Training

We believe that those who deliver NHS Health Checks are critical to the success of the programme. We also believe that anyone who delivers a check should know why and how they are asking specific questions; doing specific measurements; what the results mean and how to communicate those results to patients.   Our training at has evolved over the years by working closely with local commissioners and the national team to ensure that we continually provide high-quality training that is fit for purpose.

Underpinned by the Competency Framework we believe that the best way to learn is through interactive, fun and engaging training; Laughing while learning. Building the foundations of core knowledge then re-enforcing with practical examples helps delegates to learn and retain the important information needed to deliver effective NHS Health Checks.

Our experienced trainers are experts in the delivery to the whole spectrum of health care professionals involved with NHS Health Checks, with the ability to adapt the sessions to cover all training needs.

We:

  • Incorporate local templates, pathways and lifestyle offerings into our training wherever requested.
  • Like to support local authorities in developing their own training programmes.
  • Include an online booking service.
  • Provide staff surveys for providers these questions can be tailored) before and after the training courses to measure real change.
  • Are flexible and training courses can be organised for the daytime or evenings.
  • Provide Commissioners a tailored evaluation including trainer feedback for all Study Days.

Training is either held at our offices in Central London or in locally commissioned areas.

If you would like to book a place on any of the courses below or discuss your training needs further please contact Chris Walker on 0330 124 1966 or email info@smarthealthsolutions.co.uk

 

 

“All Practice Managers going on this. Also, a lead GP so that everyone is really singing from the same song sheet.”

Nurse

 

 

“Clear information, nicely paced, This was like having one to one training. Very informative, able to ask questions”

Service Manager

 

“Thank you to the trainer I thought she was very good and engaging and coped with larger numbers than expected and confusion over the start time.”

Nurse

 

 

“Great session – great presentation – very informative in a clear intelligible way – made sense of risk for the first time.”

Practice Nurse

“I am more confident to explain the QRisk2 to the patient”

Nurse

“I will be able to do NHS Healthcheck properly. Have gained more knowledge about Cholesterol, Audit-C and Qrisk”

Nurse

“Brilliant course. Really good conversation and talking points”

Practice Nurse

“I feel more confident doing NHS Health Check and advising patients”

HCA

“Implementing what I learnt into patient service, explaining and discussing it in a way patients understand.”

HCA

Understanding the delivery of NHS Health Checks

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Description:
Comprehensive full days training underpinned by the NHS Health Check Competency Framework to improve knowledge, skills and confidence.

Duration:  Full Day
Price:  £165 + VAT

Sessions: Link to diary page

 

Practical Skills for Health Checks

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Description:
The theory and practical session for the skills needed to successfully deliver an NHS Health Check including, blood pressure, pulse taking, height, weight, BMI and waist circumference.

Duration:  Half Day
Price:  £99 + VAT

Sessions:
Please email info@smarthealthsolutions.co.uk to enquire about upcoming dates

After the Health Check

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Description:
What should happen and why in practice in the assessment, diagnosis and initial treatment for hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, atrial fibrillation and familial hypercholesterolemia.

Duration:  Half Day
Price:  £99 + VAT

Sessions:
Please email info@smarthealthsolutions.co.uk to enquire about upcoming dates

NHS Health Checks Update

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Description:
For anyone who has previously attended a full day covering latest national updates, revisit communication of CVD risk along with troubleshooting and sharing good practice.

Duration:  Half Day
Price:  £99 + VAT plus £19 for RSPH Exam

Sessions: Link to diary page

 

Behaviour Change – Level 2

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Description:
2 day, RSPH Level 2 Award training providing the knowledge, skills and confidence to offer opportunistic brief advice and motivational interviewing for behaviour change.

Duration:  2 Days
Price:  £295 + VAT

Sessions:
Please email info@smarthealthsolutions.co.uk to enquire about upcoming dates

Dementia Prevention & Risk Messaging in the NHS Health Check

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Description:
Interactive workshop, underpinned by the Best Practice Guide, providing the knowledge and understanding to support them carrying out dementia risk reduction messaging in the NHS Health Check.

Duration:  Half day
Price:  £125 + VAT

Sessions: Link to diary page

HCA Accountability

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Description:
Training for HCAs in development of their role to ensure: safety, accountability, delegation, record keeping and continuing professional development.

Duration: Half Day
Price:  £99 + VAT

Sessions:
Please email info@smarthealthsolutions.co.uk to enquire about upcoming dates