Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has appointed the first ever optometrists into the roles of Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows (WCLTF) 2020/2021.
Guest blog by Kath Sheen, pharmacy technician participating in the advanced practice framework pilot.
Optometrists across Wales are undertaking training courses and practical placements to boost their services within communities.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), in collaboration with partners, has released a digital resource for health and social care professionals supporting individuals with rehabilitation needs.
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) and Social Care Wales (SCW) are helping to shape the future of the mental health workforce in Wales.
Please find below the links for joining us at our AGM and showcase event on Thursday 24 September 2020.
I am Kerri Eilertsen-Feeney, the new Head of Nursing and Midwifery Transformation here at Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)... Hello!
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) have set up a new central team to promote best practice in education and training of the healthcare workforce through Simulation Based Education (SBE) across Wales. An interprofessional team including Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Professional representatives will support future development and initiatives in order to work collaboratively building on the excellent work already being delivered across Wales.
As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, some of our Welsh Clinical Fellows for this year have been re-deployed to help out in key areas of NHS service. Here are some of their stories.
We recently caught up with Dr Lliwen Jones, an acute internal medicine (AIM) trainee, who shared her experience as the first Welsh TakeAIM fellow raising awareness of career opportunities in the specialty.
We interviewed Emma Thomas-Jones, a district nurse who was redeployed during Covid-19. Here's what she had to say about her career and recent experiences...
Healthcare professionals can now access an All Wales Prescribing Indicators Module.
Healthcare professionals can now access a 'Mental Health during COVID-19' online module.
I am an Education Project Manager, currently delivering within the national endoscopy programme action plan.
GPs can now access a range of short continual professional development resources, designed to give the learner bitesize chunks of vital information.
Rebecca Chamberlain has been awarded the prestigious International Professional Development Association (IPDA) Cymru Howard Tanner Research Prize 2019 for her research into the role of community pharmacy technicians within NHS Wales and the scope they have for role development.
HEIW’s Revalidation Support Unit (RSU) and Digital team have developed a Patient & Colleague 360° Feedback system that is now available to all doctors in Wales, aimed at meeting the requirements of revalidation.
The ‘Gwella’ the leadership portal for all NHS Wales staff has been launched today. The bi-lingual digital resource is available through any mobile device and provides access to a wide range of compassionate leadership and management resources curated from The King’s Fund, Open University and colleagues across the other UK nations.
A Healthier Wales means changing what we do and how we do things across NHS Wales and Social Care Wales. For the patients and communities we serve, this means we need to increasingly ask “what care do you want and need”? We need to apply exactly the same questions to our work and workplaces.