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Safe Learning Environment Charter (what good looks like)

For more information on the Safe Learning Environment Charter, click here.  

The Charter was created in response to healthcare learners' feedback on their clinical experiences in maternity services, set out in the Kirkup (2015 and 2022) and Ockenden (2020 and 2022) reports.

The NHS Long Term Workforce Plan

The NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, which outlined the long-term strategy for our NHS through a sustainable manner while also enhancing patient care, was released earlier this year. This report is especially meaningful because the NHS turned 75 years.

The state of medical education and practice in the UK: workplace experiences 2023

The General Medical Council has released a report titled "The state of medical education and practise in the UK: workplace experiences 2023," which at first examines the distressing data regarding the experiences of doctors, the difficulties in providing pat

Midlands Charter

At the end of 2020, we  published and outlined our commitment to prioritise the restoration of postgraduate medical education and training which was impacted during the Covid-19 pandemic. It recognises the determination of providers to restore and reset education and training and to establish the Midlands region as a beacon for postgraduate education.


Sharing Good Practice in Training and Education Online tool

An online tool designed to help educators and students find and exchange best practices throughout the Midlands has been developed by NHSE Quality Midlands. It is intended that by sharing your excellent examples, the NHSE network as a whole would be able to access and use this collection of best practices.

You can find the link to the tool here.


NETS Survey 2023 - Closes 28 November 2023

What is NETS?
The National Educational Training Survey 2023 is a NHSE (formally HEE) run survey for all learners across all professions whose training is commissioned by NHSE. This includes not only doctors in training but also student doctors nurses, midwives, allied Health professionals and clinical scientists. It give a 'whole system view' of the environment in which you train.

Enhancing Junior Doctors' Working Lives 2022 report published

The 2022 Enhancing Junior Doctors’ Working Lives report, published last week, highlights the strides that HEE has made with expanding flexibility, improving recruitment, and resetting education and training to build on what we have learnt from the pandemic.

NEW: VR SuppoRTT resources; Escalating Concerns and Speaking up

A new virtual reality resource has been developed by the SuppoRTT team in Health Education England for doctors returning to training. Using a clinical scenario, the topic of Escalating Concerns and Speaking Up is explored, skills that are increasingly recognised as contributing to the quality and safety of care for patients.

Although developed for doctors returning to training, trainers of training doctors and other healthcare professionals returning to training may find the resource useful.



Enhancing Junior Doctors Lives 2021 Video - By trainees for trainees

Please see the video below on what HEE locally and nationally are doing to improve the trainee experience.