Articles from Skills for Health

Welsh Clinical Healthcare Support Apprenticeship Framework published will support Covid-19 demand on NHS

@skillsforhealth - The revised Apprenticeship Framework for Clinical Healthcare Support staff has recently been approved by Welsh Government for use in the health sector in Wales.   As the Sector Skills Council for health in Wales, with extensive experience of developing Welsh apprenticeships for the health sector, Skills for Health are proud to have project managed this framework development in partnership with Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) and NHS health boards. Its introduction is well-timed as health boards and health employers recruit additional support staff to meet the increasing demands placed on our NHS by Covid-19.

Cross-sector Covid-19 customer service training launched to support organisations re-open safely & boost public health confidence

@SkillsforHealth, the Sector Skills Council for Health are proud to be involved in a new cross-sector partnership with sister organisation People 1st International (@P1stgroup), the employer-led skills body for the UK's hospitality, retail, travel and aviation industries, to develop an online customer service training solution tailored for organisations to re-open safely post Covid-19.

National Covid-19 Workforce Survey launched to understand future NHS, health & care sector skills needs

@SkillsforHealth are launching a national Covid-19 Workforce Survey to help understand the critical skills required to rebuild a sustainable, productive, and flexible health and care workforce for the future.

ScreenSkills & Skills for Health, join forces to tackle COVID-19 with cross-sector partnership

@SkillsforHealth, the Sector Skills Council for Health are proud to be involved in a new cross-sector partnership, formed by @UKScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen industries, to develop training to help film and high-end television return safely to production.

SFJ Awards launch suite of Health & Social Care qualifications to support future workforce

As the Sector Skills Council for Health, @SkillsforHealth have long been advocates for the entire health and care workforce, appreciating that ‘our people’ are our health system’s greatest asset. Without the hundreds of broad ranging roles across our health and social care sector workforces, from doctors and nurses, to care workers, porters, clerks and so many more, there would be no health services. Yet, until Covid-19, it could be said that this belief was not universally acknowledged across society as a whole.