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Beds and Herts LMC Ltd

01438880010

The Shires
Astonbury Farm
Astonbury Lane
Aston
Stevenage
SG2 7EG

Upcoming Events

September 2019

Summarising Medical Notes

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
£105

The aim of this half day interactive workshop is to provide information regarding all aspects of the process of summarising medical notes. The workshop will aim to bring clarity and consistency to the summarising process whilst providing those staff responsible for summarising with key information regarding the production of valid and accurate summaries. The relevance of electronic medical records will be explored in relation to current developments within the NHS. The impact of particular clinical data will be covered with…

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Understanding Medical Terminology

September 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

Aims and Objectives:Aims and Objectives:The Understanding Medical Terminology Course is designed to give delegates a grounding in the basic structure of medical terminology and knowledge of terminology relating to certain medical specialities in order to develop their own competence and confidence and maximise the effectiveness of patient care.The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to: Acquire a basic knowledge in the use of medical prefixes and suffixes; Recognise the structure of medical terms; Obtain a…

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Level 3 Safeguarding Children in Primary Care Conference

September 17 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

In partnership with Beds & Herts LMC, East & North Herts CCG and Herts Valleys CCG, this important event is compliant with Level 3 Safeguarding Children training and is aimed at GPs, Nurses and Safeguarding Leads working in Hertfordshire. Multi-agencies will share their local knowledge on topical themes in Hertfordshire, focusing on the pathways specific to health professionals working in primary care. This event is FREE to attend but you will be charged if you are unable to attend without…

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Immunisation Update for Nurses

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
£105

An interactive study session reviewing the theory and practice of routine childhood and adult immunisation and vaccination. All immunisers are expected to attend annual updates which comply with the HPA Minimum Standards for Immunisation training (2005). The following course content meets these requirements. The course is suitable as an annual update for those who are regularly immunising or advising on immunisation and assumes you have already received basic/introductory training. This update does not train you to administer vaccinations. Booking Form

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Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles Update

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£85

A review of the theory and practice of flu, pneumococcal and shingles immunisation for those currently giving just flu and/or pneumococcal and/or shingles immunisations in their workplace. Meets the HPA recommendations for immunisers annual update. PLEASE NOTE: This is just an update for experienced immunisers - you cannot administer vaccinations without completing the introductory course. Nurses are welcome but may prefer the Immunisation Update course in the morning which is specific for nurses and includes all vaccinations. Booking Form

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October 2019

Supervisory Skills for new team leaders/managers

£145

This one-day workshop, especially designed for supervisors and team leaders (admin and clinical), will provide a clear understanding of the role and responsibility of the supervisor in General Practice. The course includes many practical examples of managing people in small teams, focusing on how to motivate staff, how to provide feedback and how to handle difficult situations. The workshop will help delegates improve their personal effectiveness and organisational skills, as well as ensuring the efficiency of a well-motivated and happy…

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Pill Check and Contraceptive Advice Training for Nurses

£145

A training session designed to equip practice nurses with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out a thorough and effective pill check and general contraceptive consultation. Provides an overview of all methods of contraception. Booking Form

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A Mindful Consultation Workshop

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Redbourn Village Hall, 63 High Street, AL37LW United Kingdom + Google Map
£145

Are you suffering with stress, burnout or compassion fatigue? Would you like to enhance your consultation skills, improve your wellbeing, job satisfaction, sense of balance, relationship with patients and colleagues? As clinicians we are faced with enormous workload and constant pressure to make quick and critical decisions. This inevitably leads to increasing poor performance, exhaustion, compassion fatigue, work-life imbalance, stress, burnout, mental and physical ill-health. How many of us can relate to this? As a working mum and GP I…

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Effective Staff Appraisals

£145

It is essential that those carrying out appraisals are trained and competent. An appraisal should be motivating, encouraging and rewarding, and at times will need to be challenging. All this requires self-awareness and objectivity on the part of the appraiser, as well as excellent communication and listening skills. This one-day workshop has been designed to ensure that appraisers have all the necessary skills to carry out individual appraisals and to develop an effective staff appraisal system. Booking Form

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Introduction to Phlebotomy

£105

This course is aimed at those new to phlebotomy (venepuncture) - an introduction the theory and practice of taking blood from the arm and dorsum of the hand. All delegates will receive a PCCPD certificate of attendance and a workbook to take back to their workplace. Booking Form

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Phlebotomy Update

£85

This course is aimed at those who are currently taking venous blood samples and wish to update their phlebotomy (venepuncture) skills and demonstrate their continuing competence - includes a review of the theory and practice of taking blood from the arm and dorsum of the hand. Booking Form

