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06/06/19
Wales leads the way to improve teamwork in dentistry

An innovative training tool developed in Wales and designed to help dental practices maximise teamwork has gained UK-wide recognition.

29/05/19
Newport care home residents benefit from ground-breaking joint healthcare initiative

A joint initiative aimed at broadening the expertise of care home managers in the Newport area when it comes to administering vital medication to residents has been hailed as “hugely successful.

21/05/19
New career pathways for pharmacy technicians set to future-proof workforce

Ground-breaking new programmes mean Welsh trainee pharmacy technicians will have the opportunity to train across three pharmacy settings - hospital, community pharmacy and primary care – for the first time.  

07/05/19
New initiative represents 'landmark moment' for Welsh healthcare support workers, says HEIW

Healthcare support workers who live or work in isolated parts of Wales are set to benefit from a ground-breaking initiative aimed at broadening their education and training, one that will also make Wales a healthier place to live.

29/04/19
Wales wins 'triple crown' at Student Nursing Times Awards

This year’s Student Nursing Times Awards was a reason to be cheerful for Wales, with three of those shortlisted – including Kate Young of Bangor University – emerging triumphant

26/04/19
Sign of the times - the story of Partnership Blue Light

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. They include the School of Care Sciences at the University of South Wales, shortlisted in the Partnership of the Year category.

25/04/19
Sign of the times - Cardiff University's Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Team

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. They include the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Team at Cardiff University, shortlisted in the Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Post-registration) category.

24/04/19
Sign of the times - Stephen's story

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. They include Stephen Prydderch, shortlisted in the Educator of the Year category.

23/04/19
Once for Wales 2020: Newsletter April 2019

The latest issue of Once for Wales 2020, an overview of work towards implementation of new Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for nursing and midwifery education, as produced by Simon Cassidy, Programme Manager (Education), Health Education and Improvement Wales.

23/04/19
Sign of the times - Julie's story

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. Among those shortlisted is Julie Roberts of Bangor University in the Educator of the Year category.

18/04/19
Sign of the times - The story of Team Hydr8

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. Among those shortlisted is NHS Team Hydr8 of the University of South Wales in the Student Innovation in Practice category.

17/04/19
Funding boost means UK first for pharmacist training programme in Wales

Trainee pharmacists in Wales are set to benefit from a £3.6m funding boost meaning more training places, in more settings and NHS employment for their final year of training.

16/04/19
Sign of the times - Mitchell's story

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. Among those shortlisted is Mitchell Richards of Swansea University in the Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year category. 

09/04/19
HEIW staff rewarded for contribution to teaching in NHS Wales

Two of Health Education and Improvement Wales’ (HEIW) leading medical staff have been honoured for their commitment to training.

08/04/19
How trainee doctors and dentists in Wales are shaping their own education

The idea behind Health Education and Improvement Wales’ (HEIW) Trainee Think Tank is to empower those who are impacted by the medical and dental training programmes in Wales to influence the training agenda.

08/04/19
Your career, Wales's future

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) looks at its Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows (WCLTF) programme, which enables trainees to enhance their skills and become clinical leaders of the future.

05/04/19
Recognition for doctors and dentists training Wales' future NHS workforce

Doctors and dentists across Wales have been recognised for their invaluable commitment to educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.

03/04/19
Sign of the Times as Wales Gains Wide Recognition in Student Nursing Awards

Wales’ growing reputation as a mecca for attracting, supporting and developing the best young talent in the nursing industry has received yet another boost. 

25/03/19
University team sharing award-winning ways of supporting mums-to-be

Swansea University’s Midwifery and Parenting Centre has proved so successful that the team behind it are set to share their experiences with colleagues across Wales.

18/03/19
Recognition for trainee doctors and dentists transforming Welsh healthcare

Trainee doctors and dentists from across Wales have been recognised for their passion and commitment to transforming healthcare for the people of Wales.  

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