The Council of Deans of Health Scotland has welcomed the Integrated Health and Social Care Workforce Plan published by Scottish government. The plan commits to increasing the student nursing and midwifery intake by 5%... Read More »
The Council’s policy work is focused on five portfolios across the UK:
- Education impact
The Council also works on sustainable funding, public affairs and data.
On 18 December 2019, the Government announced new student support arrangements for most undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare students. Further details were announced on 19 January 2020, outlining which profession... Read More »
The Council of Deans of Health has greeted the announcement of non-repayable grants for healthcare students as a positive move to attract more students to these professions and reduce workforce shortages. The Council,... Read More »
Health educators have welcomed data showing an increase in applicants and acceptances to nursing courses in 2019 but have called for sustained investment in healthcare education to meet growing workforce needs. The se... Read More »
The Council of Deans of Health has today welcomed the publication of new regulatory standards for midwifery. Members of the Council have been heavily involved in the development of these new standards, which set expec... Read More »