Orbit360 our new doctors 360° feedback system is now live

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.

New Leadership Portal 'Gwella' now available for all NHS Wales staff

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.


Invitation for colleagues to promote: 'Our Reflections, Our Decisions, Our Future'

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.

It's GCSE results day

Good luck to all, not sure what you next move is? then have a look at the options available within NHS Wales

Celebrating the work of our pharmacy trainees

The Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) pre-registration pharmacy trainees all conduct an audit each year as part of their one year work-based training programme. Usually this is celebrated with an annual poster day where they share their work with the rest of their colleagues and a panel of judges.

Mental Health workforce- Fit for our future!

Together for Mental Health” is the Welsh Government’s 10 year cross-governmental strategy to improve mental health and well-being across all ages. Published in October 2012 following significant engagement and formal consultation with stakeholders, the strategy has been supported by a series of detailed delivery plans.

NHS Wales #VirtualPrideWeek2020

As you may know, this year’s Pride celebrations are moving online, and so are we.

Got your results today and planning your next steps?

Did you know that the NHS is the largest employer in Wales with over 98,400 employees, and that more than 350 careers options are available?

HEIW Pharmacy Provisional Registration Support

At Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) Pharmacy we have developed a provisional registration resource and forum section on our website. This is to support provisionally registered pharmacists employed in all pharmacy sectors in Wales and for those living in Wales who are working towards their first sitting of the GPhC registration assessment; between August 2020- July 2021.

Wales Community Pharmacy Workforce Survey

This report, by the Pharmacy Deanery within Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW), provides the first published data on the community pharmacy workforce in Wales.

Samaritans wellbeing support line for health and social care workers in Wales

HEIW in collaboration with Welsh Government, and the Samaritans have launched a new confidential wellbeing support line for NHS and social care workers in Wales.

Important information for 2017 and 2018 bursary students

We have recently made some changes to the terms and conditions of the NHS bursary scheme agreement to be more favourable to students. 

Wales achieves over 99% fill rate as more and more junior doctors choose to train here

According to data published by the UK Medical and Dental Recruitment and Selection Board, Wales has achieved the highest fill rates across the UK.

Supporting patient care on the front line during the pandemic

Two Cardiff University MPharm students from Wales, who supported the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic, have shared their workplace stories of working during Covid.

HEIW guidance regarding Provisional Registrants within Wales

Due to the existing Covid-19 crisis, the 2019/20 cohort of pre-registration pharmacist trainees find themselves in an unprecedented situation.

Intrepid Leave Manager: How to Cancel Leave

This information is available for anyone who used Intrepid to book annual leave.

Our Liam: A Nursing Story

Simon is Programme Manager Education Wales, leading on implementation of Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for education. His thoughts were inspired by the WHO ‘Year of the nurse and midwife 2020’ prompting a reflection on events, experiences and people he has been influenced by in an evolving career.

New framework set to help pharmacy technicians develop their careers

A first-of-its-kind framework has been launched to help pharmacy technicians develop their career pathways. 

Medical trainee newsletter (Spring 2020)

Welcome to the fourth edition of our quarterly trainee newsletter.

PRIDE update: Important message for all NHS Wales Staff

As you may know, this year’s Pride celebrations are moving online and so are we.