HEE South West Multi-Professional Educational Conference – Friday 14th October

Available to all staff

All GradesNorthEastWest

The aim of this conference is to re-connect educators from the multi-professional arena across the South West, to enable working together for a better future in healthcare practice and education.

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Dorset Domestic Abuse Awareness Training – Oct 2022

Available to all Dorset staff

All GradesEast

The Dragonfly Project develops community-based support for people affected by domestic abuse. Dragonfly champions are trained to provide a listening ear and a link to domestic abuse support agencies so that people who are isolated have access to help.

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The Self Aware Leader – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Leading and Managing Change – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Planning & Performance Management – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Leading & Managing Teams – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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Virtual one-day workshop via Ioda Ltd.

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Inclusive Leadership – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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Virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. This workshop will contribute to achieving the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Award in Leadership and Management at either Level 3 or 5.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Managing Teams Remotely – 20th Mar 2023

Open to all staff

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This masterclass has been designed to support mangers in keeping their teams engaged and healthy, as well as managing team and individual performance with the shift to more remote working.  It is aimed at managers who manage remote working teams, whether geographically dispersed or because team members are working from home.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Staying Connected – 11th Jan 2023

Open to all staff

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Most organisations had a well-thought-out plan of how to operate. However, COVID-19 likely threw a massive wrench into the process; lives and workplace environments have changed enormously. People had to learn to work with others in a completely different way.
During this masterclass, we will discuss practical strategies and techniques on how to stay connected with others to build and maintain healthy relationships. We will explore the three main elements of connecting with others including some practical strategies and tips to maintain contact and ensure healthy relationships with your team.

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Virtual – 60 – 90 mins – Maintaining personal resilience – 13th Dec 2022

Open to all staff

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Resilience – a phrase of the 21st century but what does it really mean in the context of work?

Resilience is the ability to quickly recover from obstacles and tackle current challenges head on. Resilient people have the energy, flexibility, mental agility and networks of support to consistently perform at their best.

In this masterclass, you will explore the tools you and your team need to manage stress at work, thrive through change, create productive work environments, and build strong support networks. You will be provided with a range of tips and strategies to maintain personal resilience and positive welfare.

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Virtual – 60 – 90 mins – Helping People to Help Themselves – 29th Nov 2022

Open to all staff

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There is the age-old question “Am I helping in a way that helps?”.
During this masterclass, you will explore the role of inclusive leadership and emotional intelligence in gaining the support of others to enable greater empowerment and delegation. You will explore the concept of the Leadership Shadow, understand the importance of trust in a team and how you develop the aptitude of others to take responsibility for the success of the team.

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Virtual – 60 -90 mins – Managing Your Unconscious Bias – 2nd Nov – 2022

Open to all staff

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Examining the concept of unconscious bias from a practical perspective and how it can positively or negatively impact on individual behaviour towards others, this workshop uses a range of methods to engage you in a non-threatening and often fun way, highlighting the need for self-reflection and self-awareness to be truly inclusive.

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VIRTUAL – 60-90 MINS – Maintaining health & wellbeing – 09:30 – 19th Oct 2022

Open to all staff

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Through the exploration of the meaning of health and wellbeing, you will begin to develop and identify individual, team and organisation pathways of support to build well-being habits. You will discover how to raise awareness of mental health issues, helping yourselves or others who are struggling at work whilst addressing the needs of the organisation.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Managing Teams Back into the Workplace – 09:30 – 22nd Sep 2022

Open to all staff

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In our safe learning environment, you will be given the opportunity to discuss, explore and develop your understanding of managing teams back into the workplace. You will explore a range of practical tips and strategies, through tutor facilitation and delegate engagement, creating interaction and participation at all times. You will discover the challenges that managers and teams encounter when returning to the workplace and receive practical tips and strategies to overcome them.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Let’s Talk About Race – 09:30 – 4th Oct 2022

Open to all staff

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There are many myths around the topical and potentially contentious issues such as #BlackLivesMatter. This masterclass provides clear and objective explanations behind the subject of Race and Ethnicity and allows you to make your objective assessment and decisions to inform your behaviours and actions.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Everyday Leadership – 09:30 – 6th Sept 2022

Open to all staff

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Inclusive leaders are inspirational individuals, not necessarily in leadership roles, and can be anywhere within a business. Developing your knowledge and understanding of being an inclusive leader and, as importantly, how this is practically applied back in the workplace, you will explore a range of techniques which will inspire, empower and provide you with practical skills to ‘make things happen’.

