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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.

How did a startup healthcare charity become a pioneering training organisation?

21st August 2019 Written by Jill Fraser
Jill Fraser, CEO of Kissing it Better, explains how the charity came to design the new range of courses called ‘Creative Thoughtfulness in the Care…

Meet the team – Andrew Lovegrove

14th August 2019 Written by Skills for Health
“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs Senior Consultant Andrew Lovegrove is a…

Six steps for recruiting an apprentice

12th August 2019 Written by Skills for Health
Choose an apprenticeships framework or standard There are so many standards out there for apprenticeships, but before deciding upon the framework or standard, there are many…

NHS Pensions - It's not too late...

08th August 2019 Written by Dean Royles
The Government has launched another consultation on NHS Pensions. In any normal circumstances, that first sentence may’ve won an award for the “most boring start…

The unappreciated qualities of leadership - Humour

07th August 2019 Written by Dean Royles
They say that laughter is the best medicine... This seems particularly apt for those of us that work in the health sector. In an environment…