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Practice nurses

The CCG are looking at arranging more nurse training sessions during the shutdown afternoons throughout 2017. Check here regularly for details of upcoming courses. Please note that nurses are required to attend two medicines management training sessions per year under the prescribing incentive scheme.

Training sessions at Trinity Park

Thurs 7 September 2017 - Medicines management: Respiratory - Asthma & COPD 3.30pm - 5pm (Deirdre Siddaway) - Download presentation HERE.

Wed 4 October 2017 - SafeTALK Suicide Prevention training 1.15pm - 4.45pm: places limited to 30 and filling up fast Book now!
As part of Suffolk’s suicide prevention strategy, this course has been organised for practice nurses to cover myths about suicide and the role of attitudes, what to look out for in consultations and building suicide safety into consultations, how to ask the question – the pitfalls of a tick-box style of questioning, how to ask with empathy and care and next steps. Places on this course are strictly limited and available on first come, first served basis. 

Thurs 16 November 2017 - Medicines management (wound care and appliances) - Book now!

Wed 13 December 2017 - Pill checking and basic contraception update - Book now!

Immunisation Programme Update Training

Arranged by IESCCG and Public Health England. View Events Calendar for more information. Please note sessions will have the same content so please only book for one session only. To book your place, please call on 01473 770021.

Wed 27 Sep, 1pm - 4pm for Practice Nurses at Grove Medical Centre, Felixstowe

Fri 29 Sep, 9.30am - 12.30pm for Practice Nurses at Grove Medical Centre, Felixstowe

Fri 29 Sep, 1pm - 4pm for Healthcare Assistants at Grove Medical Centre, Felixstowe

Public Health: Physical Activity training courses for Nurses

Free training for any Nurse or AHP to promote the awareness of Physical activity, primarily amongst Nurses.  This is to give peer to peer training and support regarding patient contact and ensuring nurses understand the importance and guidance to promote Physical activity providing patients with information and guidance i.e. Making Every Contact Count. 

View or download Poster for more information.

Free courses available until 31 March 2018


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/


To book or find out about the latest training courses being run by the CCG, please call or email Shelley Mitchell.

Tel.: 01473 770021 
Email: shelley.mitchell1@nhs.net


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