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06/08/20
Samaritans wellbeing support line for health and social care workers in Wales

HEIW in collaboration with Welsh Government, and the Samaritans have launched a new confidential wellbeing support line for NHS and social care workers in Wales.

30/07/20
Important information for 2017 and 2018 bursary students

We have recently made some changes to the terms and conditions of the NHS bursary scheme agreement to be more favourable to students. 

29/07/20
Wales achieves over 99% fill rate as more and more junior doctors choose to train here

According to data published by the UK Medical and Dental Recruitment and Selection Board, Wales has achieved the highest fill rates across the UK.

22/07/20
Supporting patient care on the front line during the pandemic

Two Cardiff University MPharm students from Wales, who supported the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic, have shared their workplace stories of working during Covid.

21/07/20
HEIW guidance regarding Provisional Registrants within Wales

Due to the existing Covid-19 crisis, the 2019/20 cohort of pre-registration pharmacist trainees find themselves in an unprecedented situation.

16/07/20
Intrepid Leave Manager: How to Cancel Leave

This information is available for anyone who used Intrepid to book annual leave.

10/07/20
Our Liam: A Nursing Story

Simon is Programme Manager Education Wales, leading on implementation of Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for education. His thoughts were inspired by the WHO ‘Year of the nurse and midwife 2020’ prompting a reflection on events, experiences and people he has been influenced by in an evolving career.

01/07/20
Medical trainee newsletter (Spring 2020)

Welcome to the fourth edition of our quarterly trainee newsletter.

01/07/20
New framework set to help pharmacy technicians develop their careers

A first-of-its-kind framework has been launched to help pharmacy technicians develop their career pathways. 

29/06/20
PRIDE update: Important message for all NHS Wales Staff

As you may know, this year’s Pride celebrations are moving online and so are we.

15/06/20
Community pharmacies in Wales can now use COVID Hub Wales to recruit MPharm students

A new online recruitment platform for health and social care; ‘COVID Hub Wales’, has been introduced as a recruitment solution to support services responding to a rapidly changing environment.

04/06/20
New MedTRiM Resilience and Wellbeing online courses available to all NHS staff during COVID-19 pandemic

New online blended courses are available to support the ongoing psychological resilience and wellbeing of NHS staff in Wales during the COVID response.

03/06/20
Volunteers, We Thank-you!

Throughout the NHS there are countless volunteers who are all dedicated to keeping people safe and healthy. We are thankful to each and every one of them for their inspiring efforts.

28/05/20
Medicine administration training programme launched for pharmacy technicians

A new training programme has been developed by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) to support pharmacy technicians to administer medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

22/05/20
HEIW's statement regarding the Provisional Registration of 2019/20 Pre-registration Pharmacists.

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) recognise the multiple concerns for trainees, tutors and employers over pre-registration pharmacist training for 2019/20 caused by the impacts of COVID-19 and resulting delays to the registration assessment.

06/05/20
New resource provides practical dementia care guidance for the covid-19 pandemic

In collaboration with Social Care Wales, Improvement Cymru and Helen Lambert, Health Education and Improvement Wales has developed a new training resource for frontline care workers supporting those living with dementia and their families. 

30/04/20
New HEIW Oxygen Therapy Training

We’re delighted to announce that HEIW’s ‘Oxygen Therapy’ training is now live on our website.

24/04/20
Updated response regarding second year student nurses

Please find here our full and updated response to the BBC regarding the position of 2nd year student nurses and midwives during the current public health emergency.

23/04/20
Medicine management re-certification training programme launched for pharmacy technicians

A new training programme, launched by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), will enable pharmacy technicians in Wales to re-certify in medicine management to support the workforce during this challenging time. 

23/04/20
Response to BBC query regarding 2nd year student nurses

Please find here our full response to the BBC regarding the position of 2nd year student nurses and midwives during the current public health emergency.

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