COVID-19 Update

SYREC is committed to delivering sector-leading programmes and services to enhance the skills of the support workforce. Throughout the isolation period we want to make it possible for you to still access useful information, files, and support from the SYREC team remotely. That's why:


·      You'll be able to access resources on the Website

·      Keep up to date with our work here 

·      Track updates regarding future events here


Stay Safe,

The SYREC Team



What is SYREC?

The South Yorkshire Region Excellence Centre (SYREC) exists to support care and support staff (CaSS), access quality assured education and training.
Our sector-leading programmes and services enhance the skills of the support workforce - who together comprise more than 40% of the country’s healthcare workers - helping to increase their effectiveness, create opportunities for skill development and give staff and managers the confidence to deliver a better standard of care.
Areas we cover: Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster, Bassetlaw
Read our strategy here

Latest News

Apprenticeships in Primary and Social Care – Updated resource pack published

9th July 2020

HEE have recently updated our primary and social care resource pack.

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Children and Young People Coronavirus Resources

27th May 2020

Health Education England have put together some useful Coronavirus resources for Children and Young People.

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Dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on your staff

22nd May 2020

Skills for Care have opened registrations for their next COVID-19 support webinar.

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Webinar: AHPs support to care home residents – the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of good practice

21st May 2020

On Friday the 22nd of May from 11:00am until 12:00pm FutureNHS Collaboration Platform are running their National Allied Health Professions weekly webinar on ‘AHPs support to care home residents – the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of good practice.

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Training for care and support staff

The network of Excellence Centres unites employers from the NHS, independent and voluntary sectors - as well as quality assured education and training providers – to coordinate, establish and implement high quality skills programmes.  

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