Could a new apprenticeship bridge the health and social care gap?
Earlier this year, the first three recruits graduated from the Integrated Health and Care Apprenticeship run by North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and Devon County Council. They completed a Level 2 Clinical Healthcare Support Award – the qualification typically required to work in an acute hospital trust – and the care certificate, the minimum needed to work in care. They also completed other qualifications in clinical competencies. All three apprentices chose to work in the NHS. Click below to read The Guardian’s full article.