Our partners in Healthcare Science education and training
The Academy works with a number of partners across the Healthcare Science education and training system to ensure that courses are delivered effectively to high standards.
National School of Healthcare Science
Thehas a number of important roles around recruitment, delivery and quality management of education and training for Healthcare Science. This includes:
- Responsible for annual national recruitment to the Scientist Training Programme and the Higher Specialist Scientist Programme.
- Implementation of the National Assessment Strategy, including monitoring trainee progress, maintenance and development of the e-portfolio ‘One File’ in partnership with Professional Bodies.
- Liaison with Universities and departments providing the training to ensure compatible delivery of the programmes.
- Delivery of National Quality Assessment Management Programme including accreditation of all departments delivering work based training.
- Advice on curricula development and review.
- Working with the national commissioner on workforce planning and provision.
- Working with the Healthcare and Care Professions Council as the approved education provider for the Training Programme
More information at www..org.uk
Health Education West Midlands
HEWM has national for planning and commissioning of education programmes on behalf of theacross England.
- Commissioning of masters and doctoral programmes
- Work with the system to ensure robust contract management and quality outcomes from academic programmes
- Oversight of delivery of and and other programmes through hosting of the
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Council of Healthcare Science in Higher Education
The Council of Healthcare Science in Higher Education () brings together the collective interests and views of academic Healthcare Science across the UK and aims to act as a unified voice for academic Healthcare Science. Its aim is to inform and influence the higher education and further education sectors on the development and implementation policy for Healthcare Science and scientific services in respect of Healthcare Science education, research and innovation.
More information at: https://www.networks..uk/
Education for Scotland
Education for Scotland ( ) has oversight of training programmes and initiatives to develop the Healthcare Science workforce, with an aim of ensuring a sustainable fit-for-purpose workforce supply for Scotland.
Their work covers:
- Postgraduate Scientist trainees, including pre-registration Clinical Scientists
- Pre-registration and post-registration support for other groups
- -delivered generic learning: Early Career; Leadership; Trainers; Safety
- Support staff initiatives
The Academy have worked withon projects such as equivalence mapping in Scotland. is also involved at a UK-level for Healthcare Science education, training and accreditation.
More information at: www..scot. .uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/healthcare-science
The Academy works closely with healthcare science colleagues at Health Education and Improvement Wales andWales Health Collaborative.
More information: https://heiw..wales/
The Academy is developing a working relationship with colleagues in Northern Ireland.