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Third Party Training & Events - The Nursing Team

The below training links may be of interest for the nursing team. 

Please do not contact Wessex LMCs about these training events & programmes. These are just being advertised here for your information. Please follow the blue links for information and contact info​​.

Asthma & COPD - Education for Health

Free e-learning resources in asthma and COPD:

For further information email or phone 01926 493313

Asthma & COPD - HEE Wessex

Asthma and COPD study days and diplomas specifically designed for Wessex General Practice Nurses:

For further information email or phone 01962 718502

Basic Life Support & Medical Emergencies - DBG

DBG provide in practice training on Basic Life Support and Medical Emergencies

For further information please email or phone 0800 028 1697

Blood Test Results - eLearning M&K

Aimed at nurses this online course has been designed to provide an introduction to understanding blood results.

For further information call 017687 73030

Cancer Courses - GatewayC

GatewayC is a free online cancer education platform developed for GPs, practice nurses, GPs in training, health care assistants, physician associates and other primary care professionals across NHS England. Various courses can be accessed here:

For further information please email or phone 0161 446 3403

Cancer Courses - Learnzone

Free learning resources, online courses, and professional development tools from Macmillan Cancer Support:

For further information please email

Cancer - Wessex Cancer Alliance

Online resources:

Cervical Cytology Training

Clinical training offer various cytology courses across the Wessex area:

For further information call 07968 064685

PDI Net also offer training:

There is an online update for cytology from e-lfh here:  

Cervical Sample Taker Update Online Module - PDI

The content of the online programme follows the national standards (2006) and is the equivalent of a half day update or approximately two and a half to three hours: PDI’s cytology e-learning

For further information please email:

Cytology - Introduction and Update Training (BSW Locality)

Cytology Training Centre:

BSW nurses can access FREE cytology updates via e-lfh ( - Please click HERE for information about Registering and navigating the e-learning update. Any problems please contact the e-learning team at e-lf and ask them to add it to "my e-learning”

Covid-19 Training

Covid-19 rapid training for general practice nursing

Covid-19 training orientation and induction checklist

Click here to view the PHE COVID-19 vaccinator training recommendations

You might find these free resources useful:

Coronavirus programme-

COVID-19 Vaccination - e-Learning for Healthcare (

Ear Care / Irrigation - Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre

As well as providing information and protocols about ears, the ear care centre also offer a number of courses: Course Directory

Courses can be arranged in your practice. For further information please email see or email or phone 01709 423140

Fellowship Opportunities

Wessex Training Hub GPN Fellowship

The GPN fellowship includes the following:

• Funding for the Foundations of General Practice Nursing Level 7 Unit (40 credits) plus one other Level 7 unit (20 credits) leading to a Post Graduate Certificate

• Independent Support throughout the duration of the fellowship from the Queens Nursing Institute (QNI), this will include ▪ Initial 1:1 with QNI- development action plan and aspirations

▪ Access to 1 Action Learning set per month (max 8 people) ▪ Clinical supervision/coaching/advice – this will be on an advisory capacity for professional guidance

Please contact Pippa Stupple for more information (

General Practice Nurse Fellowship in Wessex


Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) has worked with Public Health England (PHE) to update the Flu Immunisation elearning programme to ensure it is up to date for the 2021/22 flu season:

GP Practice Training Solutions

Specialist training for clinical staff in Primary Care:

Immunisation Updates - PDI

Immunisation update courses for registered nurses and HCA's:

For further information please email

Immunisation & Vaccination Training - Just Jabs

Various introductory and update courses for registered nurses and HCA's: 

For further information email or call 07796 606262


NHS -  General Practice Nurse Specialty Training. A new approach to GP nursing

PHE -   National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers


Venepuncture and Cannulation Training Specialists -

Respiratory Care - Online Learning

Gloucestershire Hospitals Respiratory eLearning package (particularly useful during COVID-19)

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Foundation Professional Bursary Scheme is offering grants of up to £5,000 per year for career development and CPD activities in the following areas:

