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How trainee doctors and dentists in Wales are shaping their own education

The idea behind Health Education and Improvement Wales’ (HEIW) Trainee Think Tank is to empower those who are impacted by the medical and dental training programmes in Wales to influence the training agenda.

Recognition for doctors and dentists training Wales' future NHS workforce

Doctors and dentists across Wales have been recognised for their invaluable commitment to educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Sign of the Times as Wales Gains Wide Recognition in Student Nursing Awards

Wales’ growing reputation as a mecca for attracting, supporting and developing the best young talent in the nursing industry has received yet another boost. 

University team sharing award-winning ways of supporting mums-to-be

Swansea University’s Midwifery and Parenting Centre has proved so successful that the team behind it are set to share their experiences with colleagues across Wales.

Recognition for trainee doctors and dentists transforming Welsh healthcare

Trainee doctors and dentists from across Wales have been recognised for their passion and commitment to transforming healthcare for the people of Wales.  

Pharmacy Technician Advanced Practice Framework National Consultation

Health Education and Improvement Wales Pharmacy and APTUK have been working collaboratively on a national project to develop an Advanced Practice Framework for Pharmacy Technicians.

Physician Associates: A Forward-Looking Step for NHS Wales

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) looks at the physician associate (PA), a workforce role within the Welsh NHS that could bring real benefits to patient care across the nation.

New over-the-phone triage improves paediatric waiting times

The introduction of a new model for referring children to occupational therapy and physiotherapy in Cwm Taf University Health Board has helped to improve access to services.

Health professionals sign up to learn how to lead the way on improved patient care

A leadership programme designed to help health professionals develop and improve patient care has seen a dramatic rise in applications.  

Health Education and Improvement Wales launch tool to help dental teams optimise their skills

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has launched a tool to help dental practices maximise and effectively use all of the skills of their team members when it comes to delivering high-quality care.  

New course's success rewarded with funding for extra places

Swansea University Medical School is so successful at training physician associates it has already been awarded funding to offer extra places.

HEIW Board Meeting: January 2019

It has been announced that the next Board meeting for Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) will take place on Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Health Education and Improvement Wales develops stress management toolkit to support NHS staff

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) has developed practical tips to help NHS Wales staff build resilience, manage stress and support each other.

First Pharmacy Dean in Wales, Margaret Allan, receives Honorary Professorship

Margaret Allan, Pharmacy Dean at Health Education and Improvement Wales, has been awarded the title of Honorary Professor from Cardiff University.

Wales launches first of its kind Medical Trainer Agreement in UK

Wales has become the first place in the UK to adopt a groundbreaking approach to vital medical training.

HEIW Board Meeting: November 2018

It has been announced that the next Board meeting for Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) will be held on Thursday, 29 November 2018.

Leadership is everyone's business

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) are currently seeking applicants for the Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellowship (WCLTF).

Hi-tech healthcare simulation suite extended at Wrexham Glyndŵr University

A healthcare simulation suite based at Wrexham Glyndŵr University and used by a range of professionals has been extended thanks to Health Education and Improvement Wales.