UK health education team calls on Kerala Minister

UK health education team calls on Kerala Minister

A team of officials from Health Education, England, and the NHS Trust, West Yorkshire, called on Health Minister Veena George on Tuesday.

The team is in Kerala to learn about the medical and nursing sectors and the mental health scenario in the State, a statement issued by the office of the Health Minister said.

The officials praised the State’s health sector and the level of training and skills possessed by Keralite nurses working in the UK. More health workers are required in the UK, they say.

The UK team visited the Government Nursing College in the capital and will be visiting the Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.

Those part of the UK delegation include Rob Webster, CEO of West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board; Beverly Geary, Nursing Director; Jonathan Brown, Associate Director of Workforce; Ged Byrne, Director, Health Education England Global Health Partnerships, and Rachel Monaghan, Deputy Director.

Overseas Development and Employment Promotion Consultants (ODEPC) chairman KP Anilkumar, and managing director of KA Anoop were also present.