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11/02/2020
HEIW Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

To mark ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) are celebrating the outstanding achievements of the women we have working in science.

31/01/2020
New guidance aides consultant pharmacist roles in Wales

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) welcomes new UK guidance that builds on the existing Wales national approval process for the approval of consultant pharmacists posts.

 

24/01/2020
Your opportunity to shape the way delegation is used in health and social care

Shape the way delegation is used in your organisation by completing our feedback survey.

24/01/2020
RCN Wales pleased HEIW will support future cohorts of the RCN Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme.

RCN Wales pleased HEIW will support future cohorts of the RCN Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme.

Health Education and Improvement Wales have recently announced that they will be supporting three cohorts of new cadets in the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Prince of Wales Nurse Cadet Scheme; one in 2019/20 and two in 2020/21.

17/01/2020
Recruiting Trainee Scientists for 2020

Recruiting Trainee Scientists for 2020.

NHS Wales are due to undertake the annual Clinical Scientist Trainee (STP) Recruitment Programme.

03/01/2020
New apprenticeship scheme set to boost the healthcare workforce

New apprenticeship scheme set to boost the healthcare workforce

Two new apprenticeship frameworks have been developed thanks to an exciting collaboration between health bodies across Wales.

 

02/01/2020
Record number of pharmacists choosing to train in Wales

A record number of trainees have accepted pre-registration pharmacist training places in Wales this year, totalling 155 - an increase of 60% from 2019/20.

11/12/2019
Join us for a live webinar with Michael West

An opportunity to hear Professor Michael West respond to your questions on the practice of compassionate and collective leadership - the underpinning approach of the new Health and Social Care Wales Leadership Strategy currently in development.

06/12/2019
Health Education and Improvement Wales launches UK's first optometrists mentoring programme

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is now offering newly qualified optometrists mentoring support – UK first for optometry.

04/12/2019
UK's first Medical Trainer Agreement goes down a storm in Wales

Since its launch in Wales last year, close to 2,000 doctors have signed up to the UK’s first Medical Trainer Agreement, gaining recognition for their additional role as professional medical educators. 

29/11/2019
Extra training for paramedics set to boost community healthcare

Health Education and Improvement Wales has teamed up with the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust to help paramedics become Advanced Paramedic Practitioner (APPs)

27/11/2019
Extra funding to increase training places for nurses, midwives and other health professionals

An extra £16.4 million has been announced today to increase training places for nursing, midwifery and other health professions.

21/11/2019
Sore throat? Now you can see your pharmacist

Patients suffering with sore throats will be able to get help and advice on their doorsteps this winter from community pharmacists.

20/11/2019
Trainer BEST Awards 2019 - Call for nominations

Health Education and Improvement Wales has launched the BEST Trainer Awards 2019.

20/11/2019
New initiative to help dental teams in Wales with early diagnosis of mouth cancer

A new educational toolkit designed to help dental teams prevent and identify mouth cancer has been launched by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW).

15/11/2019
HEIW wins national award

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) have won the ‘Improvement in Colleague Engagement and Experience’ award at this year’s HPMA Wales Excellence Awards.

12/11/2019
HEIW shortlisted for three national awards

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) have been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s HPMA Wales Excellence Awards.

07/11/2019
Get involved to help HEIW close the attainment gap among junior doctors in Wales

Health Education and Improvement Wales is looking for volunteers to join focus groups to help close the differential attainment gap among junior doctors in Wales. 

06/11/2019
Surge in trainee scientist applications spells good news for future of Welsh healthcare system

HEIW received a remarkable 1208 applications from around the world for the 24 trainee clinical scientist positions available. 

30/10/2019
Developing a Healthier Wales through a culture of Compassionate Leadership conference

A playlist from the HEIW Leadership Conference is now available.