Full details on how to apply can be found here:

This table from the NMC sets out some examples of CPD activities you can undertake and examples of the types of evidence you could keep (for example in your portfolio)

For further information please email

Safeguarding Training

e-Learning for Healthcare offer online Adult Safeguarding Training in levels 1, 2, 3 & 4:

Most Local adult safeguarding boards offer training:

Safe Prescribing


As of March 2020 SCRIPT has been made accessible during the COVID-19 pandemic to up-skill staff and support those returning to work

An eLearning programme aiming to improve therapeutics knowledge among primary care staff. Free with an or address.



BMJ Learning -  Spirometry in practice online course

Education for Health

Rotherham Respiratory Ltd

For more info on spirometry please see our webpage here

Support Worker Apprenticeship for Primary Care (Hampshire Only)

Hampshire Hospitals (HHFT) provides a level 2 and level 3 support worker apprenticeship for primary care in Hampshire only. Suitable for HCAS : HHFT Apprenticeship

Telephone & Video Consultations 

FREE resources on telephone and video consultations

Training Hubs

“These provide the infrastructure for multi-professional training and education in primary care to support recruitment, retention and return of all staff groups. Training hubs bring together NHS organisations, community, local authorities and education providers to deliver a much broader education platform than the more traditional single approach.“

BSW Primary and Community Care Training Hub

Primary Care Training Hub Dorset

Wessex Primary Care HEE Training Hub

Travel Health Training - Jane Chiodini

Travel health training and resources provided by travel health specialist nurse Jane Chiodini:

Travel Health Training - RIVA Training

Training for both experienced clinicians and those new to providing travel health:

For further information please email ​​​​​​or phone 07990 755804

Various Courses - J2S

J2S Training is an independent training provider offering high quality, relevant and cost-effective training for Primary Care. For further information visit:

Various Courses - Network for Practices

Providing Training for Clinical and non-Clinical Staff in the Health Care Sector:

Various e-Learning Modules - Blue Stream Academy

Various e-learning modules specific for GP Practices including Cervical Screening, Infection Control, Safeguarding and many more: Our eLearning System (

For further information email  or phone 01773 822549

Various e-Learning for Healthcare  ​​​​

e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) is a Health Education England (HEE) Programme working in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce. Various programme are available for e-learning:

For more information please email

Various e-Learning - Nursing Times

Nursing Times gives nurses the confidence to be the best clinician they can be. Online learning units, clinical practice, news and opinion articles help users increase their skills and knowledge, and improve their practice. Subscribe and find out more here:

Various Free Webinar Training - SMART Health Solutions

Learn With Nurses is free webinar based training for ALL health care professionals, by nurses. Courses include Asthma, Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, CKD, Diabetes, ECG, Familial Hypersholesterolemia, Heart Attacks and Angina, Hear Failure, NHS Health Checks, Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, Sexual Health, Mental Health and Long Term Conditions

Video Group Clinics FREE e-learning

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement, ELC Works and Redmoor Health are delighted to launch their new Video Group Clinics (VGC) e-learning modules.

The e-learning resources support GPs, practice nurses and other health and care professionals with the introduction of video group clinics. They provide learners with an overview and working knowledge of video group clinics, including the delivery principles and protocols. Additional resources including a toolkit are available here

The Redmoor-ELC Partnership  video group clinics in the UK. Innovative person-centred digital care in the UK partnering with NHS England

Virtual College - Bespoke Training Solutions

Wound Care Settings

NWCSP Director, Una Adderley and Data and Information Group Chair, Ann Jacklin gave a talk at NHS England and Improvement’s Video Consultation in Wound Care Settings webinar on the 15th of July 2020.

The webinar gave a valuable opportunity for healthcare professionals to share experiences and learning from remote consultations – which have rapidly increased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the webinar, Una and Ann discussed the work of the programme in relation to data and information and reported some of the results of a recent survey looking at the impact of COVID-19 on tissue viability services and wound care.  

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