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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.

7 tips for making the most of your training budget

26th April 2019 Written by Cathy Gallagher
As training budgets get squeezed, you have to come up with ever more creative ways to develop your workforce and improve productivity.Check out our top tips…

Life-saving learning: How L&D can tackle today's key healthcare challenges

16th April 2019 Written by Totara
Anyone who has worked in the healthcare industry in recent years knows the immense challenges faced by this crucial sector. At the same time as…

Recognising the true 'Our Health Heroes' in healthcare

16th April 2019 Written by Dean Royles
There are many metaphors to describe staff working in Healthcare. Junior Doctors have been described as the ‘backbone’ of the NHS, Nurses are often referred…

Views on leadership and management

29th March 2019 Written by Professor Maura Sheehan and Dr Kirsteen Grant
In May, we are due to publish the latest results from our biennial workforce development survey, produced in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University. To launch…

Celebrating women in health IWD2019

08th March 2019 Written by Candace Miller
Today is International Women’s Day - it feels timely to consider the role women play within our healthcare sector and in the NHS. There is…