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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.

What you need to know about the new Doctors Rostering System

05th April 2016 Written by Bryan Kessie – Head of Technical Development
Last Updated: 5th AprilAs the leading provider of junior doctor rostering, with over 15 years’ experience in ensuring safe and compliant working patterns for doctors,…

I’m pledging to promote the importance of integrated healthcare delivery for patients

24th March 2016 Written by Anne Clarke, Skills for Health’s Regional Director for Southern England
Last month Skills for Health, Skills for Care and Health Education England Thames Valley hosted a joint participative event to review the importance of ‘integration…

The Community Breastfeeding Team Facilitators

21st March 2016 Written by Charlotte Barnett
#OurHealthHeroesShowCase The Community Breastfeeding Team provide breastfeeding support for new mothers in Stoke-on-Trent. The team are made up of one team leader, four breastfeeding facilitators,…

Ever wondered what the process of taking on an apprentice looks like or what is involved?

11th March 2016 Written by Janine Wilson, Training and Development Manager
Janine Wilson, Training and Development Manager, writes a first person account of what goes on behind the scenes of placing apprentices in organisations. The enquiry…

UNISON Backs #OurHealthHeroes

07th March 2016 Written by Simon Newell, regional organiser for Unison
“Unison represents over 450,000 workers in healthcare and the majority of those are in support worker roles. We find that although support staff play a…