In recent years as care delivery has become more complex, support workers have had increasing levels of involvement in medicines administration across a range of settings. Support workers involvement ranges from the application of “over the counter” creams and ointments, to the administration of insulin and intravenous saline flushes, depending on their individual roles.
As Welsh Government’s Development Partner for Health Apprenticeship Frameworks, HEIW is undertaking a review of the Healthcare Support Services Apprenticeship Framework.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) celebrated and showcased the very best foundation pharmacy has to offer at their annual prize giving event last week.Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) celebrated and showcased the very best foundation pharmacy has to offer at their annual prize giving event last week.
Alongside BAPIO and BINA we want to strongly express our support to all NHS colleagues who are affected by the current COVID 19 situation in India and surrounding countries, support is available here:
There are over 350 careers in the NHS and a large number of these are non-clinical, ranging from porters and cleaners to catering assistants and facilities managers. A group of roles which may not typically spring to mind when thinking of the NHS are administrative positions - they play an essential role in keeping the service running.
Keen to promote and support the use of the Welsh language, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has partnered up with Cymdeithas Ddeintyddol to host its annual conference.
All registered pharmacy professionals who provide public facing services from a community pharmacy or GP practice (including self-employed locums) can apply for funding to support them to develop advanced or extended skills.
Dental trainees from across Wales have been awarded for their innovative work at the Welsh Hospitals Dental Specialties Conference.
The theme of this year’s International Nurses Day campaign is Nurses: A Voice to Lead - A vision for future healthcare. Whilst none of us could have imagined the upheaval that has occurred during this period of NHS history, or the challenges yet to come, the importance of supporting the next generation of nurses in Wales remains critical for the sustainability of the healthcare workforce.
We hope that you will embrace the importance of the Endoscopy Training Management Group functionality and support its ongoing sustainability through engagement.
Health Education & Improvement Wales (HEIW) is committed to providing Quality Improvement Skills Training (QIST) for healthcare professionals across Wales.
This year marks my 20th year working in the NHS. I was unfortunate to have missed out on a great deal of my education growing up, sitting and achieving 4 GSCEs.
The GMC’s national training survey launches on Tuesday 20 April and is open until Tuesday 18 May. It’s your chance to make your voice count and have your say on medical training. It takes around 15 minutes to complete on the GMC’s online portal.
As a podiatrist, you'll help people deal with a range of mobility issues, relieve pain and treat infections of the feet and lower legs.
Nine students from Cardiff University have supported Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) in designing its first ever internship.
We have released the latest primary care newsletter containing updates on how we are supporting the COVID-19 immunisation rollout, the launch of ‘Next Generation GP Wales’ and news on the biggest change in primary care optometry in Wales in a generation.
Register now for our week-long virtual Arts Therapies event taking place 19 – 23 April 2021 showcasing the work of art, music, drama and dance movement therapy for mental health and wellbeing.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has published its Annual Equality Report 2019-2020.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) are proud to be sponsoring an award at this year’s Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) UK awards.
Three DCTs; Rachel Botrugno, Caron Pari and Christina Williams share their experiences of being redeployed to the frontline along with the challenges, and silver linings, they’ve witnessed in dentistry over the last year.