Cost cutting threatens training posts

Re-organisation to save money could see jobs axed Various education and training posts across the UK could be cut as part of Health Education England’s second phase of savings re-organisation. The £5 billion organisation, which is responsible for healthcare education and workforce planning, has confirmed plans to find £7 million worth of savings in a […]

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Nurse and healthcare training schemes under spotlight

Cutting costs linked to better training, reveals review chair More resources should be put towards in-work training schemes for nurses and healthcare assistants, according to latest review results. Lord Willis, the Liberal Democrat peer who is chair of the ‘Shape of Caring’ review, has told the Health Service Journal that continuing professional development needs to […]

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Should doctors specialise?

Medical workforce undergoing change Health Education England are planning to transform the NHS workforce within the next two years, with some specialist training being scrapped. Jo Lenaghan, director of strategy and planning at the HEE has revealed to the HSJ that the £5 billion budget would be adjusted to create new jobs that used “less rigid […]

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