for future of Welsh healthcare system
06/11/19
Surge in trainee scientist applications spells good news for future of Welsh healthcare system

HEIW received a remarkable 1208 applications from around the world for the 24 trainee clinical scientist positions available. 

Share: