NHS Health Check Annual Update

Venue
Brook Way Activity Centre, Brook Way, Bradley Stoke
venue
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
tutors
Admin Contact
. Public Health Training (publichealthtraining@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
GP's / Health Practitioners
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Public Health & Wellbeing
Public Health & Wellbeing subcategories
Drugs and Alcohol / Getting Active / Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing / NHS Health Check / Smokefree
Event description

This is an updatefor both new and existing practitioners (e.g. Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants) who deliver the NHS Health Check in South Gloucestershire.



The update will include:

- How to bring your patients who are harder to reach into their NHS Health Check and provide appropriate support 

- How to take your patients through the Check and get the right local support (One You South Gloucestershire service overview)

- Dr Gregory Clarke - GP expert speaker on alcohol

- A chance to ask the panel anything you ever wanted to know about delivering the Check

- FREE lunch (served between 12.30-1.00pm)

Existing practitioners - The update will cover all of your NHS Health Check CPD requirement for the year.

New practitioners – are encouraged to attend the update. To attend the update please ensure you have completed your on line or work placed core skills training https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/nhs-health-check/ and the online Dementia training tool.

Experienced and NEW NHS Health Check practitioners, clinicians with a clinical responsibility for NHS Health Checks, and others with a particular interest in the programme

Please note that practitioners new to the NHS Health Check will be asked to complete an online NHS Health Check introduction (30minutes) prior to attendance.

*Please note: This course is a repeat of the course on 5th February 2020 i.e. practitioners DO NOT have to attend both.*
Learning outcomes
The aims of this course are:
a) to update practitioners’ awareness of current developments in the NHS Health Check programme, both local and national
b) to improve practitioners skills, knowledge and confidence in clinical aspects and lifestyle areas of the programme - this year with a focus on alcohol
c) to equip practitioners with the knowledge, confidence and skills to encourage harder to reach patients to have their NHS Health Check and provide appropriate support
d) to support practitioners to take higher risk patients through their NHS Health Check and get the right local support (One You South Gloucestershire service overview)
Start Date
Wednesday 27 November 2019
End Date
Wednesday 27 November 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 26 November 2019
Times
09:00 - 14:00
Maximum Places
50 
Cost
£0.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No