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Code: SGC/19/975 Understanding your role in supporting children and families with Early Help

This ½ day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Partnership Support Team and is targeted at professionals working directly with children and families. Recognising when families need early support is everyone’s responsibility and this multi-agency course aims to give professionals the opportunity to understand more about Early Help and how early intervention can help to improve outcomes for children and their families. This course will also cover basic information about the Early Help/ SAFeh assessment and the processes and procedures for making a referral to South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services.

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1 03 October 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/161 BNSSG Smoking Cessation Conference

A Pfizer organised Smoking Cessation Conference for stop smoking advisors across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

This conference has external speakers including Dr Calvert (Southmead Respiratory Consultant), Adrian Riley (Team Leader Addiction & Recovery North Somerset Team), and Gay Sutherland (Clinical Psychologist).

There will be a range of topics covered including; Lung Cancer and Smoking, Cannabis and Tobacco Addiction, Treating Tobacco Dependence: What Works? And a look at the Smoking Cessation Pathway review and implementation.

Refreshments and lunch are provided. This full day conference will count as 1 CPD point.

Only advisors who have received the level 2 Stop Smoking Advisor training can attend.

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1 17 October 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Winter Gardens Map

Code: SGC/18/261 Smokefree Practitioner Training

A 2-day course to learn the evidence-based way to support clients to stop smoking. This course is aimed at GP and pharmacy staff working within South Gloucestershire. We will accept applicants from other settings on a case by case basis. Please email smokefree@southglos.gov.uk if you would like to discuss setting up a service in your setting.

Applicants from South Gloucestershire area only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/263 Smokefree Refresher Training

Suitable for practitioners who have attended the 2-day Smokefree practitioner training and would like to refresh their knowledge, skills and confidence. We recommend this training for those who have seen five clients or fewer within the last twelve months.

Please note - applicants must be working within South Gloucestershire

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1 05 November 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/159 NHS Health Check Annual Update


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.*

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1 27 November 2019 09:00 - 14:00 Brook Way Activity Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/976 Understanding your role in supporting children and families with Early Help

This ½ day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Partnership Support Team and is targeted at professionals working directly with children and families. Recognising when families need early support is everyone’s responsibility and this multi-agency course aims to give professionals the opportunity to understand more about Early Help and how early intervention can help to improve outcomes for children and their families. This course will also cover basic information about the Early Help/ SAFeh assessment and the processes and procedures for making a referral to South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 February 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/160 NHS Health Check Annual Update

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.

- 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 27th Nov 2019 i.e. practitioners DO NOT have to attend both.*

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 February 2020 09:00 - 14:00 Poole Court Map

Code: SGC/19/977 Understanding your role in supporting children and families with Early Help

This ½ day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire’s Early Help Partnership Support Team and is targeted at professionals working directly with children and families. Recognising when families need early support is everyone’s responsibility and this multi-agency course aims to give professionals the opportunity to understand more about Early Help and how early intervention can help to improve outcomes for children and their families. This course will also cover basic information about the Early Help/ SAFeh assessment and the processes and procedures for making a referral to South Gloucestershire’s Children’s Services.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map