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15/06/20
Community pharmacies in Wales can now use COVID Hub Wales to recruit MPharm students

A new online recruitment platform for health and social care; ‘COVID Hub Wales’, has been introduced as a recruitment solution to support services responding to a rapidly changing environment.

04/06/20
New MedTRiM Resilience and Wellbeing online courses available to all NHS staff during COVID-19 pandemic

New online blended courses are available to support the ongoing psychological resilience and wellbeing of NHS staff in Wales during the COVID response.

03/06/20
Volunteers, We Thank-you!

Throughout the NHS there are countless volunteers who are all dedicated to keeping people safe and healthy. We are thankful to each and every one of them for their inspiring efforts.

28/05/20
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. 

22/05/20
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.

06/05/20
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. 

30/04/20
New HEIW Oxygen Therapy Training

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

24/04/20
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.

23/04/20
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. 

23/04/20
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.

21/04/20
New HEIW Medical Administration Training

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

16/04/20
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.

14/04/20
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.

07/04/20
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.

31/03/20
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.

27/03/20
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.  

27/03/20
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.

26/03/20
HEIW COVID-19 response: education and training statement

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

23/03/20
All Wales Delegation Guidelines

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

11/03/20
Coronavirus advice for trainees

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

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