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Last night (29.11) saw the inaugural Our Health Heroes Awards Ceremony take place in London. Hosted by Dr. Phil Hammond and Co-hosted by Candace Miller, Director of the National Skills Academy for Health, the ceremony saw 24 regional winners in both Clincal and Operational servcies and two national winners recognised for their fantastic work. See more here. Also, this month, read the Skills for Health response to the Autumn Statement, important information regarding the Care Certificate and more. Read on...

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Inaugural Our Health Heroes Award Ceremony

24 Regional winners in Operational and Clinical services categories and two national winners, Elizabeth Mason and Iain Scott have been recognised for their fantastic work and who are Our Health Heroes - find out more about the Awards.

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Realtime Rostering
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Independent Evaluation of the Care Certificate

Work has recently commenced on an 18 month study called ‘Evaluating the Care Certificate: A Cross-Sector Solution to Assuring Fundamental Skills in Caring’ (ECCert) funded by the Department of Health Policy Research Programme.

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Apprenticeship information
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Health Secretary announces new Nursing Degree Apprenticeship

In a major speech at today’s NHS Providers conference, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a new Nursing Degree Apprenticeship, which will open up a career in nursing to many more people.

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The Pioneers Programme

We continue to work with partners on the pioneers programme. The pioneers programme is a collaboration of 25 local pioneer sites and the national health and care partners seeking to support the development and implementation of higher value integrated models.

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Skills for Health - Autumn Statement 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in the Autumn Statement measures to drive productivity, innovation and infrastructure. John Rogers, chief executive of Skills for Health looks at how the announcements could impact on the healthcare workforce of the future.

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New Benchmarking intiative for Trusts. Get your free report today!

We are pleased to announce a new Benchmarking Initiative aimed at Trusts to measure their performance and compliance nationally and regionally. This one time offer is for healthcare organisations to benefit from access to a range of live data and compare their performance against a range of markers.

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Be Apprenticeship Ready with the new programme from the National Skills Academy for Health

If you want to develop a strong awareness of the facts and learn about the practical actions you need to take and pitfalls you need to avoid when taking on an apprentice, this is the programme for you!

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Why Brilliant Clinicians Need a Brilliant Support Workforce

In healthcare, the focus is often on brilliant surgeons, nurses or doctors (who, of course, we applaud). However, clinical staff would not be able to do their job without the dedicated assistance of the support workforce.

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Interested in finding out more or would like to arrange a meeting with your regional director? Email with your request.

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The Skills for Health team

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