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Other training

This page lists training resources for general practice staff that are external to the CCG.

Much of the training listed below is accessible online. Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, any face-to-face training will not be taking place.

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) 

Please see the link below to information from Suffolk County Council about training, E-Learning and resources related to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) for staff, partners and parents.

Education Health and Care Plans (EHC)

The council is also offering training from the Council of Disabled Children - “Outcomes and EHC Plans; A guide from A to K”. Please access this training through www.suffolkcpd.co.uk

Fuel Poverty and Ill Health  - Suffolk

Suffolk's 'Warm Homes Healthy People' project has developed a free e-learning course with National Energy Action (NEA) called ‘Fuel Poverty and Ill Health - Suffolk’ to train health professionals in the issues of fuel poverty and health and to raise awareness of the support available in Suffolk, including the Warm Homes Fund

The course can be accessed at http://www.nea-training.co.uk/lms/
Users need to register and the instructions are on the site.

Substance Misuse Training - Multi-agency Training Programme

Courses run by Suffolk County Council Public Health in association with North Essex Partnership NHS Trust.

Book on to one of the courses offering your staff an opportunity to train alongside other professionals who deal with substance misuse.

View the programme: www.healthysuffolk.org.uk – click on the link: “Drug and Alcohol Training for professionals

Book online by going to: www.suffolkcpd.co.uk or call 01473 265172

Learning Location

Learning Location has been developed by Norfolk & Suffolk Dementia Alliance and supported by Health Education East of England. There are 5 areas (dementia, falls, skin, palliative care and continence) and each  area has 3 sections; learning resources (links to websites etc), a confidence tool and a learning and needs development tool. You have to register to use it but it’s very simple and straightforward.

Cultural Competence in Healthcare - new training package

A new e-learning package has been launched sponsored by Health Education England and the Royal College of Midwives. Details can be found on their website: www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/cultural-competence/

End of Life e-Learning

The End of Life Care for All (e-ELCA) programme was developed by HEE e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) in partnership with the Association for Palliative Medicine (APM), and launched in 2010. This training has been developed to be relevant to all professionals involved in delivering end of life care and covers issues ranging from clinical topics through to communication skills and spiritual care. 

Further information is available on the E-Learning for Health website

Autism resources

The British Psychological Society e-learning modules on autism. Two modules are freely available to both members and non-members of the BPS and the third is aimed principally at psychologists and all professionals working in this field. Visit the BPS e-learning pages.

There are a number of sessions on E-learning for Health under the General Practice 2012 Curriculum (‘Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder’ and ‘Supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder’). You will need to register in order to access the training; registration is free and only takes a couple of minutes. 

Carewise Learning Portal for the Care Sector


Carewise, a free and easy to use information service for anyone interested in health and social care, run by The Suffolk Brokerage an independent not-for-profit organisation supporting Suffolk’s health and social care sector.

Free online training

Free Asthma Resources from Education for Health 

Working in conjunction with The George Coller Memorial Fund, Education for Health has developed this free online educational resource ‘Supporting Children’s Health’. The online resource provides basic information on how to support children and young people with asthma.

This free online resource is a public access site with content developed by expert health professionals in consultation with teachers, sports coaches and children’s activity leaders. Anyone who uses the resource will gain the knowledge and confidence to support children with asthma, deal with emergency situations and could help save lives.

Visit: www.supportingchildrenshealth.org

RCGP provide a wide range of courses and events to support members' continuing professional development. Whether it's classroom based, workshops, practical or online, RCGP have courses on a wide range of clinical, medical and developmental topics for GPs at all stages of their career.

Visit: www.rcgp.org.uk/learning/courses-and-events

RCGP and HEE have produced a useful Sepsis Awareness guidance document for primary care clinicians.

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