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Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme: HEE/NIHR ICA Internship (2018/19)

South West Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme: HEE/NIHR ICA Internship (2018/19) Information and application process Introduction Health Education England (HEE) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have established an overarching Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme for healthcare professionals, other than medics and dentists. This programme is intended to increase research capacity to improve … Continued


E-Learning for Health

New – NHS Healthcare for the Armed Forces (VTH) These modules are a must for staff to complete before attending the Veterans mental Health awareness & referral pathways workshops (Coming soon! – Trust wide x12 locations) https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/ registration instructions here – elfh – registration user guide – once registered search for – NHS Healthcare for the … Continued


New dates for 4 FREE courses CLAHRC West

  These 4 free courses are aimed at those working in health, public health, research, and commissioning, as well as patients and members of the public. Getting your article published: a two day course 8 & 15 March 2018 Closing date: Still accepting applications Getting started with service evaluation 28 March 2018 Closing date: When … Continued


Interested in research? Join the CAHPR mailing list!

Introducing the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) Who are CAHPR? We are a network of researchers from a broad range of allied health professions (AHP), including Paramedics, who have joined together to support and develop AHP research, strengthen evidence of the value and impact of our professions and enable our professions to speak with … Continued


RCN Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme Autumn 2017 now open

This is available for Registered Nurses or Health care assistants, or those working under a nurse as an Assistant Practitioner. RCN Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme Autumn 2017 Open  Bursaries of up to £5,000 are available for career development activities which focus on: primary care nursing long term/chronic conditions This includes, for example, obesity, mental health, … Continued

Pre-H Paed Life Support

Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach e-book

SWASFT staff and students now have free access to the new Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach e-book from Advanced Life Support Group. This practical book, written especially for pre–hospital staff, provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. Complementing the best–selling Advanced Paediatric Life … Continued


NQPs – HE module funding update

Following consultation with L&D, HR & Operations staff NQP application scores for HE Module funding have been updated. NQPS applying for any HE Module funding attracted a score of -10 for the full 24 months of the NQP pathway. This has now been changed to: A score of -10 for the first 12 months of … Continued

Dementia Barbaras story

Dementia Awareness – Barbara’s Story

Created by nurses at Guy’s and St Thomas’ to raise awareness of dementia among staff, Barbara’s Story has changed attitudes to dementia in hospitals across the world. Barbara’s Story follows a fictional patient who has symptoms of dementia, and explores the challenges she faces when she comes into contact with NHS staff at home and in hospital. … Continued


FOAM: Free Open Access Medical Education

FOAM: Free Open Access Meducation – Medical education for anyone, anywhere, anytime What is FOAM? FOAM is Free Open Access Medical Education; a collection of resources, a community and an ethos. The FOAM community spontaneously emerged from the collection of constantly evolving, collaborative and interactive open access medical education resources being distributed on the web. FOAM is independent … Continued