Support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England – National Audit Office

National Audit Office report assesses how well pupils with special educational needs and disabilities are being supported. It examines how well education services and health and social care services work together in order to meet these needs.

HSC (2000) 024: NHS bursary scheme (third edition) – Department of Health

This circular, through the accompanying NHS Bursary Scheme (Third Edition), provides the new Bursary rates for NHS funded nursing and midwifery diploma level students and degree level nursing, midwifery and PAMs students. Medical students undertaking their second year of the

Shaping services around your child: A parent carer’s guide to integrated commissioning – Council for Disabled Children

Integrated commissioning is where commissioners (those who plan, develop and purchase services) pool budgets across traditional boundaries, such as ‘health’ and ‘social care.’ The intention of this is to reduce duplication in service provision, where, typically, different bits of local

It takes leaders to break down siloes: Integrating services for disabled children – Council for Disabled Children

Over the past decade, successive governments have brought in a range of legislation, policies and programmes in an attempt to deliver on a vision of coordinated, person-centred care and better outcomes for children and young people with SEND.  However, despite this

Return to Practice Programme: evaluation of the Allied Health Professionals and Health Care Scientists Return to Practice Programme – Government Equalities Office

The Government Equalities Office funded the ‘Return to Practice’ programme to support Allied Health Professionals and Health Care Scientists who want to return to work. Delivered in partnership with Health Education England and Department for Health and Social Care, the

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?: A resource for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, school nurses, directors of public health, county sports partnerships and wider partners – Public Health England

A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.  This briefing provides an overview of the evidence on what works for schools and colleges, to increase levels of physical activity amongst

The NHS Bursary Scheme New Rules: 8th edition for the academic year 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The NHS Bursary Scheme new rules (8th edition) are for the academic year from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020.  They apply to: medical and dental students (bursary-eligible study years) non-medical students who started their course on or after 1

Enhancing supervision for postgraduate doctors in training – Health Education England

Health Education England report that sets out what high quality supervision looks like for doctors in training and provides a practical toolkit to assist trainees and supervisors. It forms part of a suite of resources including a handbook, a standards

Learning Support Fund: Information for the academic authorities and students for the 2019/20 academic year: 3rd edition – Department of Health and Social Care

Information for academic authorities and students beginning pre-registration healthcare programmes in the 2019 to 2020 academic year. The Learning Support Fund gives information about allowances for eligible students beginning pre-registration healthcare programmes on or after 1 August 2019.  Allowances include: child dependants’

The future is ours: Women, automation and equality in the digital age – Institute for Public Policy Research

Automation will produce significant productivity gains that will reshape specific sectors and occupations. These gains are likely to be recirculated, with jobs reallocated rather than eliminated, economic output increased, and new sources of wealth created. The problem is likely to

A 21st century skills system for Wales: Challenges and opportunities – Institute for Public Policy Research

Wales is at the centre of a number of significant disruptions likely to bring long-term changes for its people and economy. Some of these are global in nature, such as automation and technological change. Some affect the whole UK –

Gender Diversity in AI Research – Nesta

Lack of gender diversity in the artificial intelligence (AI) workforce is raising growing concerns. Our analysis shows that there is a gender diversity gap in AI research, in a larger and more comprehensive corpus than those which have been used

EL (88) P 225 : Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs: Procedures Within the Education, Health and Social Services – Department of Health and Social Security

EL (88) P 225 : Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs: Procedures Within the Education, Health and Social Services  

School Sport and Activity Action Plan – Department for Education, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, and Department of Health and Social Care

A cross-government action plan to provide pupils with greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day. The action plan: outlines a range of new measures to strengthen the role of sport within a young person’s

National training surveys 2019: initial findings report – General Medical Council

More than 75,000 doctors in training and trainers took part in this year’s GMC surveys. This initial findings report outlines the key trends across the UK. These clearly show that system pressures continue to affect training environments: Almost a third

The Department of Health and Social Care mandate to Health Education England: April 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The HEE mandate for 2019 to 2020 covers strategic objectives around: workforce planning health education training and development The mandate looks at how to develop the healthcare workforce to improve care for patients through education and training.

Making the most of technology in education: Lessons from school systems around the world – Nesta

This report draws together lessons from nine international examples of inspiring practice where technology is impacting on large numbers of teachers and students.  It finds: Investment in technology alone is not enough. Pedagogy, teacher training, motivation and school context are

Being fair: Supporting a just and learning culture for staff and patients following incidents in the NHS – NHS Resolution

A just and learning culture is the balance of fairness, justice, learning – and taking responsibility for actions. It is not about seeking to blame the individuals involved when care in the NHS goes wrong. It is also not about