Gweminar IGGC / RHCW Webinar

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We are pleased to confirm that RHCW will be holding its first Webinar on Tuesday 20th July 2021, with the Agenda and content listed below. Joining the Webinar is free of charge but you will need to book your place via the on-line booking link above (click the “add to basked” button then proceed to checkout). Once registered, we will send you a link to join the Webinar, which is being hosted on Microsoft Teams (Teams account not required, just an email address). We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be a very interesting morning.

10am               Welcome and Introductions – Jack Evershed, Chair of Rural Health and Care Wales

10.15am          Inclusive Digital Innovation in Wales – Gemma Johns, Research & Evaluation Lead, TEC Cymru, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

  • an overview of the NHS Wales Video Consulting Service rolled out by TEC Cymru as a result of the Covid Pandemic, with a presentation of the findings of 16 months of research on its use by over 50,000 NHS patients. Can some of the challenges and myths of digital exclusion be addressed and how can the findings help contribute to digital innovation and confidence in the future?

11am               The development of Nurse Education within Mid Wales – Sally Hore, Principal Lead for Healthcare Education, Aberystwyth University; Amanda Jones, Senior Lecturer / Scheme Co-ordinator Healthcare Education, Aberystwyth University

  • a discussion about the challenges, implementation and benefits of developing nurse education within Mid Wales, after the recent announcement that Aberystwyth University soon hopes to be offering nursing degree courses as from 2022.

12 noon          Close


Gemma Johns

Gemma Johns
Research & Evaluation Lead, TEC Cymru, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Gemma Johns is TEC Cymru’s Research and Evaluation Lead for TEC Cymru. Gemma has a keen interest in the interface between health and social care and digital innovation and social inclusion. Gemma is also doing a PhD in Medical Sociology at Bristol University @teccymru.

Sally Hore

Sally Hore (BN, MSc Nursing, PG Cert in Education tHE, SfHEA, RNT)
Principal Lead for Healthcare Education, Aberystwyth University

Sally was appointed as the Principal Lead for Healthcare Education in February 2020 and led on the HEIW competitive tendering process to secure commissioned places for nursing 2021-2031. She also leads the strategic collaborative Nursing Project Board on behalf of the University to scope and develop healthcare education programmes (commencing with pre-registration nursing) within Aberystwyth University.

She has nearly 30 years of nursing experience as a practitioner, researcher and educator. She has led interprofessional healthcare curriculum development and delivery at all academic levels. She has undertaken internal and external quality assurance roles at a number of higher education, third party and NHS institutions.  Sally is a registered nurse teacher with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Sally is the strategic lead for the Healthcare Education Department and team, and leads on Fitness to Practise, Quality Assurance and liaison with external stakeholders.

Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones (Dip HE Nursing, BSc SCPHN, MSc Public Health, RNT, RNP, PG Cert tHE)  
Senior Lecturer/ Scheme Coordinator, Healthcare Education, Aberystwyth University

Amanda has nearly 30 years of experience in both practice and higher education and has been appointed as Senior Lecturer/ Scheme Coordinator for Healthcare Education. She will support the Principal Lead to design and deliver pre-registration Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing pathways. She will act as the operational scheme coordinator (programme lead) for the Pre-registration Nursing Programme and associated pathways.

Amanda is a registered nurse teacher with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is also a registered nurse prescriber. She is also an external examiner for Sunderland University. Amanda has led on implementation of the Welsh language standards within nurse education within her previous academic role.

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