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FOI 0667 Core Essential Training 2019/20

Freedom of Information Request: 0667 2019/20

I would like to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, information around the training that you provide in terms of core essential training (training which every member of staff would require eg Fire Safety) and also Role Specific Training (the training that is deemed to be essential for particular roles e.g resuscitation).

  1. Please provide a ‘training matrix’ to identify;
  2. the training required for each staff group, including sub groups where there are differing requirements for staff in the same group (e.g Emergency departments/Paediatrics)
  3. the frequency of the training
  4. how the course is delivered e.g. Face-to-Face/elearning
  5. your KPI target for the training e.g. 95%, 100%

 

Compulsory Training Within CSTF
Subject Mandatory/Role Specific Audience Refresher Period Modem of Completion KPI target
 

Resuscitation Awareness

Mandatory All Staff Once Only  

F2F, E- Learning, leaflet

90%
Inclusion & Diversity level 1 Mandatory All Staff Once Only F2F, E- Learning, leaflet 90%
Manual Handling Theory Mandatory All Staff Once Only F2F, E- Learning, leaflet 90%
Health Safety & Welfare Mandatory All Staff 3 Yearly Workbook, E-Learning 90%
Fire Safety Mandatory All Staff Annual F2F, E-Learning 90%
Infection Control level 1 Mandatory All Staff 3 Yearly F2F, E- Learning in development 90%
SG Children & Adults Level 1 Mandatory All Staff 3 Yearly F2F, E- Learning, leaflet 90% int, 95% ext
Information Governance Mandatory All Staff Annual F2F, E-Learning 90%
Prevent Healthwrap Mandatory All Staff 3 Yearly F2F, E-Learning 90%
Manual Handling Load Role Specific  

Non-clinical staff who handle inanimate loads in excess of 4kgs as follows: Porters; Mortuary Technicians; Catering staff; Housekeepers; Warehouse staff; Healthcare Scientists; Laboratory Technicians; Pharmacy Technicians; Medical Records staff; Admin staff who handle in excess of 4kg, e.g., Finance staff; Ward Administrators. Also suitable for clinical staff working in the following services only: Umbrella; Neonatal; Podiatry.

3 Yearly F2F 90%
Manual Handling Patient Role Specific  

Clinical staff who handle patients as part of their duties as follows:
Registered Nurses and Midwives; Nursing Associates; Nursing and Midwifery Assistants; Nursery Nurses (if working on post-natal wards).
AHP’s – Therapy staff; Imaging staff; Theatre ODP’s
Junior Doctors – FY1 and 2; CT and ST 1&2
Pharmacy Technicians (if ward based)

2 Yearly F2F 90%
 

Clinical Resuscitation level 1

Role Specific Porters Annual F2F 90%
Clinical Resuscitation level 2 Role Specific  

Clinical staff with direct clinical care responsibilities including qualified healthcare professionals require Level 2 resuscitation training as a minimum E.g. All doctors, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals

Annual F2F 90%
Clinical Resuscitation level 3 Role Specific  

Clinical staff – 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 podiatric patients.

Annual F2F 90%
Clinical Resuscitation level 4 Role Specific  

Clinical staff – 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.

4 yrly, Annual updates F2F 90%
 

Infection Control level 2

 

Role Specific

 

All healthcare staff groups involved in direct patient care or services

 

Annual

 

F2F, E- learning

 

90%

Conflict Resolution (New Subject) Role Specific  

All healthcare staff groups involved in direct patient care or services

3 Yearly F2F, E-Learning 90%
Inclusion & Diversity Level 2 Role Specific  

All staff who attend Recruitment and selection training

Once Only F2F 90%

 

Compulsory Training outside of CSTF

Subject Mandatory/Role Specific Audience Refresher Period Modem of Completion KPI target
Corporate Induction  

Mandatory

All Staff Once Only F2F 90%
Local Induction  

Mandatory

All Staff Once Only F2F 90%

 

  1. Do you align with the UK Core Skills Framework?  

The subjects above are aligned with the core skills training framework. UHB are aligned with Equality & Diversity (please note our course is referred to as Inclusion & Diversity). Paediatric and Neonatal teams run their own sessions for Resuscitation but follow the same guidelines.

We are also aligned for Prevent awareness. Please find the Training Needs Analysis and Core Skills training Framework attached. Role Specific TNA CSTF England Subject Guide v1.0 Jan 20

  1. Do you categorise anything over and above UK Core Skills Framework as MUST DO essential training? 

The Trust also requires all staff to complete Corporate Induction and a Local induction.

  1. If you use elearning do you have specific time out for staff to do this? If so, how long has this been in place for?

As set out in our policies and procedures all staff are allowed time to do both Mandatory and Role Specific training. All E-Learning modules are standardised with their Face to Face sessions both in content and timing.

  1. If you use elearning do you have allocated equipment for staff to do this? If so, how long has this been in place for?

As a Trust all main sites have Libraries with PCs which any member of staff can access and also has an IT suite with IT equipment for staff to use, there are also Educational PC’s available on certain sites. The system we use also allows for non-desktop usage such as tablets and Mobile Phones. The new UHB Moodle e-learning site which went live in January 2020 is a web based which staff can access allowing log in from outside of the Trust. Previously for staff at Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals the Moodle site was also web based and the Moodle site for staff at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham could only be accessed on site.

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