Training and Events
All Training and Events Listed Below
Diabetes eLearning Programme
AstraZeneca and EDEN have collaborated to develop an eLearning programme specifically for pharmacists.
The modules have been designed and developed to update all Pharmacists in the latest guidance in accordance with the ‘An Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Pharmacists in Diabetes’ framework.
Each interactive module should take between 30 – 60 minutes and is certified at the end with 60 minutes for CPD.
All modules have been accredited by the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) and are available in Foundation and Advanced Stage One levels.
Click here to register to access the programme.
Equilibrium event – A series of 3 webinars organised and funded by Grünenthal Ltd. The webinars are open to healthcare professionals with an interest in pain management.
Taking place on 26th May, 23rd June, and 8th September 2021, 18:00 – 19:00; these webinars will feature engaging talks on sharing best practice in chronic pain management in both secondary and primary care as well as talks on digital skills in telemedicine.
To view further agenda details and register to attend, please click on the following link:
Please note that elements of the agenda will contain promotional content – view prescribing information below.
If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact Iceberg Medical who are supporting Grünenthal Ltd in the organisation of this webinar series at firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 1494 776 289.
GP CPCS Contractor Webinars 2021
Please book your place here
A Zoom joining link will be included in your e-Ticket and sent via email.
If you have any queries about the webinars please contact email@example.com
We also encourage contractors to attend one of the RPS CPCS workshops. These events will support clinical assessment skills which will be utilised in consultations with patients referred as part of the CPCS.
GM Wellbeing Toolkit
The Greater Manchester Wellbeing Toolkit has been created for colleagues in health and care, included the NHS and social care, as well as those in the voluntary sector, those delivering health and care services in the private sector and our unwaged workforce too.
Developed by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP), this interactive online toolkit brings together all the great wellbeing initiatives and resources that are available in Greater Manchester in one place. It provides support on keeping well physically, practically and psychologically, as well top tips on how you can support those around you and seek help for yourself or someone you know when it’s needed.
You can digest the whole toolkit at once or skip to the sections that are relevant to you.
Download the toolkit here.
Introductory Workshops to GM Wellbeing Toolkit
You can also join an introductory workshop to get an insight to the GM Wellbeing toolkit, with practical tools and tips on how to Looking After Yourself and Your Team.
Book your place by clicking the following links:
Please direct any queries or feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
GMHSCP: Free HIV Webinar
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) have organised a free webinar relating to HIV for Primary Care practitioners.
This is a free online session which will look at the latest developments around HIV, including the importance of testing.
There is a clear commitment in Greater Manchester to end all new case of HIV within a generation and a key element of this is increasing awareness of HIV related issues amongst Primary Care Settings (General Practice, Pharmacies, Dentists and Opticians), so that more help is available to people living with HIV who are currently undiagnosed and those at risk of late diagnosis.
You can choose one of the sessions from the available dates below:
JUN 8th Tue, 12:30 – 14:00 BST
JUL 8th Thu, 12:30 – 14:00 BST
When registering, you will be asked which GM Borough and what area of Primary Care you work in.
For more information and to register click here
Covid-19 Myth-Busting Resources
Please see below for some useful resources that address myths surrounding Covid-19 and the vaccination.
Cancer Research UK Talk Cancer Training for Pharmacy
Cancer Research UK would like to invite community pharmacy teams to take part in their ‘Talk Cancer for Pharmacy‘ live online workshops. The training is designed to equip and empower all community pharmacy staff to raise cancer awareness as part of their role. Workshops focus on building trainees’ practical and conversational skills, so they can have supportive conversations about how people can reduce their cancer risk, the importance of early detection, and cancer screening.
Workshops can be commissioned for groups of up 40 staff, with a bursary scheme in place to offer free workshops to eligible groups. You can check your eligibility and find out more here.
For further information including details on how to participate please click here.
Or get in touch with the Talk Cancer team:
020 3469 8111
The Interim Foundation Pharmacist Programme: An opportunity for you to support your provisional registrants – deadline now extended!
Are you working with, or know someone who is working with, a provisionally registered pharmacist (PRP)? If yes, then please encourage your PRP to sign up to the Interim Foundation Pharmacist Programme (IFPP) – a fully funded programme developed by Health Education England (HEE). The deadline to signing up to the programme has been extended to 10 May 2021.