Professional ways of challenging instances of inappropriate behaviour can make a real difference to people’s working lives, health and wellbeing.

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ReSPECT, TEP forms myth-busting & Q&A – 6th Sep 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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6th Sep 2022 - 13:00
Open to all All staff & students. The Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) has been implemented across BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire from 4 October 2021. This replaces the DNACPR and TEP forms within BSW by October 2022.

This session aims to inform on the use of the ReSPECT form with an added Q&A session, and will touch on similar forms used in other areas.

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Protected: IOSH Virtual Training

Closed run

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IOSH Managing Safely on-line course

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Q&A session – Palliative & End-of-life care training -Multiple dates 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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*THIS IS THE Q&A SESSION EVENT PAGE*
A three-step course aiming to deliver practical, focused, frontline palliative care skills and knowledge to all ambulance clinicians across the whole Southwest. The first step will be a focused handbook on palliative care, sent out before the course start date.
The second step is a virtual, interactive teaching day on July 12th. During this day we will build on the concepts in the handbook.
The final step will be to attend a 1-hour Q&A session. This will allow you to ask any specific questions to a palliative care specialist.

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Teaching session – Palliative & End-of-life care training – Recorded session

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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Open to all All staff & students. A three-step course aiming to deliver practical, focused, frontline palliative care skills and knowledge to all ambulance clinicians across the whole Southwest. The first step will be a focused handbook on palliative care, sent out before the course start date.
The second step is a virtual, interactive teaching day on July 12th. (*This is now a recorded session for those that couldn't attend*). During this day we will build on the concepts in the handbook. .
The final step will be to attend a 1-hour Q&A session. This will allow you to ask any specific questions to a palliative care specialist.

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UoP – Advancing Practice in Context 2022/23

For registered practitioners working in an area of practice that will allow you to meet the module outcomes, with previous study at degree level or equivalent.

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Develop your critical and professional understanding within advancing practice with this 20 credit masters level module.

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UoP – Substantive Professional Project 2022/23

For registered practitioners working in an area of practice that will allow you to meet the module outcomes.

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This 40 credit masters level module will enable you to manage a practice development project within your workplace, with the support of your project supervisor.

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UoP – Advanced concepts in research: methodology and methods – 2022/23

You ideally will have previously studied to graduate level. Individuals without a degree may be eligible to apply providing they have appropriate practice-related experience relevant to the programme they wish to undertake.

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This 20 credit module aims to increase knowledge and skills of practitioners working in urgent, emergency and acute care settings and who work with individuals experiencing mental health issues.

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UoP – Advanced Assessment for Clinical Practice 2022/23

For registered practitioners working in an area of practice that will allow you to meet the module outcomes. Need to have already completed APP701.

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Develop your consultation, clinical examination and data interpretation skills with this 20 credit masters level module.

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Making Sense of Health Research Annual Conference – 21st Sep -2022

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Making Sense of Evidence Annual Conference, 21 September 2022 -
Buckfast Abbey Conference centre 21 September 2022, 9.30 am - 4.30 pm.
The conference will include a plenary from Professor Amanda Burls and a choice of workshops which will be open to members of the public, doctors, allied health professionals, nurses, public health professionals and therapists within the South West Peninsula (Cornwall, Devon and South Somerset).

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Dissertation – UWE 2022/23

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The Dissertation will comprise individual learning contracts in order to facilitate self directed learning with a supportive facilitator. You will also be supported by workshops, which will put emphasis on your participation.

