ACTION REQUIRED: Free training dates on delivering NHS Health Checks available for Hampshire contractors

For more information and to book a place, please read on...

The training is available for health check providers within primary care. It is being commissioned by Hampshire County Council and is provided by Unity, a Hampshire-based community service provider.

The training is taking place in locations across Hampshire throughout 2018 and will provide:

  • Latest guidance on best practice in delivering health checks
  • The rationale for health checks and an overview of cardiovascular disease
  • The Results booklet and referral thresholds
  • Enabling behaviour change and referring to services for further support

Training can be arranged for a number of staff at one location; if required, and usually runs from 10.00am until 4.30pm. An e-Learning module is sent to each attendee before the event, which must be completed prior to attending the training day.

For more information and to book a place, please email zoe.white@unityonline.org.uk. If health check providers have any queries relating to health checks or the training, contact HCC.hampshirehealthchecks@nhs.net.

A total of 15 training sessions took place during 2017 and feedback was very positive:

  • A very good course. All questions answered”.
  • “I feel more confident with patients and referrals and addressing their needs”.

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