|The Staff Library is inviting all staff to discover or rediscover a love of reading via the Six Book Challenge. Starting this month and running through until the end of June 2012, staff are encouraged to sign up to the challenge, which involves reading six books of their choice and writing a brief summary of their response to each book. There will be prizes along the way and entry into the final prize draw, as well as a completion certificate for each reader. We are kicking this event off with a Book Exchange during the week beginning February 13, where staff can bring any used fiction books to the library to swap for other titles or simply donate, and perhaps meet other interested readers. This will take place each day in the Library’s ‘Spirals’ meeting room between 12:30-1:30pm, although staff can come over any time that week as suits their schedules.|
It is a requirement of the NPSA report that all healthcare staff who are expected to prescribe, prepare or administer insulin complete the Diabetes UK e-learning programme
Can you please cascade to all staff in your areas who this may apply to and ensure that they complete the e-learning programme before 31st March 2012
To register for the programme at www.diabetes.nhs.uk staff will need their 8 digit ESR staff number found their payslip and will need to prefix this with the Trust number 209
Please follow the 10 steps below to register and access the training:
See www.diabetes.nhs.uk with you ESR number and Trust code to hand
- Select Safe Use of Insulin Module
- Click on e-learning courses link
- Click on “The 111 e-learning module is now available click here to access” button
- On Welcome Page selectEngland
- Register for the programme (Login if already registered)
- Accept terms and conditions box if registering for the first time
- Input ESR staff number with 209 prefix
- Complete Learner Tutorial
- Complete Safe Use of Insulin Modules and deliver safe care
Staff will need 2 hours time to register for and complete the e-learning programme which can be completed using computers available within the Trust’s Staff Library. Further support in accessing the module will also be available if required.
Other elearning modules at this website include:
Online e-learning modules
The British Tinnitus Association are hoping to raise awareness and help GPs to have a better understanding of the services available in secondary care, so as part of Tinnitus Awareness Week 2012 the BTA are encouraging audiology departments to:
- Put on a meeting or seminar for GPs to inform about the services available at their hospital
- Go out to GPs meetings to promote their hospital’s tinnitus service
The second and equally important part of Awareness Week will be encouraging BTA members, and indeed anyone with tinnitus or an interest in the condition, to take a copy or copies of our Ten Top Tinnitus Tips for GPs to their local surgery.
If you would like to get involved in raising awareness of tinnitus, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can download our information sheets from this website and if you would be able to hold an event to raise awareness or take copies of the Ten Top Tinnitus Tips for GPs to your local surgery we would love to hear more.
If you would like any further information please don’t hesitate to contact staff in the Staff Library.
The Ten Top Tinnitus Tips for GPs is available to download here.