Available as a 40 credit module - UZWRG9-40-3

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*VIRTUAL* AET Award in Education & Training – Learning Curve Group -2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

100% attendance - 5 days & portfolio submission - Open to ALL staff

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*This course is provide by an external provider, to assist the internal faculty in managing demand. The internal faculty courses will still continue to run alongside these*

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training replaces the Level 3 qualification in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS). Upon completion, you will be able to begin a career within a teaching environment as a support function, assisting teachers. It’s a great course for anyone wanting to get into teaching and is a fantastic stepping stone from an Assessor’s qualification or on to the Level 4 Certificate to become a teacher of adult education.

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*VIRTUAL* CET – Certificate in Education & Training – Learning Curve Group -2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

100% attendance - 5 days & portfolio submission - open to all staff who meet the entry criteria

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The NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is what you will need if you want to teach within the further education or lifelong learning sector, teaching adults.
Suitable for a wide range of trainee teachers, this qualification gives you the necessary understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher.

This course requires 100% attendance of  14 taught days by the awarding body to achieve the qualification. It also requires you to submit a portfolio of work. Failure to do so will mean you will not pass the course. Please think carefully about whether you can commit to this before applying.

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UWE – Leadership and Innovation – 2022/23

L6 or M - 20 Credits

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The Leadership and Innovation module (UZTSVU-20-3/UZTSVV-20-M) will allow you to critically reflect on the development of your own leadership skills to consider how best to deliver and enhance collaborative working across organisational boundaries and systems.

Leadership and Innovation at UWE can be studied at level 3 or Masters level.

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SWASFT Practice Educator – (non-accredited) e-learning module – CoP endorsed

All staff - All depts

Distance LearningAll Grades

This e-learning course has been written by SWASFT to align with the CoP practice education guidance and has been written primarily with clinicians in mind. It is endorsed by the CoP and suitable for the NQP portfolio.
However, this non-accredited course is suitable for any staff who is involved in practice education or mentorship of other staff, and the learning outcomes and content are universal.

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The Science of Happiness – OCT / NOV 2022 – Dates TBC

All staff - All depts

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June 22nd start - 4 weeks drop in sessions & optional (recommended) live lecture every Wed evening.

This course is not like most others we have advertised on SWASTCPD.
This course is not a wellbeing or self help course to improve your mental health and happiness; it is a course to explore the understand the what, how and why of happiness based on rigorous evidence based and peer reviewed science. But, when people complete this course, there has been a clear and measurable significant positive effect on student's mental well-being.

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PARACHUTE-2 Study – expressions of interest – 01/04/22

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

All Grades

Following the peer reviewed PARACHUTE study in 2018, dealing with low altitude aircraft related trauma injuries -PARACHUTE-2 has been launched  - expressions of interest now open

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*VIRTUAL* AET Award in Education & Training 2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

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AET provides the minimum statutory standard for those entering the teaching profession. The main objective of the qualification is to equip the individual with the skills and knowledge to begin a teaching career within the learning sector.

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Protected: Comings Soon – *VIRTUAL* Clinical Supervision Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

All GradesRegistered CliniciansNorthEastWestDistance LearningStudents

Clinical Supervision is the title given to the concept of providing a safe, structured space for staff to talk about anything that relates to work. The sessions is open to all SWAST staff, students and volunteers who would like a chat about work-related issues in a safe space.

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Epilepsy Awareness Training 2022 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff

All GradesNorthEastWest

This course is offered free to all SWAST staff and is intended for any professional working with people who have epilepsy. It covers epilepsy awareness to International League against Epilepsy standard (ILAE).

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UWE Health & Social Care Research: Methods & Methodology 2022/23

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The Health and Social Care Research: Methods and Methodology Masters level module is available at both 15 or 20 credits. There is also a 15 credit distance learning option available.
*This is a core module for the Advanced Practice MSc*

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ICD & Pacemaker confidence & Myth Busting

all staff

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Senior Cardiac Physiologist presenting a short virtual session -Helping you to understand the need to know basics of pacemakers and ICDs and debunking the myths about them.

