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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.


Latest News

Share of Caring Review twitter chat

The Shape of Caring Review is taking place to ensure nurses and care staff receive high quality education and training to meet the needs of the population as care patterns and delivery changes over the next 15 years.  The review needs to answer important questions about the future workforce and equipping staff with the skills they need […]

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NHS Careers’ national schools’ competition launched

Health Education South West is championing the NHS Careers’ national schools’ competition, which encourages young people to consider a career in the health service. With such a wide range of healthcare careers to choose from, Health Education England and NHS Careers are keen to inspire young people to consider joining the healthcare team through their […]

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Health Visitor fellows

Congratulations to Louise Condon of University of the West of England, Sara Kirkup of Plymouth Community Healthcare and Jane Appleton of Oxford Brookes University who are to become fellows of the Institute of Health Visiting. They are among 24 senior health visitors who will enter the iHV development programme and will receive their awards at […]

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