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15/07/2019
NHS Wales students, trainees and staff benefit from digital revamp

NHS students, trainees and staff in Wales have benefitted from brand new IT equipment thanks to £50k funding from Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW). 

08/07/2019
Spiritual care to become part of Welsh nursing curriculum

A new initiative aimed at recognising people’s spiritual needs is to be incorporated into the training of all nurses and midwives working within the Welsh healthcare system.

 

01/07/2019
British Medical Association Medal

We are delighted that Mr Rajnesh Nirula, one of our Associate Deans, was awarded a British Medical Association Medal at the BMA Annual Representative meeting in Belfast on Tuesday 25 July 2019.

21/06/2019
Wales Health Student Forum newsletter: June 2019

The first edition of the Wales Health Student Forum newsletter.

14/06/2019
A Healthier Wales – one year on

This week marks the one year anniversary of the Welsh Government plan for Health and Social care - ‘A Healthier Wales’.

06/06/2019
Wales leads the way to improve teamwork in dentistry

An innovative training tool developed in Wales and designed to help dental practices maximise teamwork has gained UK-wide recognition.

29/05/2019
Newport care home residents benefit from ground-breaking joint healthcare initiative

A joint initiative aimed at broadening the expertise of care home managers in the Newport area when it comes to administering vital medication to residents has been hailed as “hugely successful.

21/05/2019
New career pathways for pharmacy technicians set to future-proof workforce

Ground-breaking new programmes mean Welsh trainee pharmacy technicians will have the opportunity to train across three pharmacy settings - hospital, community pharmacy and primary care – for the first time.  

07/05/2019
New initiative represents 'landmark moment' for Welsh healthcare support workers, says HEIW

Healthcare support workers who live or work in isolated parts of Wales are set to benefit from a ground-breaking initiative aimed at broadening their education and training, one that will also make Wales a healthier place to live.

29/04/2019
Wales wins 'triple crown' at Student Nursing Times Awards

This year’s Student Nursing Times Awards was a reason to be cheerful for Wales, with three of those shortlisted – including Kate Young of Bangor University – emerging triumphant

26/04/2019
Sign of the times - the story of Partnership Blue Light

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. They include the School of Care Sciences at the University of South Wales, shortlisted in the Partnership of the Year category.

25/04/2019
Sign of the times - Cardiff University's Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Team

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. They include the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Team at Cardiff University, shortlisted in the Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Post-registration) category.

24/04/2019
Sign of the times - Stephen's story

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. They include Stephen Prydderch, shortlisted in the Educator of the Year category.

23/04/2019
Sign of the times - Julie's story

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. Among those shortlisted is Julie Roberts of Bangor University in the Educator of the Year category.

23/04/2019
Once for Wales 2020: Newsletter April 2019

The latest issue of Once for Wales 2020, an overview of work towards implementation of new Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for nursing and midwifery education, as produced by Simon Cassidy, Programme Manager (Education), Health Education and Improvement Wales.

18/04/2019
Sign of the times - The story of Team Hydr8

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. Among those shortlisted is NHS Team Hydr8 of the University of South Wales in the Student Innovation in Practice category.

17/04/2019
Funding boost means UK first for pharmacist training programme in Wales

Trainee pharmacists in Wales are set to benefit from a £3.6m funding boost meaning more training places, in more settings and NHS employment for their final year of training.

16/04/2019
Sign of the times - Mitchell's story

The shortlist for the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 contains no less than 11 Welsh nurses, mentors, educators, universities and organisations spread across its 21 categories, more than ever before. Among those shortlisted is Mitchell Richards of Swansea University in the Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year category. 

09/04/2019
HEIW staff rewarded for contribution to teaching in NHS Wales

Two of Health Education and Improvement Wales’ (HEIW) leading medical staff have been honoured for their commitment to training.

08/04/2019
Your career, Wales's future

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) looks at its Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows (WCLTF) programme, which enables trainees to enhance their skills and become clinical leaders of the future.