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Airway CPD Workshops 2022 – Multiple Dates

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This practical CPD session gives clinicians the opportunity to refresh their airway management skills in a relaxed and informal setting; through a variety of skills stations, clinical discussions and scenario-based training.

Taught by Specialist Paramedics in Critical Care from across the Trust, this Airway workshop aims to cover topics such as:

- Escalation of airway management techniques
- Oxygenation and ventilation strategies
- End-Tidal CO2 waveforms and their clinical significance.

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SORT & MTA Training – Expressions of interest – All grades

Available to all operational & bank staff

All GradesNorthEastWest

Open to all clinical grades and part time and bank staff.
Expressions of interest

This course will train you to form part of the specialist assets that respond to these incidents and to support the overall care of casualties in adverse environments whilst utilising safe systems of work which protects you and others.

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*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Evidence Search Skills Session 2022 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff & students

All GradesDistance Learning

2hr virtual course led by NHS library staff giving you the tools and tips to access and effectively search health information resources available to SWASFT, to support your CPD and research skills.

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Addison’s Disease Awareness Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

All GradesNorthEastWestDistance Learning

A virtual session presented by two ADSHG volunteers via Zoom, the Addison's Disease Awareness Session will improve your knowledge and understanding of this invisible disease, including how to spot the signs of Addison's Disease.

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Virtual Pre-Hospital Burns 2022 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

All GradesNorthEastWest

The ever popular Pre-Hospital burns course is back virtually. Specialist Burns Nurse Nicola Beavan presenting on - all types of burns that can be encountered, what they can be caused by and how to control and even stop them from occurring.

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Introduction to ECGs 2022 – Derriford – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

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An introduction to ECGs - A real 'start at the beginning' refresher session for those new to ECGs, those who feel they want to refresh right from the start of ECGs, or anyone who wants to go back and in over the foundations again. 

This course is open to ALL staff and Paramedic Science students, but Paramedic grade are advised to attend ECG Level 1 to ensure that they meet the minimum Trust standard.

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ECG Training: Level 1- Staverton airport- multiple dates 2022

Available to all staff & students

All GradesRegistered CliniciansNorthStudents

Covering:
• Basic cardiac anatomy and physiology
• Cardiac conduction pathways
• How ECGs work
• Understanding the parts of an ECG complex
• EPCR tips and tricks
• Recognising arrhythmias

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Autism E-Learning- Glos Staff only

Available to all staff

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You can now access e-learning modules, produced by the National Autistic Society (NAS), to develop your knowledge of autism. These e-learning modules are fully funded, and therefore free to access, for anyone living or working in Gloucestershire.

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Zero Suicide Alliance- Suicide Prevention e-Learning

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

A free online educational resource from the Zero Suicide Alliance.

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ELfH- Suicide Prevention e-Learning

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

A free online educational resource from ELfH that will be recorded on ESR for your CPD.

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Diabetes Injection Technique and Safety: Online Learning

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

This free online learning programme aims to support healthcare professionals in their management and care of people with diabetes who use injectable therapies.

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ECG Online Resources

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

A collection of ECG Distance Learning resources available online.

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Typing Courses

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

Free online typing lessons and games.

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NHS IT Skills -Digital Learning Solutions

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

Customisable IT training for all staff on Microsoft Office products, from basic through to advanced.
Access outside of work.
Outlook- Excel- Word- Power Point and more. Bite sized, no time limits. Free yourself from frustration.

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Category C1 License Acquisition

University Student Paramedics

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Category C1 Driving Course

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NCFE Level 2 Distance Learning

Available to all staff

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Distance learning courses in a wide range of different topics. These courses are externally funded, provided & managed. SWAST provide signposting to this FREE education & support enrolling only. Eliglibilty criteria are not set by SWAST.

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Diabetes Education Programme

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

Diabetes Distance Learning aims to develop knowledge and role relevant skills.

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