Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust is one of the leading children’s hospitals in the UK. Every year we care for over 270,000 children, young people and their families and we lead research into children’s medicines, infection, inflammation and oncology. We are at the forefront of world class practice, teaching and research, and we want to develop on this by establishing a brand-new entity:Alder Hey Academy, set up in conjunction with our partners from higher education, Health Education England and the NHS and social care providers in Liverpool and the wider west and north Lancashire region. Our vision for the Academy is to be a recognised national and international centre of excellence for paediatric healthcare education and training, supporting skills and knowledge development at every level. In achieving this vision, we aim to deliver world renowned, inspirational training in specialist and general paediatric healthcare to all health and social care professionals.
Below, Robin Staveley of GatenbySanderson talks to Nicki Murdoch, Nathan Askew and Melissa Swindell, about this new role.