Click here for more information.
Safeguarding Awareness Training for Those Entering Homes During Covid-19
‘It’s Your Call’ is a free online training course developed by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) for workers who are in a well-placed position to spot emerging safeguarding concerns through entering people’s homes. This may include delivery drivers or members of primary care teams.
The risks to children may have intensified during the pandemic because of an increase in stress among parents or caregivers, increase in vulnerability to certain types of abuse, and a reduction in normal protective services.
The training will provide participants with the tools needed to help identify those at risk who may be hidden due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
Access the training here.
Individuals can get in touch with the NSPCC by calling 0808 800 5000 between 8am-10pm (Monday-Friday), and from 9am-6pm on weekends.
HEE Advanced Practice Training Opportunity
Health Education England Northwest (HEE) will soon be opening the application process for advanced practice training. If you think that this would be beneficial in developing your role please express your interest by speaking to your organisation’s advanced practice lead.
Please note: Funding is for the organisation not the learner. Applications must be completed by organisations not potential students, and only require a single application form..
For more information click here
Please direct any queries to email@example.com
CPPE North West Newsletter and Training Resources
Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE ) have published their North West December newsletter for all pharmacy professionals in the North. It highlights some useful resources available to help support pharmacy professionals personal development over the coming 12 months, including online workshops, e-Learning programmes, and resources specifically for hospital pharmacy teams, pharmacy technicians, and professionally registered pharmacists.
View the CPPE North West December newsletter here.
Click here to view details about current and upcoming online workshops.
Covid-19 Training for Contractors
This programme has been created by Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, and includes key materials to help the health and care workforce respond to Coronavirus.
The programme is freely available to colleagues working in the NHS, independent sector and social care. There are resources available for individual roles.
Content now available in the COVID-19 programme includes:
Access the programme here.
Covid-19 Community Pharmacy Webinars
The GM Healthcare Academy in partnership with GM and Bolton LPCs supported by Pharmacy Complete hosted a series of Covid-19 Community Pharmacy Webinars.
Together with our Academy training partner Pharmacy Complete, we ran fortnightly Covid-19 update webinars for all our contractors, community pharmacists and their teams across Greater Manchester.
We provided national and local GM updates to ensure you could keep up to date with the latest developments This was to ensure you quickly had access to all the latest information in one place, to know where to find out more and to understand the impact on you.
All links to the recordings of the webinars are hosted here
We would sincerely like to thank you and your teams working at the frontline of healthcare for your continued support for your patients and communities.
New Discharge Medicines Service (DMS)
Toolkit and E-Learning Modules
NHSE&I have today (15th January 2021), published the NHS Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) Toolkit, which aims to assist and support cross-sector implementation of the DMS as an Essential service in all NHS community pharmacies in England from 15th February.
The NHS MDS E-learning and assessment modules are also now live on the CPPE website. Access the modules here.
CPPE – Learning programmes and assessments
NHS Discharge Medicines Service: improving outcomes for patients transferring care – Click here
GMLPC and GM Healthcare Academy events
To view our upcoming events list click here.
GM Healthcare Academy
We have created GM Healthcare Academy in partnership with other organisations as the key vehicle for coordinating and delivering training, support and workforce development for community pharmacies in Greater Manchester. The Academy is a partnership between the NHS, community pharmacy, and key education and training providers. The majority of our training and education events are now run under the GM Healthcare Academy. Please ensure you read our cancellation policy when booking onto events.
Looking After You Too – Coaching Support for Primary Care Staff
Recognising that frontline primary care staff are facing unprecedented challenges through Covid-19, a programme offering individual coaching support was launched on 24 April.
The aim is that this service will support psychological wellbeing and resilience among staff and provide them with opportunities to process experiences, develop coping skills, deal with difficult conversations and develop strategies for self-management in difficult circumstances, so that they can continue to deliver high quality care to patients.
Feedback to dates shows the offer helps colleagues to feel:
Services are available 7 days a week, either by phone or video chat.
For further information please click here.
You can book sessions online at https://people.nhs.uk/lookingafteryoutoo