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SWASFT achieves gold standard for major emergencies training

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (@SWASFT) were recently awarded with the Skills for Health Quality Mark, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to the delivery of outstanding quality Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) training.

Our Health Heroes Awards: Nominations open to pay tribute to our NHS, health and care support workers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in 2020

Nominations are currently open for both sector colleagues, and the nation, to pay tribute to our NHS, health and care support workers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in 2020, by submitting an entry in this year’s Our Health Heroes Awards.

Have your say on review of the National Occupational Standards for Health

As the Sector Skills Council for Health, @SkillsforHealth are responsibile for developing and maintaining a nationally recognised level of competences for healthcare occupations across the UK - the National Occupational Standards (NOS).

Record nominations expected as 5th annual Our Health Heroes launches, recognising those at the heart of our NHS and care sector

The national healthcare awards dedicated to shining a light on support workers, Our Health Heroes, is back! And this year hundreds of nominations are expected, both from staff and the public, as we recognise the herculean efforts of our NHS and social care people in 2020.

National research confirms COVID-19 impact on NHS workforce skills

A report released today, 2nd September, by Skills for Health confirms that the pandemic has had wider than expected consequences on our NHS and wider health and care workforce which will continue to significantly influence service delivery for some time to come.


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Future of Apprenticeships

In recent times, we have seen significant reform of the apprenticeship system in England. The pandemic has made the situation even more challenging...

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