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Simulation team
Simulation team
21/12/2020
Simulation Faculty Development in Wales

The second event hosted by the HEIW Simulation team will be held on 27 January 2021, 9.00 to 12.30 

Surgeons
Surgeons
18/12/2020
NHS Wales Clinical Endoscopist Training Programme

As part of the National Endoscopy Programme we are seeking to appoint our second cohort of enthusiastic and committed trainee Clinical Endoscopists to commence the next training programme in Spring 2021. 

Drawing of letters
Drawing of letters
16/12/2020
Trainee Newsletter - Winter 2020

Here's is the winter 2020 issue of the Wales trainee newsletter, by guest editors Clinical Leadership Fellows Amarantha Fennell-Wells and Kate Richards.  

PACT logo
PACT logo
16/12/2020
PACT: Supporting healthcare students' safe entry into practice learning environments during pandemic conditions

The All Wales Healthcare Student PACT is a document which has been created to ensure student’s safe entry into practice learning environments in Wales during pandemic conditions. 

16/12/2020
The vital role of healthcare scientists during the Covid-19 pandemic

Healthcare scientists span across 50+ disciplines and are involved in 80% of clinical diagnoses. They have been working tirelessly to support the Covid-19 work in many different ways.

A healthcare professional using an iPad
A healthcare professional using an iPad
16/12/2020
Healthcare professionals in Wales can now complete CPD through the medium of Welsh

Healthcare professionals in Wales can now choose to complete their continuing professional development (CPD) training through the medium of Welsh.

15/12/2020
Learning Disabilities Nursing Series - Meet Star Moyo, a former Learning Disabilities Nurse

Learning disabilities nurses work to provide specialist healthcare and support to people with learning disabilities, as well as their families and staff teams, to help them achieve their wants needs and wishes in life – it can be a challenging and rewarding career.
 

Simulation team
Simulation team
14/12/2020
Calling all colleagues involved in simulation right across Wales

Trainers, technicians, management, administrators, lecturers, students, trainees and anyone else!  The Welsh Simulation community is the most important stakeholder and voice to input into HEIW’s Simulation Team, and we need your help.

Sara Catrin
Sara Catrin
14/12/2020
Want to know more about the HEIW Simulation Team?

The HEIW simulation team has five Associate Deans for Simulation and Clinical skills, over the next few weeks we will be introducing them all.

Sarah Schumm
Sarah Schumm
14/12/2020
Mentoring national champions - Disability History Month

Sarah Schumm is a Community Optometrist and currently, one of our Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows. To raise awareness of Disability History Month, Sarah has shared her experiences of volunteering with disabled children in her local community.

10/12/2020
Patient representatives needed to help choose future training providers

We are looking to recruit patient representatives to help us decide which universities should be awarded contracts to deliver heath care education.  Universities in Wales will be asked to bid for these contracts, explaining to us why they think they are the best education providers to train our future nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, podiatrists, audiologists, paramedics etc.  

10/12/2020
Congratulations to Kirstie Moons on her appointment as HEIW Postgraduate Dental Dean

I am delighted to announce, that following a competitive recruitment process, we have appointed Kirstie Moons as HEIW Postgraduate Dental Dean.

09/12/2020
Congratulations to NHS Wales Library Service for Team of the Year award

The NHS Wales Library and Knowledge Service has been jointly awarded CILIP Cymru Wales Team of the Year 2020.

Carly Powell
Carly Powell
09/12/2020
Life with a hidden disability - Disability History Month

Carly Powell, a Project Officer here at Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) tells us about her experiences of life with a hidden disability.

Emyr Meek
Emyr Meek
08/12/2020
Dentistry graduate awarded first place in inaugural prize

A dental foundation trainee has become the first ever winner of the College of General Dentistry and Dental Society of Wales - Y Gymdeithas Ddeintyddol Art & Science of Dentistry Prize for dental students in Wales.

Anesthetist
Anesthetist
08/12/2020
HEIW response to The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) Medical Workforce Census Report

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) welcomes the recent (Medical Workforce Census report 2020).  

07/12/2020
Record funding of £227m announced to expand NHS Wales workforce

The Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething has announced record funding of over £227m to expand health professional workforce training places in Wales, an increase of over £16m from last year.

04/12/2020
Preparing for consultant applications and interviews online course

For the first time the ‘Preparation for Consultant’ course will be run virtually on Wednesday 20 January 2021 and Wednesday 3 February 2021 between 09:30 and 13:00, you will need to attend both dates.

03/12/2020
Learning Disability Nurse Series – Carrie Thomas shares her career experiences

Learning disability nurses work to provide specialist healthcare and support to people with learning disability, as well as their families and staff teams, to help them achieve their wants needs and wishes in life – it can be a challenging and rewarding career.

01/12/2020
HEIW shortlisted for Pharmacy Awards

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) submitted an application for an award in the Chemist and Druggist annual awards ceremony. We are so proud to announce that we were shortlisted for the category ‘Training and Development’.