News and Notices

Health Education England training for January

Health Education England have added the following Microsoft Teams Skills training resources to their learning hub for online support:

New e-learning programme supports trainees’ return to training

A new programme designed to support medical and dental trainees returning to training after prolonged absence is now available on the e-LfH Hub.

It was developed by Health Education England North West (HEE NW), in conjunction with the blended learning team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For more information and to access the course, please visit the Supported Return to Training for Trainees programme page.

New e-learning resource to teach children how to swallow pills

HEE e-LfH Healthcare has worked in partnership with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Great North Children’s Hospital to develop “Kidzmed” – an e-learning programme developed for members of the multidisciplinary team to teach children and young people how to swallow pills.


Delivering sensory health services e-learning programme now live

HEE has worked in partnership with NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I) to create an interactive e-learning resource to help healthcare professionals deliver sensory health checks to children and young people with learning disabilities and autism. The Delivering sensory health services e-learning programme is designed to support dentists and their teams, eye care specialists (including opticians and optometrists, and supporting staff) and audiologists who carry out these sensory health checks.


New Genomics in the NHS programme

HEE e-LfH, in partnership with the HEE Genomics Education Programme (GEP), has launched the Genomics in the NHS programme. The new programme is a collection of new and refreshed e-learning sessions developed by NHS educational teams to support and educate all healthcare professionals about genomic medicine and the benefits it is bringing to patient care.


ESCAPE-pain - supporting people with chronic joint pain

HEE e-LfH, ESCAPE-pain and the Health Innovation Network developed two e-learning resources aimed at helping healthcare professionals and exercise instructors understand the principles behind ESCAPE-pain. The two ESCAPE-pain resources are to support people living with chronic knee and hip pain, and people living with chronic back pain.


New sessions added to MindEd’s Adverse Childhood Experiences e-learning programme

HEE e-LfH has added three new sessions on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to its MindEd mental health e-learning programme. The sessions are aimed at teacher and other professionals in schools and focus on multi-agency working, anxiety and stress in the classroom and behavioural issues in the classroom.


Newborn Hearing Screening Programme updated

HEE e-LfH has worked with Public Health England to update the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP). The newborn hearing screening test helps to identify babies who have permanent hearing loss as early as possible. This means that parents can get the advice and support they need as soon as possible after birth.


Updates to the Educator Training Resource Programme

HEE e-LfH has worked with the Professional Development Team at HEE London and South East (LaSE) to review existing e-learning sessions within the Educator Training Resource programme. The programme is aimed at educators and supervisors of doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals and healthcare scientists. All 20 sessions have been revised and reflect current policy updates and procedures.  These modules are linked to the Professional Development Framework for Educators.