Training for frontline staff supporting children’s mental health

NHS frontline staff and volunteers that come into contact with children and young people can access a new psychological first aid training course developed by Public Health England (PHE). The free online course will help staff develop skills and confidence in providing psychological support to children and young people during crises situations such as COVID-19. The training focuses on helping them feel safe, connected, and supported, and prevent problems from occurring or worsening.

Suicide Prevention Training Workshop

Workshop overview

Suicide Prevention Training is an informative and thought provoking hour long webinar. The workshop is a safe, explorative space.

The objective of the workshop is to improve the ability to identify individuals who are suicidal and provide support to those individuals

After the training, workshop participants will have the following skills:

 Ability to understand Suicide risk and protective factors

 Ability to understand the Suicidal Person

 Ability to understand the Risk assessment and Risk Formulation

 Know how to help

The workshops topics include:

 Local statistics

 Understanding Suicide

 Understanding the Suicidal Person

 Risk assessment and Risk Formulation

 Safety planning

 Sources of help and information

For workshop dates and joining details, please click here.

Digital Skills Bitesize Training for Clinicians and Practice Staff

NHS Mail

How to use Outlook – Including:

  1. How to send and receive email
  2. How to set up your calendar
  3. Managing contacts
  4. How to use Tasks and Reminders

Bitesize training from Microsoft on using Outlook

Microsoft Teams

General help and support to start using Teams

Bitesize video training


PMA training supported by NHSX on how to use the NHS App as practice staff. The course will take 60 – 90 minutes and covers:

  • An overview of the App and why it has been developed
  • The registration process
  • How to prepare your practice systems to work with the App
  • How to communicate with your service users
  • A comprehensive set of support and resources

Toolkit for Practices

Video Consultations

How to use AccuRx (Youtube Video – 3.30 mins)

How to use AccuRx on SystmOne (Youtube Video – 1.28 mins)

How to use AccuRx on EMIS (Youtube Video – 1.22 mins)

The AccuRx channel (Youtube Videos)

Online Consultations

Engage Consult – Video tutorials including implementation at EMIS, Vision and SystmOne practices and training for clinical and admin staff

E-Consult – Training is split into clinical and non-clinical and can be completed within 20 minutes

This specific area also provides significant amounts of support information for practices.

Go to ‘login’

Password: econsultlogin


Microsoft office training videos, covering the very basics to formulas, pivot tables and formatting.

Health Education England E-Learning

E-learning for Healthcare

Health Education Englands e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) have released a Covid-19 training package which is free for all to access. The requirement to login has been removed but is important to note that if you wish to track your progress then you will need to sign in. There are packages tailored to different staffing groups which can be accessed here

Nurses deployed into Primary and Community Care

e-LfH have added a new learning pathway for nurses deployed into a Primary and Community Care setting; designed to help the health and care workforce respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. The new pathway can be found here.

Below is the full list of learning pathways available within the programme: