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Supporting employers to meet the HEE Workforce Development Plan

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Helping you find the best CPD options for your staff

Health Education England (HEE) have committed £50m to help employers develop their existing workforce in 2019/20.  They've clearly outlined priority areas they'd like employers to invest in in their Workforce Development Plan


If you are responsible for training and development in your organisation, hopefully you will find our quick guide below an easy way to work out how we can help you work towards these priorities.

Our portfolio is wider than just the recommended courses below.  Take a look at our course list.

We also offer bespoke CPD training.

Investment theme 1: Developing the support worker

Developing the support worker

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Investment theme 2: Upskilling for extended and advanced roles in priority service areas

NHS staff providing non-medical and independent prescribing

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  • HS604 -  Preparation for non-medical prescribing Nurses, Midwives and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses  -  level 6 or level 7.

NHS staff providing care and diagnostics to patients with Cancer

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  • HS977 -  End of Life Care - level 6 or level 7.

  • HS613 - Mindfulness, self compassion and compassionate care - level 6 or level 7
  • HS978 - 6AP/7AP -  Care of patient undergoing Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment -  level 6 or level 7.


NHS staff including General Practice staff working in primary care and promoting self care

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NHS staff working within Integrated-Care Teams

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NHS staff working with service users with Mental Health problems

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NHS staff working in Emergency and Urgent Care settings

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NHS staff developing systems leadership skills

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Investment theme 3: supporting patient safety and person centred care

Multi-professional training emphasising the importance of human factors in  managing crisis situations within the health care setting

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Investment theme 4: supporting career progression

Return to Practice

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Investment theme 5: enabling apprenticeships

Provision of activities to promote applications to apprenticeship programmes

We currently offer:

  • Higher Apprenticeships in Health Science
  • Degree Apprenticeship in Nursing (Adult or Mental Health)

Find out more about our apprenticeships.

Investment theme 6: promoting prevention

Developing skills across the workforce to improve prevention

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