HSC_heroes.jpgTo say that the healthcare system has been under scrutiny recently would be stating the obvious, but maybe it’s time to praise the health and social care sector and the hard working teams up and down the country that are often placed in challenging situations.

First off, let’s state that very few go into social work for the glory. It is, unfortunately not a profession known for the confidence it inspires in the public, or one where your monthly pay packet accurately reflects the potentially high volume of work.

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The definition of the Latin word 'Verve' sums up our brand new and exciting software we’ll be launching very soon!

If you think we named the software after the northern indie rock band The Verve you’re wrong, although 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' is one of their greatest hits can be often heard blasting out of the Quality Office!

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apprenticeshipslogo.jpgPost-election, the government has pledged to create 3 million new Apprenticeship starts by 2020 – so it’s no surprise then that apprenticeships have grown in stature and become a focal point for education moving forward.

National Apprenticeship Week runs from March 14th -18th and marks a nationwide celebration of the brilliant opportunities and advantages which individuals and businesses can benefit from, no matter which industry sector you’re from.

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The new TQUK First Aid Manuals have been tweaked in line with the Resus Council (UK) 2015 Guidelines which are to be implemented by organisations by January 2017. The manuals have been designed and updated to complement the Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) and Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) qualifications, two regulated qualifications offered by Training Qualifications UK but are equally suitable for unregulated courses.

Both Awarding Organisations and other providers of First Aid Manuals have an obligation to ensure that the training materials associated with the delivery of its “EFAW” and “FAW” qualifications are in line with guidance issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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