Competences/ NOS

As the Sector Skills Council responsible for the health sector, one of our main functions is to develop, manage and update competences/NOS as the needs of the sector change, as work patterns shift, and as new operational practices, legislation and technologies are introduced. This ensures competences/NOS remain useful and effective.

  • Clinical Imaging and Breast Screening National Occupational Standards Review

    Skills for Health is undertaking a review of the Clinical Imaging and Breast Screening suites of National Occupational Standards. This review is funded by Health Education England and will involve stakeholders from all four UK nations in the review.

    A Steering and Reference Group has been convened, with the first Reference Group meeting scheduled for May 2018. A wider online consultation on the revised NOS is planned for later in the year. The final NOS will be submitted to the UK NOS Panel in 2019.

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