About us

The South Yorkshire Region Excellence Centre exists to support care and support staff (CaSS), access quality assured education and training.

It focuses on those hard to reach workforce groups. It promotes engagement with partners from health and social care organisations including Social Care,  Local Authority, Community Health Services, Primary Care, Acute, Paediatrics, Mental Health, Learning Disability, Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS), Hospices, Private, Voluntary & Independent Sector, Schools, Further Education Institutions & Higher Education Institutions, in addition to external national bodies including, Health Education England, Skills for Care,  Skills for Health, Department for Work and Pensions, Faculty of Advanced Practice, Advanced Training Practice and the SYB Integrated Care System.

The aims and ambitions of SYREC align with those of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SYB) Integrated Care System (ICS).

Read our strategy here...

The Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS is one of 5 nationally that are in development and is made up of five place bases, Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. The ICS priorities that can be aligned to SYREC include:

  • Investing in primary and community care, with general practice at the centre – in relation to CaSS
  • Treating the whole person, looking after their mental and physical health – by providing skills for the workforce to deliver this
  • Developing the right workforce, in the right place with the right skills – for now and in the future
  • Using the best technology to keep people well at home, to support them to manage their own care and to connect staff so they can provide joined up care – by improving education and training for CaSS in the work environment
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