This October, HEIW is hosting the very first All-Wales Foundation Pharmacist Programme Virtual Fair. The online event will give fourth year pharmacy students a glimpse into fantastic training opportunities available in Wales for foundation training.
Following the announcement by Welsh Government in September 2020, the second duty of the Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Act 2016 has today (1 October 2021) been extended to paediatric inpatient wards.
Two occupational therapy students from Cardiff University who undertook a new healthcare student leadership placement with Health Education and Improvement Wales’ (HEIW) have written about their experience in Occupational Therapy News (OTnews).
Pre-registration pharmacist trainees in Wales have outshone their counterparts across the UK in the latest General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registration assessment.
Wales has secured its place as the place to train, work and live in the UK after receiving nine shortlisted nominations at the 2021 Student Nursing Times Awards.
Cardiff University Students joined HEIW for 2 weeks during Easter 2021 to help plan and design the first ever HEIW Internship.
Hi! I’m Versha Sood, I am the new Allied Health Professions Transformation Programme Manager with HEIW.
Lisa Llewelyn, HEIW Director of Nurse and Health Professional Education, and Prof. Pushpinder Mangat, HEIW Medical Director, are encouraging all healthcare students / trainees (medical, dental, pharmacy, optometry, physician associate, nursing, midwifery, allied health profession, healthcare science students) to have their two Covid-19 vaccines if they have not already done so, and their flu vaccination, unless medically exempt.
HEIW have released an all-new animated CV to promote the opportunities available in healthcare science.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) welcomes the results of the 2021 General Medical Council National Training Surveys.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) Dental Core Trainee, Hannah Barrow, has been selected as one of the best e-posters at this year’s Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) conference.
A summary report of the Pharmacy engagement event.
A new role, Head of Placement Experience and Improvement at Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has recently been created.
Cardiff and Vale Dementia Learning and Development Team have worked with Cofio Dementia Training to produce a helpful video with tips, ideas and advice on how to deliver our One in a Million dementia training package online.
As Welsh Government’s Development Partner for Health Apprenticeship Frameworks, HEIW is undertaking a review of the Maternity and Paediatric Support Apprenticeship Framework. A Steering Group has been established to take this work forward with employer representation from across NHS Wales. The reviewed Framework is now ready for a 4 week consultation period before being signed off by Welsh Government. We would be very pleased if you could take a few minutes of your time and answer some questions about the framework content to ensure it meets the needs of healthcare support services. As well as the draft framework for review the EDLS comparison document will provide information on the different level requirements of the Digital Literacy Essential Skill.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has awarded over £1bn worth of healthcare professional education contracts for delivery over the next 10 years.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) are proud to be sponsoring two categories at the Advancing Healthcare Welsh Awards (AHA) 2021.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) have been shortlisted in four categories at this year’s UK HPMA Excellence in People Awards.
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.