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The CCG are looking at arranging more nurse training sessions during the shutdown afternoons throughout 2017. Check here for details of upcoming courses.

23 March - Diabetes training for Nurses (Medicines Management)

Our medicines management team have arranged diabetes training for nurses on 23 March 2017 at Trinity Park (2.15 - 3.45pm). Speaker: Dr Fowler, Ipswich Hospital

At Trinity Park as part of the practice educational afternoon. 

To book your place, please contact Shelley Mitchell to book your free place (01473) 770021

26 April 2017 - Learning Disabilities training

At Trinity Park. More information to follow...

16 May 2017 - Nurse Domestic Violence Training

For women living in rural communities, it can be significantly harder to access specialist support services. A severe and worsening lack of funding means that domestic violence services often have to serve large geographical areas. The services themselves are generally based in urban areas because the population is larger and more concentrated, and many services were originally set up through community activism which is easier in urban areas.

Read more at: https://blog.crimestoppers-uk.org/domestic-violence-in-rural-areas/ 

16 May 2017 - 09.30 Registration with Prompt Start at 10am Finish at 12.30pm, 

Venue: West Suffolk House, Bury St Edmunds

Course Content: Domestic Violence/Domestic Abuse. Asking the question and what to do with the response…. 

If you would like a place please contact tabitha.griffin@nhs.net

To be co -lead by Women’s Aid and the Anglia Care Trust.

Please note, we will also be holding Domestic violence training for practice nurses as part of the educational shutdown afternoon on Thursday 18 May 2017: 15.40 - 17.15, Venue: Trinity Park (as part of shutdown afternoon)

7 June - Mental Health First Aid 

At Trinity Park. More information to follow. We also hope to repeat this session later in the year.

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/


Revalidation Preparation for Nurses and Midwives

Half-day courses for nurses and midwives preparing to go through the revalidation process.
Friday 5 May 2017, 09:00 - 13:00
Thursday 8 June 2017, 09:00 - 13:00
Thursday 8 June 2017, 13:30 - 17:30
Friday 16 June 2017, 09:00 - 13:00

Revalidation came into effect in April 2016 and is the process with which all nurses and midwives must comply in order to demonstrate safe, effective and efficient practice.

Each 4 hour workshop focuses on:
  • Revalidation –core principles and requirements
  • Reflective practice and revalidation – writing reflective accounts and undertaking reflective discussions
  • Good practice and action planning

How to Apply

These courses are funded by Health Education England. Places are free of charge to NMC registered nurses and midwives working in Norfolk, Suffolk and North East Essex. To book a place please complete and return an application form to the Workforce Hub, UEA, Norwich. For further information please call 01603 597199 or email fmh.cpd@uea.ac.uk.


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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