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28/05/2020
Medicine administration training programme launched for pharmacy technicians

A new training programme has been developed by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) to support pharmacy technicians to administer medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

22/05/2020
HEIW's statement regarding the Provisional Registration of 2019/20 Pre-registration Pharmacists.

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) recognise the multiple concerns for trainees, tutors and employers over pre-registration pharmacist training for 2019/20 caused by the impacts of COVID-19 and resulting delays to the registration assessment.

06/05/2020
New resource provides practical dementia care guidance for the covid-19 pandemic

In collaboration with Social Care Wales, Improvement Cymru and Helen Lambert, Health Education and Improvement Wales has developed a new training resource for frontline care workers supporting those living with dementia and their families. 

30/04/2020
New HEIW Oxygen Therapy Training

We’re delighted to announce that HEIW’s ‘Oxygen Therapy’ training is now live on our website.

24/04/2020
Updated response regarding second year student nurses

Please find here our full and updated response to the BBC regarding the position of 2nd year student nurses and midwives during the current public health emergency.

23/04/2020
Medicine management re-certification training programme launched for pharmacy technicians

A new training programme, launched by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), will enable pharmacy technicians in Wales to re-certify in medicine management to support the workforce during this challenging time.

23/04/2020
Response to BBC query regarding 2nd year student nurses

Please find here our full response to the BBC regarding the position of 2nd year student nurses and midwives during the current public health emergency.

21/04/2020
New HEIW Medical Administration Training

We’re delighted to announce that HEIW’s ‘Medication Administration’ training is now live on our website.

16/04/2020
Wellbeing resources released for NHS Wales staff

Partners from across NHS Wales have come together to create a robust online wellbeing package for NHS staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

14/04/2020
COVID-19 update

An update from Julie Rogers, Deputy Chief Executive / Director of Workforce and OD, on how HEIW are supporting the COVID-19 response.

07/04/2020
Pharmacy technician training programme launched to support NHS workforce during COVID-19 pandemic

A new training programme, launched by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), will enable pharmacy technicians in Wales to re-certify as Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technicians (ACPT) to support the workforce in the fight against COVID-19.

31/03/2020
Support for nursing and midwifery students able to join the fight against COVID-19

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has published guidance providing information for nursing and midwifery students on how they can support the health and care system during this time of emergency.

27/03/2020
COVID-19 Critical Care learning

In response to Dr Andrew Goodall’s call for us to upskill non critical care staff to support critical care specialists we have proactively engaged with the service and Universities  in Wales to devise a plan of action.  

27/03/2020
COVID-19 additional training on ESR

A new online training package has been developed to help the health and care workforce respond to the Covid-19 outbreak.

26/03/2020
HEIW COVID-19 response: education and training statement

A statement from HEIW regarding education and training in response to COVID-19.

23/03/2020
All Wales Delegation Guidelines

National guidelines have been developed to assist in the management and practice of all acts of appropriate delegation.

11/03/2020
Coronavirus advice for trainees

We are monitoring updates on the coronavirus and are regularly communicating with Welsh Government and other NHS organisations.

04/03/2020
International Women's Day 2020

Here at Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), we wanted to share with you personal quotes of inspiration from our staff who work day in, day out to positively impact the lives of those across Wales.

28/02/2020
Consultation now open for draft Compassionate Leadership Principles for Health and Social Care in Wales

Consultation on the draft Compassionate Leadership Principles for Health and Social Care in Wales is now open. We welcome feedback on these draft principles by 20th April 2020.

18/02/2020
HEIW launches new gender diversity and trans health training modules

Healthcare professionals can now access two training modules on gender diversity and trans health, the first of their kind across NHS Wales.