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Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection – Medicines Management

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Personalisation (DES) Update 22/23

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Podcast on Racial Discrimination in Primary Care

Following the results of the pan-London Racism and Discrimination Survey in Primary Care, we were given the opportunity to discuss racial discrimination experienced by Primary Care staff in a podcast.

There are two episodes focusing on Racial Discrimination in Primary Care, which are hosted by Munir Ali-Zubair with guests including Navina Evans, Naureen Bhatti, Jonathan Sampson, Sarah Swinfin and Carrianne Green.

We do really hope that you are able to take some time to listen and please also do share with colleagues.

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NHS Knowledge and Library Hub - Knowledge and Library Services

To access a journal, or to find out which journals you have access to, visit the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub which connects NHS staff and learners to high quality knowledge and evidence resources in one place. Funded by Health Education England, it includes: journals, books and databases; clinical decision support resources including NICE Guidelines and BMJ Best Practice and policy and management information and research literature.

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Coaching support for those who lead, manage or organise a team or group in Primary Care

Coaching support is available with a highly skilled and experienced coach and is centred around compassionate and collaborative team leadership. The aim is to encourage psychological wellbeing and resilience in teams while supporting them to continue to deliver projects, services and high-quality care to patients. 

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British Islamic Medical Association

The British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA) is a democratic, national organisation that aims to unite, inspire and serve Muslim Healthcare professionals in the UK. Please visit the link below for resources regarding Covid, Ramadan, events and other projects.

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Dispelling Vaccine Myths - animation

Our Communications Manager, Dani Neale, has produced an animation which attempts to dispel some of the myths that vaccines are unsafe because the research was rushed. It's been tested out on some of our wonderful North West London research champions and the wider PPIE community in NWL. It's now on NIHRtv (subtitles to be added shortly.)

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eHub Guide for Practice Admin & Reception Teams

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Remote consultation and triaging

The RCGP has pulled resources together on remote consultation, which includes advice on adapting to changing consultation formats and best practice for online and telephone triage appointments. 

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Safeguarding adults during COVID-19

This link is to recent webinar from the RCGP on Adult Safeguarding during COVID (child safeguarding webinar to be added shortly), this webinar focuses on:

·        How COVID-19 has amplified adult safeguarding issues and brought new safeguarding challenges
·        How to identify and manage adult safeguarding issues when working remotely
·        Issues around domestic abuse which has been increasing during lockdown.
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S1 remote training

All Classroom training at St Charles has been suspended until further notice. The online training will be either on Teams or WebEx so please download the Teams APP prior to the event, your trainer will send you a link two days before the event starts. 

The following courses are now available: SystmOne Basic Training, SystmOne for Senior Administrators, SystmOne Reporting.

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Digital tool for early cancer detection aimed at NWL clinicians

North West London CCGs have purchased a digital tool for early cancer detection for all clinicians in NWL to use. Some areas of London are already using this.

Please find enclosed two 20-minute training videos for SystmOne demonstrating how to use C the Signs, in particular, the risk assessment and safety netting features of the tool.

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Macmillan Cancer Support for primary care

Macmillan has produced a number of toolkits, guidance documents and online training modules to support GPs as they connect with cancer patients from early diagnosis through to after treatment, and at end-of-life. Supporting resources for people with cancer have also been developed to help effective signposting and to shape the future of primary care.

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10 Leaps forward - Innovation in the Pandemic


London South Bank University’s Health Systems Innovation Lab has been exploring innovation in the Pandemic. A number of changes to the health and care system have been identified. The team has reported that almost overnight, in some places, the NHS became a high performing health system for people with Covid-19 and that the NHS needs support to hold on to this progress and to use it to proactively shape the NHS from here on. LSBU has:

  • Undertaken a survey of NHS staff asking: "What do you want to keep and what should never be repeated".
  • Inquired through a series of Communities of Practice with NHS leaders on how to embed proactive leadership.
  • Prof Malby has been interviewing international leaders on the challenge facing health systems.

You can access the full report and findings here.

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Shielding vulnerable patients from Covid-19

RCGP e-learning resource

Advice on Covid-19 is changing day by day. A significant change was the recommendation that a group of high-risk patients should begin to shield. This means not leaving the house for any reason for a period of 12 weeks.

In this short module we identify this group and discuss the differences between shielding and social isolation, as well as the actions that GPs need to take now to identify this group, and inform those patients who have been wrongly told to shield. The resources and references page gives links to relevant public health and NHSE sites as well as information to help identify which patients on immunosuppressants should shield.

This resource was developed by RCGP Learning.

