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New App for Gloucestershire’s International Recruits

GCPA and system partners have teamed up with Piota Apps to launch a new application called Healthzone UK. This app aims to ease the transition into the UK for international recruits working in...... Read More

Pastoral Care Drop in Sessions for Organisations who Recruit Internationally

Gugu Mthethwa, GCPA’s seconded Pastoral Care Officer, has recently been running network events for Gloucestershire’s international recruits at the Friendship Café in Gloucester with really positive feedback from those who attended the sessions....... Read More

CQC: Guidance on Visiting and Accompanying in Care Homes, Hospitals and Hospices Published

From Care Quality Commission: “Following consultation earlier this year, we have now published final guidance to help providers understand and meet the new fundamental standard on visiting and accompanying in care homes,...... Read More

Update from GCPA’s Trusted Assessor

A very big “thank you” to those of you who used the Trusted Assessor scheme in 2023/24. For eight months of the scheme (June – January), we saved over £170,000...... Read More

Update from Care Quality Commission

Update from CQC – click here to view all new CQC guidance “Between now and the end of March 2024 we’re making changes to the way providers interact with us, including introducing...... Read More

Health and Social Care: Board Briefing – 12/03/2024

The Health & Social Care team at RWK Goodman are pleased to invite you to our Board Briefing webinar for adult social care providers. What is a board briefing? This...... Read More

Wellbeing – New Starter Conversation Pilot

The ICB, in collaboration with The Wellbeing Line, are piloting a new starter wellbeing group conversation and are actively seeking volunteers in health and social care settings to help evaluate...... Read More

New policy on immigration

In December 2023, the government announced a new policy aiming to reduce immigration to the UK, detailing that people wishing to move to the UK from overseas will need to...... Read More

International Recruitment Funding

Funding from Gloucestershire ICB and NHSE is still available for adult social care providers in Gloucestershire to employ internationally recruited members of staff. The aim is to employ 100 new...... Read More

Information for Apprenticeship Training Providers: English and maths funding uplift:

Earlier in the year the Prime Minister announced an uplift in the funding rates for English and maths qualifications for all post-16 apprentices who have not gained their Level 2 qualification....... Read More
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