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Travel Health Update for Nurses

£105

This interactive study session, designed for those already undertaking travel health consultations, reviews the theory and practice of travel health risk assessment, travel health advice and vaccination. PLEASE NOTE: This is an update course for experienced immunisers and does NOT provide you with training to administer immunisations if you are new to it - you would need to attend an introductory course. Booking Form

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Ear Irrigation (Syringing) Update

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
£85

A review of the theory and practice of ear irrigation (ear syringing) using the Propulse irrigator for those currently undertaking ear irrigation in their workplace. This update is aimed at those practitioners who have previously attended an introductory course and wish to update their knowledge and skills and demonstrate their continuing competence. Booking Form

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Effective Chaperoning

£75

This course is aimed at non-clinical staff, including receptionists, medical secretaries, practice managers, working within the healthcare environment who may be called upon to act as a formal chaperone, encouraging them to explore their roles and responsibilities when asked to chaperone patients. Booking Form

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Adult Safeguarding: Domestic Abuse for Herts Practice

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The View (Panshanger Golf Club), Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City AL7 2ED United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

The aims of the training are for healthcare professionals to expand on their existing knowledge of domestic abuse and will cover the following: The dynamics of coercive control Extent of domestic abuse The complexities of why victims find it difficult to leave The role of general practice in recognising and responding to domestic abuse The available support options for victims High risk factors for serious harm and homicide Booking form

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November 2019

Summarising Medical Notes

£105

The aim of this half day interactive workshop is to provide information regarding all aspects of the process of summarising medical notes. The workshop will aim to bring clarity and consistency to the summarising process whilst providing those staff responsible for summarising with key information regarding the production of valid and accurate summaries. The relevance of electronic medical records will be explored in relation to current developments within the NHS. The impact of particular clinical data will be covered with…

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Basic Life Support, Anaphylaxis & Defib

£45

This BLS training will be informal but highly professional, interactive as well as fun! NHS guidelines are that BLS and Anaphylaxis Management training should be annual for all clinical staff and every 3 years for non-clinical staff. Training will be delivered by individuals with direct experience of carrying out resuscitation on adults, children and infants; and with personal experience of anaphylaxis, ensuring all training is conducted with authority and a high degree of professionalism. Training will cover adult, child and…

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Prescriptions & Prescribing Explained

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
£145

For non-clinical staff dealing with prescriptions on a regular basis and who would benefit from a greater understanding. Drug development and naming of drugs Drug classifications Prescription Content Safety and Security of Prescriptions Cost of prescriptions Drug Wastage & Synchronisation of prescriptions Journey of a prescription Errors The role of the prescription clerk Booking Form

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Level 3 Safeguarding Children in Primary Care Conference

November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

In partnership with Beds & Herts LMC, East & North Herts CCG and Herts Valleys CCG, this important event is compliant with Level 3 Safeguarding Children training and is aimed at GPs, Nurses and Safeguarding Leads working in Hertfordshire. Multi-agencies will share their local knowledge on topical themes in Hertfordshire, focusing on the pathways specific to health professionals working in primary care. This event is FREE to attend but you will be charged if you are unable to attend without…

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Introduction to Asthma and COPD for HCAs

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

Intro to Asthma: - This session aims to provide theoretical knowledge and practical experience to enable Healthcare Assistants in general practice to assist in asthma clinics in a safe, confident manner according to current standards and guidelines. It is also suitable for practice nurses who are new to respiratory care and wish to develop a basic understanding of asthma including related policies and guidelines and current evidence based diagnostic and treatment pathways. Intro to COPD: - This session aims to…

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Introduction to Ear Irrigation (Syringing)

November 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

The following course is aimed at those new to ear irrigation (syringing), teaching the theory and practice. Using the Propulse irrigator, it is based on the guidance and protocols set by the Rotherham Earcare Centre recognised for their excellence in evidence-based practice. Booking Form

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QOF Training

November 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
£95

Aims and Objectives The half day QOF course will enable delegates to have a better understanding of QOF in order to aid practice achievement of QOF targets. The course will enable delegates to: gain an understanding of how the Quality and Outcomes Framework fits into the workings of General Practice understand the current QOF clinical indicators and targets gain an understanding of the disease processes of the long-term conditions that form the QOF clinical indicators demonstrate a general understanding of…

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Advanced Medical Terminology

