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It was a night of celebrations at the NHS England Healthcare Support Worker Programme 2023 Awards as Mid Yorkshire Teaching Trust’s Healthcare Academy scooped the Excellence in Ongoing Learning and Development for their dedication to continuous learning and innovation in the next generation of healthcare professionals.
The Healthcare Academy, led by the Trust’s Professional Development and Education Unit (PDEU), provides vital training, development and support to Healthcare Assistants at the Trust, enabling them to develop their skills and gain knowledge and confidence before being moved to hospital wards to care for patients.
Talib Yaseen, Chief Nursing Officer at Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust, said: “We are incredibly proud to receive this national recognition for our Healthcare Academy’s ongoing commitment to learning and development.
“This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our PDEU team who have taken forward the Academy and put their effort into to ensuring our Healthcare Assistants have access to the best opportunities to develop their skills and confidence, enabling them to provide the highest quality of patient care.”
NHS England’s Healthcare Support Worker Programme Awards brings together healthcare organisations and professionals from across the country to shine a light on outstanding contributions to healthcare education and development, presenting awards to those who show unwavering dedication to delivering compassionate patient care and striving for innovation and excellence.
The awards were presented at a special celebration event at The Oval, London.