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Specialist insight pieces from some of the health sector’s leading experts, commissioners, researchers and workforce specialists. Browse through the topics to learn more about what our contributors think about skills transformation in the health sector.

A Year of Networking in the Healthcare Sector: key themes, trends and learnings

10th February 2015 Written by Marc Lyall
Alongside my fellow Regional Directors at Skills for Health, a large part of my role is to network and engage with people from within the…

LAUNCHING THE SKILLS PLATFORM: The Magic of Digital Marketing

16th January 2015 Written by Geraint Clarke
As we enter the digital age, it's becoming more and more prevalent to concentrate on 'start-up strategy'. This nomenclature encompasses the terms, tactics and methods…

The Care Certificate - Setting the standards for frontline care

16th January 2015 Written by Skills for Health
With the much-anticipated Care Certificate due to commence roll out nationwide in April this year, the healthcare sector is keen to hear more about the…

50% of women and now 43% of men are now regularly taking prescription drugs in England

12th December 2014 Written by Ian Wheeler
Head of Research & Evaluation at Skills for Health discusses the impact on the healthcare workforce… The Stats According to the Health Survey for England…

Are you ready to grow and develop your support workforce?

14th November 2014 Written by Tim Lund
With the recent spotlight on healthcare support staff, organisations are now in an exciting position to establish lasting changes that increase both productivity and the…