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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 details​​.

Asthma & COPD 

Basic Life Support

Blood Test Results


Cervical Cytology

Coil / IUS / IUDs

Women's Heath Matters have produced these step-by-step instructions to guide you through the preparation and fitting of an IUS/IUD:


Coronavirus programme -

COVID-19 Vaccination - e-Learning for Healthcare (

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


International Dermoscopy refresher and update conference Friday 9th June 2023 taught by colleagues from the International Dermoscopy Society. Consultant/trainee dermatologist/advanced GPwSI/cancer nurse specialist level. The previous day, 8th June, same venue, a more basic dermoscopy day conference suitable for GPs and nurses or junior dermatology trainees just beginning with dermoscopy. Delegates may book either day or both depending on their learning needs. Details and bookings Course organiser Dr Stephen Hayes contact


Ear Care / Irrigation

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

Fellowship Opportunities for GPNs

General Practice Nurse Fellowship in Wessex

The GPN fellowship includes the following:

Please contact Pippa Stupple for more information at


General Practice Nurse

Healthcare Assistant

Immunisations & Vaccinations


Mental Health

Health Education England has commissioned Maudsley Learning to deliver a series of programmes nationally. The courses cover eating disorders, managing challenging situations, skills for health change conversations, and many more. Courses are open to all healthcare professionals working in the NHS in England. Candidates are encouraged to book courses most relevant to their practice. They will run from December 2022 until May 2023. Please note that your booking will not be accepted if you are currently not working for the NHS in England.


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


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 is Free to those with an or address:


Telephone, Video & Group 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

Travel Health

Wound Care

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