Learning Environments Assessment and Placements (LEAP)

The LEAP programme is about creating a healthier region where every learner on a clinical work placement has the opportunity, the support, and the infrastructure to thrive in their chosen health or care career.

Watch our Introduction to the LEAP Programme.

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Our Mission and beliefs

We believe in doing the right thing by:

  • Enabling equality of opportunity
  • Providing learners with ownership over their learning experience
  • Encouraging a sense of belonging among learners in the region

We believe in doing things right by:

  • Enabling collaboration between partners
  • Working with agility in an ever-evolving health and care system
  • Prioritising the effective preparation of learners and providers

Our Priorities

The Humber and North Yorkshire LEAP Strategy 2021-2022, outlines the LEAP Programme strategic priorities to:

  1. Grow Our Workforce
  2. Train Our People
  3. Work Together Differently

Our ambition is to bring about:

Better futures

  • Bringing more young learners and mid-career professionals across the region into our care workforce.
  • Increasing participation in the transformation of learning environments to deliver world class services
  • Encouraging partnership working to share capacity across the region
  • Sharing good practice in providing effective and positive learning environments

Better experiences

  • Helping Learners and providers to be prepared for their learning experience and can learn together.
  • Creating a sense of belonging among Learners and for them to feel part of the team they work in and learn from.
  • Gaining the skills needed to thrive and be part of a positive working culture.

Better choices

  • Providing Digital tools to help Partners to work and learn differently and share expertise
  • Promoting equality of opportunity for learning experiences
  • Promoting care careers as informed, active choices
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Strategic Objectives

The Humber and North Yorkshire Partnership LEAP Delivery Plan includes the following objectives:

Better Futures:

Growing our workforce, by:

1. Creating a sustainable, high quality, clinical placement circuit

Better experiences:

Training our people, by:

2. Maximising system-wide, high quality placement opportunities

3. Developing assessor & supervisor leadership capacity and capability

Better choices:

Working together differently, by:

4. Making digital learning a sustainable delivery and placement expansion solution

5. Increasing the range and number of system-wide practice learning opportunities

More Information

Hear from our Project Sponsor, Simon Nearney and our Executive People Lead, Jayne Adamson at our LEAP Launch Event.

Take a look at some of the Webinars the LEAP programme have held:

Watch the Placement Expansion Webinars delivered by our guest presenters:

Find out more about the EASI model work by Lucy Aldrich via the Hull University Teaching Hospital Website.

*Coming Soon* A Future NHS Collaboration platform where you can meet the LEAP Programme Team and find lots of relevant LEAP information, tools and resources.

Visit Health Education England’s elearning for Healthcare (elfh) website where you can access a range of generic and professional healthcare training.

For anymore information on any of the above, please contact us at: hyp-tr.hcvleapproject@nhs.net

Follow us on Twitter: @LEAP_HNY

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Useful Documents

Health Education England, North East and Yorkshire LEAP Strategy 2021-2024

Featured Programmes

To view all of our programmes click here.

We want to create more efficient hospital-based services for people who need them, making the best use of the resources and workforce across our system to plan and deliver hospital care.

We want to help more people to survive cancer and support people in our region to live well with and beyond cancer.

We aim to ensure that people in our region are able to access advice, care and support in an urgent or emergency situation.

Working together to improve elective (planned) care locally is a key priority for the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership.

We want to create more efficient hospital-based services for people who need them, making the best use of the resources and workforce across our system to plan and deliver hospital care.

Climate change poses the most significant long-term threat to our health, not to mention our planet. The Greener NHS programme will work with staff, hospitals and our partners.