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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.

End of Life Care – care to get it right?

19th May 2015 Written by Skills for Health
We’ve heard the popular saying “you only live once” and for the social media savvy amongst us, #YOLO. But what about death? You only die…

Will 2015 be the year the healthcare sector improves on “patchy” dementia training?

18th May 2015 Written by Skills for Health
A recent article published by the Guardian Healthcare, “How the NHS can improve care for dementia patients”, addressed the need for a streamlined approach to…

Mind the IT Gap

13th May 2015 Written by Skills Platform
Is Britain’s economy threatened by a digital skills gap? Should this form a large part of the next Government’s addition to the Queen’s speech? Is…

My Charity Bike Ride!

12th May 2015 Written by John Rogers, Chief Executive
On May 14th I will be starting a cycle ride from Land's End (Cornwall) to John ‘O’Groats (Highlands) with (on average) two friends and a…

Is Values Based Recruitment wasted time and money?

08th May 2015 Written by James Moreton
James Moreton, Skills for Health Regional Director England (East), discusses the importance of an organisation’s internal values in relation to Values Based Recruitment (VBR) Values…