A course for nurses who currently undertake cervical cytology screening and require an update of their skills. The course comprises of a face to face study day which provides a refresher on taking cervical cytology samples and any changes in policy or procedure. The course adheres to the NHS Cervical Screening Programme Guidance for the training of cervical sample takers (PHE 2016).
EQUIP aims to improve the quality of care in chronic diseases in general practice through education, anticipatory care and audit by developing and utilising all the skills within the practice team. CCGs or practices can commission specific training ranging from accredited Health Care Assistant and Receptionist courses to specific clinical courses such as minor operations and anticoagulation courses through to employment law.
In relation to audit and the new contract, our audit co-ordinator and Audit & IT Lead are able to work with practices and advise on areas such as Read Code, QoF, CQRS, Admission Avoidance etc... EQUIP can provide training for all members of the primary health care team