2015

Recruiting Foreign Nurses – frustrating and expensive – Skills for Health responds to the media

30th July 2015
“The recent BBC news item, Recruiting foreign nurses 'frustrating and expensive' illustrates what we as the Sector Skills Council for the UK Health Sector appreciate;…

Review of the SVQs in Healthcare Support (Clinical & Non-Clinical)

30th July 2015
Your chance to have your say The SVQs in Healthcare Support* are approaching 5 years old. To ensure they remain fit for purpose and reflect…

Health Trailblazer Apprenticeship development update

03rd July 2015
In March 2015 two new Apprenticeship Standards were approved then published by BIS; one at level 2 for Healthcare Support Workers and one at level…

Manchester hosts North West annual cadet awards

22nd June 2015
On Friday 19 June 2015, Bridgewater Hall played host to Health Education North West’s Annual Cadet Award Ceremony, hosted by Skills for Health Academy North…

John Rogers, Chief Executive at Skills for Health, welcomes Lord Carter’s report

11th June 2015
“This type of thorough analysis of spending in the NHS will help put a spotlight on purchasing inefficiencies and national variations and highlight how Trusts…