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

Aims and Objectives: The one-day Advanced Medical Terminology Course is designed to increase delegates’ knowledge of medical terminology in certain areas in order to develop their own competence and confidence and maximise the effectiveness of patient care. The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to: Consolidate their knowledge of medical terminology; State the meaning of medical prefixes and suffixes at an advanced level; Identify root words and basic anatomy of: Digestive system, Dermatology, Nervous system,…

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December 2019

Introduction to Asthma for Nurses

£145

This session aims to provide theoretical knowledge and practical experience to enable Healthcare Assistants in general practice to assist in asthma clinics in a safe, confident manner according to current standards and guidelines. It is also suitable for practice nurses who are new to respiratory care and wish to develop a basic understanding of asthma including related policies and guidelines and current evidence based diagnostic and treatment pathways. Aimed at Nurses Booking form

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Introduction to COPD for Nurses

December 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

This session aims to provide theoretical knowledge and practical experience to enable Healthcare Assistants in general practice to assist in COPD clinics in a safe, confident manner according to current standards and guidelines. It is also suitable for practice nurses who are new to respiratory care and wish to develop a basic understanding of COPD including related policies and guidelines and current evidence based diagnostic and treatment pathways. Aimed at Nurses Booking form

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January 2020

Understanding Investigations

January 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

Aims and Objectives: The Understanding Investigations Course will enable delegates to increase their knowledge of clinical investigations so enabling them to empathise with patients and increase the effectiveness of patient care. This course is for non clinicians and is equally suited to both new and experienced staff who have responsibility to administer investigations and results. It is also highly appropriate for staff who encounter pathology terms and abbreviations in the course of their work, and who would like to have…

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Pill Check & Contraceptive Advice

January 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
£145

A training session designed to equip practice nurses with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out a thorough and effective pill check and general contraceptive consultation. Provides an overview of all methods of contraception. Booking form

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Supervisory Skills

January 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

This one-day workshop, especially designed for supervisors and team leaders (admin and clinical), will provide a clear understanding of the role and responsibility of the supervisor in General Practice. The course includes many practical examples of managing people in small teams, focusing on how to motivate staff, how to provide feedback and how to handle difficult situations. The workshop will help delegates improve their personal effectiveness and organisational skills, as well as ensuring the efficiency of a well-motivated and happy…

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February 2020

Effective Appraisals

February 27, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

One day workshop for Managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors in Primary Care Booking form

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Effective Time Management & Dealing with Stress

February 27, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

One day workshop for Managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors in Primary Care Booking form

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March 2020

Understanding Medical Terminology

March 12, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

Aims and Objectives: The Understanding Medical Terminology Course is designed to give delegates a grounding in the basic structure of medical terminology and knowledge of terminology relating to certain medical specialities in order to develop their own competence and confidence and maximise the effectiveness of patient care. The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to: Acquire a basic knowledge in the use of medical prefixes and suffixes; Recognise the structure of medical terms; Obtain a…

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April 2020

Summarising Medical Notes

April 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
£105

The aim of this half day interactive workshop is to provide information regarding all aspects of the process of summarising medical notes. The workshop will aim to bring clarity and consistency to the summarising process whilst providing those staff responsible for summarising with key information regarding the production of valid and accurate summaries. The relevance of electronic medical records will be explored in relation to current developments within the NHS. The impact of particular clinical data will be covered with…

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Advanced Medical Terminology

April 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

Aims and Objectives: The one-day Advanced Medical Terminology Course is designed to increase delegates’ knowledge of medical terminology in certain areas in order to develop their own competence and confidence and maximise the effectiveness of patient care. The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to: Consolidate their knowledge of medical terminology; State the meaning of medical prefixes and suffixes at an advanced level; Identify root words and basic anatomy of: Digestive system, Dermatology, Nervous system,…

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May 2020

HCA new Immunisers Foundation Training (must attend both days 9-5)

May 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 15, 2020

£285

This course is a foundation for HCAs new to immunising. Updates for experienced immunisers are also available - please see our full programme of events. The course is bespoke immunisation training for Health Care Assistants (HCAs) is based on the “National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers” (HPA, 2012) http://immunisationsuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HCSW_Training_Standards_September_2015.pdf Booking form

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HCA new Immunisers Foundation Training (must attend both days 9-5)

May 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 15, 2020

£285

This course is a foundation for HCAs new to immunising. Updates for experienced immunisers are also available - please see our full programme of events. The course is bespoke immunisation training for Health Care Assistants (HCAs) is based on the “National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers” (HPA, 2012) http://immunisationsuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HCSW_Training_Standards_September_2015.pdf Booking form

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