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Moving to online triage and consultations

On the 23 March 2020, Minal Bakhai hosted a webinar on how to establish a remote ‘total triage’ model in general practice in response to Covid-19. The webinar outlined practical steps colleagues in general practice should take to establish a ‘total triage’ model using online.

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Telephone Consultation & Triage Webinar Masterclass for Practice Nurses

Webinar by London GPs to look at how nurses can better carry-out remote consulting, focusing on telephone and video to facilitate consultations. Discusses the challenges encountered and methods that local GP Practices have adopted whilst managing Covid-19 issues.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) programme (HEE e-LfH)

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.

The programme includes key materials to help the health and care workforce respond to Coronavirus

New content added to the e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) Covid-19 Programme. Includes four learning paths for nurses and allied health professionals. As well as an additional list of resources from Royal Colleges and other professional bodies.

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COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus

Find out more about coronavirus and explore its worldwide implications.

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has worked with Future Learn to develop a new free to access online learning programme on COVID-19. 
Please refer to the link if anyone is interested in how we should respond to the outbreak.

The course is free for 5 weeks and starts on the 23 March 2020.

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The identification and management of Sepsis in Primary Care - e-learning module

Identifying and managing sepsis in primary care is an important measure in reducing deaths.

“THINK SEPSIS” is a Health Education England programme aimed at improving the diagnosis and management of those with sepsis. The learning materials that are available on this website support the early identification and management of sepsis.

This website has a film and a wide range of learning materials for primary care, secondary care and pediatrics.

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Target Ovarian Cancer Free Online Learning Modules

Free online learning modules

GPs have an essential role in the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Target Ovarian free online learning and training modules will help you stay up-to-date on the latest ovarian cancer information.

Target Ovarian Cancer provides a range of resources and information for GPs.

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Free Cancer Learning Resources

Self-directed and bite-size learning

Cancer Research UK has produced a range of free high-quality evidence-based bite-sized resources produced for GPs and healthcare professionals.

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Dementia Training Videos for Primary Care

Dementia GP Training Video

The South West Mental Health Clinical Network have produced a series of short training videos, aimed at GPs, on dementia. The purpose of these videos is to upskill and build upon existing knowledge of dementia to provide confidence to those involved in supporting patients who may be concerned, going through tests or for those who have been diagnosed with dementia.

These videos are presented by Dr Peter Bagshaw, a GP based in Somerset who is also the Clinical Lead for Dementia for the South West Mental Health Clinical Network and the Clinical Lead for Mental Health and Dementia at Somerset CCG. As a GP for over 30 years, Dr Bagshaw is passionate about improving dementia care and in the past has led service redesigns for dementia alongside sitting on the national Improvement and Assessment Framework dementia expert panel.

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Vulval cancer training resource

Free downloadable resources

Eve Appeal have launched a training resource for community and GP nurses as well as other healthcare professionals on vulval cancer and vulval diseases.

This resource will help healthcare professionals feel more confident carrying out examinations and knowing what to look out for with various vulval diseases and vulval cancer, helping facilitate the prevention and earlier diagnosis of vulval cancer.

The resource will also help healthcare professionals with supporting and caring for their patients who have been diagnosed with vulval cancer.

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Hypertension upskilling learning module

New upskilling module available via E-learning for Healthcare 

This 45 minute on-line upskilling learning module incorporates up to date guidelines and evidence based aims specifically addressing the needs for front-line primary care in the diagnosis and management of hypertension and CVD risk including familial hypercholesterolaemia, atrial fibrillation, dyslipidaemia and other cardiovascular disease related conditions.

This hypertension upskilling learning module has been accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), therefore, if you are a GP, you would be entitled to learning credits.

To access the new upskilling module, please click the link below. An account to ‘e-learning for Health’ is required to access this training module.

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Safeguarding Adults Level 3

This is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed by HEE and provides FREE level 3 adult safeguarding to registered healthcare professionals. 

This course contributes towards the achievement of Level 3 Safeguarding competencies, as set out in Safeguarding for Adults: Roles and Competencies. On this course, you’ll build the skills to ensure people at risk of abuse and neglect receive the care and protection they need to stay safe and unharmed.

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e-learning for Healthcare

e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) is a Health Education England (HEE) Programme working in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce.

The online training sessions enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point. They are designed and built to be engaging and interactive, using quality images, video, audio and animation to help users learn and retain knowledge. Content is presented using various templates such as ‘real-life’ scenarios, case studies and ‘knowledge bites’.

To sign up/register on to e-learning for Healthcare please click the link below

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