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New report gives a voice to the new generation of Assistant Practitioners

17th August 2015
Skills for Health has published a unique report, “Higher Apprenticeships in the South West”, exploring the contribution the Higher Apprenticeship Framework has had on the…

E-Assessment, Coming Soon...

31st July 2015
We are delighted to announce that in the coming month, we will be launching E-Assessment sessions as part of our cost effective, quality assured e-learning platform. What…

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…