Working in the health sector offers a huge variety of interesting, stimulating and often demanding roles. Health care assistants (HCAs) and assistant/associate practitioners (APs) work in almost every setting imaginable and are an integral part of every nursing team.
This section is designed for prospective and current HCAs and APs, employers and nursing colleagues alike. It gives an overview of the roles of HCAs and APs, their education and training, competences, applying for jobs and also signposts to many tools, resources and websites that provide further useful information on this subject.
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