NHS Workforce Development: Meeting Health Needs
- 08:30 - 16:00
- Manchester Conference Centre
Dr Mike Farrell is Head of Education Transformation at Health Education England (working across the North West). Health Education England has a system leadership role in promoting the education and development of the health care workforce. As part of his portfolio of work, Mike has responsibility for supporting education developments for the non-medical workforce and this includes ensuring NHS organisations are using the wide range of vocational learning pathways, including apprenticeships, in seeking to attract and develop their workforce. Mike is a registered nurse and has held a number of posts in clinical, management and education settings. He is a passionate advocate of lifelong learning and believes strongly that organisations need to have a deep commitment to ensure that new and current NHS staff are able to further develop their skills and contribute effectively to the delivery of high quality healthcare services.