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Academy for Healthcare Science

The Academy for Healthcare Science was established in shadow form at the beginning of 2011, and an Interim Chief Executive was appointed soon after this.

The high-level ambitions for the Academy were set out as follows:

  • Define high quality education and training standards across the UK HCS workforce and improve patient outcomes by ensuring that the standards are promulgated and met.
  • Enable effective professional engagement in the ongoing development, and review of national curricula for the UK HCS workforce, across the career framework

More infomation on the roles of the Academy for Healthcare Science to follow in the future....

Health Education England

Health Education England is the new national leadership organisation responsible for ensuring that education, training, and workforce development drives the highest quality public health and patient outcomes.

More infomation on the roles of the Health Education England will follow in the future....

Education for Health

Education for Health is the largest international education and research charity that trains health professionals to make a real difference to the lives of patients with long term conditions. Educational programmes run nationally and internationally and are accredited by Open University. 

Respiratory Education UK (REUK)

Based in Liverpool this is an independent training organisation offering a broad spectrum of nationally recognised distance learning respiratory courses for primary and secondary health care professionals. Through this flexible programme, students can study modules in isolation or work towards an academic qualification.

National Institute for Health Research

An organisation funded by the Department of Health to provide help for individuals seeking UK based post-qualification level health-related training.

Skills for Health

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council (SSC) for the UK health sector. They help the whole sector develop solutions that deliver a skilled and flexible UK workforce in order to improve health and healthcare.


  • Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology
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