The state of medical leadership and management training for junior doctors

Trainee doctors are very able individuals who are the future of the medical profession, and need to be valued, supported and motivated.

Recent events have dented their morale in the UK and we now need to take collective responsibility for improving the way they feel about their working environment.
Getting trainees involved in leadership will help us to do this.

Updated e4Equipment e-learning programme

The e4Equipment e-learning programme, which provides high quality training in the safe and effective use of medical equipment technology, has been fully reviewed and updated.

The programme was originally created in 2010 and this recent update means all 52 sessions now contain the most up-to-date and accurate information. As part of the update three new modules and nine new sessions have been added to the programme.

Immunisation e-learning programme now live

Immunisation is a highly successful public health intervention, saving thousands of lives every year. To ensure ongoing public confidence in vaccines and a high vaccine uptake, it is vital that all those who advise on and/or administer immunisations are confident, knowledgeable and up to date.

This e-learning programme has been designed in line with the recommendations made in the Public Health England (PHE) National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training.

e-Learning programme to give people a greater understanding of mindfulness

A new e-learning programme has been launched to give people, including health professionals a greater understanding of how mindfulness can support the people they are working with.

Introduction to Mindfulness is a simple and comprehensive e-learning programme which will provide people with an overview of what mindfulness is.

The programme has been developed by Health Education England’s Population Health and Prevention and e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) teams in partnership with MindEd.

Introducing Learning Paths on eFetal Monitoring

A new learning path structure for eFetal Monitoring (eFM) is now available.

The knowledge sessions and assessments now appear as a series of learning paths based upon levels of complexity. The four learning paths are:

  • Level 1 – Pathophysiology: Normal Fetal Heart Rate Pattern
  • Level 2 – Risk factors for Fetal Hypoxia
  • Level 3 – Pathophysiology: Complex Fetal Heart Rate Pattern
  • Level 4 – Complex Pregnancies

All previous knowledge sessions are still available and all user records are still accessible.

TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) News – March 2018

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all that is Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in healthcare. TEL News includes information from Health Education England’s (HEE) TEL Programme team, the e-Learning for Healthcare Programme, e-Learning and simulation Leads across the local offices and other updates we think you will find useful.

Human Factors Workshop

Human Factors Workshop
Tuesday 10th July 2018
This workshop is aimed at GP ST 1-3, newly qualified GPs and other GP colleagues
Workshop Topics: Basics of human factors / Communication skills / Bringing up concerns / Team work / Decision making
Speaker / Workshop Lead: Dr Rob Galloway

Reflection guidance for doctors

In October 2016, the Academy worked alongside the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child
Health, to produce guidance for doctors in training about entering information into an eportfolio.
In light of the recent discussions surrounding the legal case of Dr Bawa Garba
and the use of reflection, it has been agreed that the Academy will work with the General
Medical Council,