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Health Education South West

We are the Local Education and Training Board for the South West and part of Health Education England. Our vision is that people in the South West will experience the very best care from staff who receive excellent training and development.


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HESW Newsletter

Read the latest edition of our newsletter.  Click on Newsletter 3 on the right bar under Useful links.

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South West Healthcare Apprenticeship Award winners announced

The successes and achievements of dedicated and hard working apprentices in the South West were recognised at an awards ceremony in Taunton last night. Its the fourth year of the NHS Apprenticeship Awards in the region which are organised by Health Education South West, Skills for Health and the National Apprenticeship Service. The awards mark […]

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Consultation on a Bands 1-4 Workforce Strategy

Health Education England (HEE) has launched a consultation to hear views about developing staff in roles banded 1-4. The staff in bands 1-4 make up around 40 per cent of the NHS’s 1.3 million workforce, and are responsible for an estimated 60 per cent of direct patient contact. However this group receives only around 5 […]

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