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Health Education Thames Valley

We are the Local Education and Training Board (LETB) for the Thames Valley covering Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire. We are the local body responsible for planning the availability of all NHS healthcare staff across the Thames Valley. We are responsible for ensuring high quality education and training for doctors, dentists, nurses and all health professionals. We provide the right staff, in the right numbers, with the right skills, qualities and values to deliver great patient care.

Our vision is to ensure the delivery of effective workforce planning and excellent education and training to develop a highly capable, flexible and motivated workforce that delivers improvements in health for the population of Thames Valley.

Latest News

HETV Board meeting – a summary – 26 March 2015

The HETV Board met today, 26 March, discussing a range of papers, all of which are available to view in full on the website, here. A short summary of the key papers and discussions from the meeting is now available to download here. This does not represent formal minutes, but is provided to enable the […]

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HETV Board meeting papers Thursday 26 March 2015

Agenda HETV board meeting 26 March 2015 1. Welcome and apologies for absence – verbal 2. Declarations of interest – verbal 3. Minutes of previous meeting held 22 January 2015 4. Action tracker 5. Matters arising 6. i Chair’s update – verbal 6.ii Local Director’s report Items for discussion/decision 7. Local Delivery Plan and investment […]

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The Shape of Caring Review report published

The Shape of Caring Review report, commissioned by Health Education England (HEE) in partnership with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has now been published. In the report Lord Willis, Chair of the review, makes 34 recommendations for the future education and training of nurses and care assistants. Lord Willis, the independent Chair of the […]

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