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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

Dementia simulation training at OBU

A dementia simulation training short course will soon be held at Oxford Brookes University. The course will assist health and care staff and volunteers to build dementia awareness, gather insights into the requirements of those with dementia and develop skills in supporting people with dementia more effectively. Participants will develop a specific action plan for their practice […]

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Are you part of the CHAIN?

Consider joining CHAIN (Contact, Help, Advice & Information Network), an online mutual support and intelligence network for people working in health and social care. CHAIN originated more than 14 years ago in the NHS Research & Development programme. It is multi-professional and cross-organisational, designed to connect like-minded health and social care practitioners, educators, researchers and managers. The organisation is not-for-profit, […]

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Return to Practice in the Thames Valley

There has never been a better time to consider coming back to nursing in the Thames Valley by taking one of the region’s excellent Return to Practice (RTP) programmes. Health Education Thames Valley is working with the eight NHS trusts across the Thames Valley region (in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Milton Keynes) to provide placement […]

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