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Health and Safety for Healthcare

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 - 2 hours
towards your CPD

This course is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations, though the information is applicable to anyone working in the healthcare sector and looks at the duties of both employer and employees. Having completed this course, learners should have: a better understanding of health and safety legislation; an overview of health, safety and security, occupational health, ergonomics and well-being provision; an understanding of a risk assessment process within the Trust; knowledge of incident reporting processes within the Trust.

Having completed the module you should have:

  • a better understanding of health and safety legislation
  • an overview of health, safety and security, occupational health, ergonomics and well-being provision
  • a risk assessment process within the Trust
  • knowledge of incident reporting processes within the Trust

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Sections within the module include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Complying with Health and Safety Regulations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Recognising and Reporting Hazards

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations, though the information is applicable to anyone working in the healthcare sector with responsibilities for catheterisation


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 - 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


When you successfully complete this module, you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.

What our customers have said

The whole set up is quite good and easy.The module is relevant
18/02/2016 SN
Easy to understand and a lot of helpful info.
08/10/2015 JB
It was all interesting.
30/07/2015 EL
You can work at your own pace
LT 10/03/2015
Easy to navigate and also to do in your own time.
MP 15/02/2015
Understanding health and safety regulations, risks assessments, duties etc
AM 09/11/2014
I liked that it was very interesting and educational
MM 20/03/2014
The Course was easily readable and not too much information per page.
KW 26/02/2014
I think it made a very dull but important subject interesting
AR 07/02/2014div>
The different boxes and ways of giving information were more interesting than just reading a lot of text
PB 31/12/2013
Easy to access and understand.
MS 15/11/2013
The simplicity!
CD 21/10/2013div>
I think this course is easy to use and navigate through
KE 16/08/2013
I think the module itself is very informative and well laid out. Easy to understand terminology and well explained
AB 12/08/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 880589.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 - 2 hours.

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