We produce a range of current awareness bulletins as detailed below. We are always happy to receive suggestions for future content. We also share some bulletins from other sources. 

If you would like to be notified when any of the bulletins are released you can subscribe at the bottom of the page.

If your speciality is not covered, why not register for KnowledgShare and receive a fortnightly email with links to topics which interest you and support your practice/role?Contact us for more details.

Advanced Practice Bulletin

The Advancing Practice Bulletin brings together interesting articles, reports and events about all aspects of Advancing Practice. It is for those who are working as advanced practitioner or are aspiring to be advanced practitioners.
Scroll down for Advancing Practice Bulletin, links to useful websites on the e-portfolio route, credentialing, level 7 learning and information from HEE and the Royal Colleges.
If you would like to receive the Advancing Practice Bulletin, please email Beverley.walsh@wsh.nhs.uk
If you would like to know more about becoming an Advanced Practitioner, please contact Alice Robinson, Corporate lead for Advanced Practice, alice.robinson@wsh.nhs.uk

HEE EoE Supported portfolio route information

This route to Centre recognition will be appropriate for experienced practitioners working in an advanced practice role if they wish to demonstrate that their education and experience fully maps to the multi-professional framework (MPF) and is equivalence to that of someone who has completed an ACP MSc programme. Keep an eye on the website for updates ePortfolio (supported) Route – Advanced Practice (hee.nhs.uk)
Successful recognition will provide practitioner with a digital badge and an electronic passport
The route is intended to provide reassurance to employers, patients, carers, and families, that the capabilities included in the MPF have been evidenced by the practitioner.

Centre for Advancing Practice Supported e-portfolio route guidance document 2022
HEE (2021) Supported ePortfolio route frequently asked questions.

Useful Links and Websites

Advancing Practice Documents

Health Management & Innovation Update

A monthly digest of reports, blog posts and more from institutions such as The Kings Fund, NHS Employers and third sector organisations, covering all aspects of heath and social care, and mapped to the Trust values of Patients First, Staff First and First for the Future.

Menopause Current Awareness Bulletin

A monthly bulletin of the latest evidence, news and opinion for health issues related to the menopause. Produced by the Academy Library at Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Trust.