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Mandatory Training and Core Role Specific TNA

Mandatory: training required by all permanent employees and included in all compliance reports (internal and external) provided centrally by Education, also used to determine incremental pay progression.

Core role specific: required only by specified staff groups, not reported as part of mandatory training KPI’s  and not used for incremental pay progression. Managed and reported by Subject Matter Experts but training records to be maintained on approved Learner Management System.

All are based on the National Core Skills Training Framework.

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Mandatory Training

Course title

Required refresher frequency

Audience

Corporate Induction

Once only at induction

All staff

Local Induction

Once only on induction

All staff

Resus Awareness

Once only at induction

All staff

Inclusion & Diversity, level 1

Once only at induction

All staff

Manual Handling Theory

Once only at induction

All staff

Health, Safety & Welfare

Three yearly

All staff

Fire Safety

Yearly

All staff

Infection Prevention & Control, level 1

Three yearly

All staff

Safeguarding Children and Adults, level 1

Three yearly

All staff

Information Governance

Yearly

All staff

Prevent Healthwrap

Three yearly

All staff

Conflict Resolution

 Three yearly

All Staff

 CSTF Role Specific TNA

Course title

 

Required refresher frequency

Required to attend

Inclusion & Diversity, Level 2

 

Once only

Recruiting managers (included in recruitment and selection training)

Manual Handling (load)

Two yearly

For training in inanimate object handling but includes an element of patient handling suitable to the role.

  • Porters

  • Mortuary Technicians

  • Neonatal staff

  • Audiology

  • Podiatrist

  • Orthoptist

  • Prosthetist/orthoptist

  • Umbrella (sexual health)

This list is not exhaustive. Please contact Manual Handling Training UHB for advice if you are unsure.

 

Three yearly

For training in handling inanimate loads in excess of 4kg, or push/pull equipment i.e. trollies and cages (no patient handling is covered).

  • Ward administrators

  • Administrative staff who regularly handle 4kg or more i.e. finance/libraries

  • Facilities

  • Non-Patient Transport/Drivers at managers risk management indicates

  • Estates

  • Medical engineering

  • Printing

  • Histopathology

  • Microbiology

  • Haematology

  • Biochemistry

  • Pathology

  • Biomedical scientists (BMS) and laboratory technicians/assistants

  • Pharmacy and assistants

  • Logistics and warehouse

  • Medical records 

  • Radiation physics and protection service (RRPPS)

  • Medical physics/electro biomedical engineering (EBME)

This list is not exhaustive. Please contact Manual Handling Training UHB for advice if you are unsure.

Manual Handling (patient)

Two yearly

For Patient facing clinical staff who move and handle patients as part of their duties.

  • Registered Nurses including Paediatric Nurses, midwives, nursing associates, nursing and midwifery assistants, nursery nurses (if working on post-natal wards) and trainee nursing associates

  • Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) including therapy staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language, dietitians and Therapy assistants)

  • Radiography (therapeutic and diagnostic radiographers and assistants – imaging, MRI/CT, radiotherapy)

  • Ambulance paramedics and healthcare assistants working under UHB

  • Emergency departments/AMU/MAU

  • Critical care and outreach

  • Surgical admission, day surgery and short stay

  • Theatre and EPOC staff including anaesthetics and pre-op, medical, surgical consultants, nursing, operating department practitioners (ODPs) and theatre support workers (TSW)

  • Endoscopy

  • Bank Staff e.g. Nursing, HCSW, ODO and ODP

  • Clinical staff within the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM)

  • Staff who work in patient departments including research nurses, clinical nurse specialists, diabetes research unit and research & development

  • Electrocardiogram

  • Lung Resource Centre

  • Endocrinology

  • Neurophysiology Clinic

  • Day surgery pre-admission screening

  • Nuclear medicine

  • Phlebotomy

  • Dentists and dental nurses

  • Breast Screening

  • Admission and discharge hubs

  • Pharmacy assistants who work in Ambulatory Care (QEHB only)

  • Medical staff including consultants, GPs, all training grades including FY1 and 2, CT and ST 1&2, physician associates, critical care, surgical, and theatre environments (not laboratory)

This list is not exhaustive. Please contact Manual Handling Training UHB for advice if you are unsure.

Clinical Resuscitation

Level 1

Annual

  • Porters

 

Level 2

 

Annual

 

  • Clinical staff with direct clinical care responsibilities including qualified healthcare professionals require Level 2 resuscitation training as a minimum i.e. all doctors, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

Level 3

Annual

  • Clinical staff including registered healthcare professionals with a responsibility to participate as part of the adult, paediatric or neonatal resuscitation team, working in acute areas such as ED, CCU, acute medicine, cardio physiology, interventional radiology and administering sedation in the care of dental or paediatric patients

Level  4

Four yearly with an annual update

  • Clinical staff including registered healthcare professionals with a responsibility to lead or be part of the trauma, adult, paediatric or neonatal resuscitation team, should undertake Advanced Life Support level training in the appropriate speciality group

Infection Prevention & Control, level 2

Annually

  • All healthcare staff groups involved in direct patient care or services

Safeguarding Adults and Children MCA and DOL’s, Level 3

Three yearly

  • All healthcare staff who undertake assessment, care, treatment, procedures, Non-clinical and clinical staff who have some degree of contact with children and young people and/or parents/carers

Clinically Enhanced Safeguarding Training, level 3

Annually

  • Registered practitioners and doctors that work in ED, paediatric, neonatal, sexual health 

  • Midwifery support workers, registered practitioners and doctors that work in maternity

  • Site leads

  •  Safeguarding champions

Medicines Management

Once only

All qualified healthcare professions (included in clinical induction)

Last reviewed: 14 May 2024