The involvement of our universities will position the Leeds Health and Care Academy at the forefront of learning, with a portfolio based on world-leading evidence and research.
The health and care sector is traditionally designed around different services and organisational systems. That means an often complex journey for patients needing care and sometimes limited career options for the various healthcare professionals involved.
The Academy is supporting the city’s vision for a ‘one workforce’ approach across health and care. Working together as if they are one team, through the Academy, they will have skills founded upon the best research and evidence, to care for the people of Leeds.
We’re creating a single, joined up approach for innovative learning and development for everyone working in the city’s health and care services. That includes around 57,000 people, learning an and working together as if they are one citywide team.
The Academy is
bringing together the planning, coordination, resource and delivery of learning and development for staff working in health and care in the city
enabling all health and care employees to learn together
meeting the citywide workforce challenges to
drive social mobility in the city by promoting careers in health and care for those in our local communities
attract talented people from elsewhere to come and work in Leeds
support the creation of a highly diverse, skilled and engaged workforce
support our ambition to remain at the forefront of innovation and be the best city for health and wellbeing.
The Academy means
better planning for system-wide workforce requirements and better coordination of investments into advanced and higher apprenticeships
enhanced social mobility and a pipeline of local staff across health and care
showcasing Leeds as fit for the future and leading the change
transformation of what is often a complex journey for patients needing care and help Leeds people experience a more seamless experience of health and care services.
The involvement of our universities will position the Academy at the forefront of learning, with a portfolio based on world-leading evidence, research and education.
The Leeds Health and Care Academy is now a successfully deployed Leeds Academic Health Partnership project.
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