Health Education England courses

e-Learning for Healthcare, part of Health Education England, offers a wide range of courses for healthcare staff. It has made a series of general practice and community care related COVID-19 e-learning programmes freely available via its website.

There is a series for GPs and returning GPs around online consultations which may be particularly helpful during the COVID-19 outbreak. Registering enables you to keep track of your learning and provides evidence for continuing professional development (CPD).

Examples of courses on this site include remote total triage in general practice and a handbook for remote consultations.

RCGP courses and resources

The RCGP has launched a COVID-19 hub with a range of resources for GPs and practice staff. It contains, for example, guidance on remote consultations and triaging and shielding vulnerable patients.

Clinical system suppliers resources

Your clinical system supplier may offer some online learning or resources, so checking out their user website and latest news could be helpful. EMIS, for example, has produced guidance on getting started with Video Consult.

Practice Managers Association

The NHS App

The Practice Managers Association has published a training module on using the NHS app.

Internet skills for patients

Free online training for patients and the public in how to use a computer and the internet with a chapter on access online health services has been produce by Learnmyway.com


External Resources

Date Published Article Format Author(s)
April 2020 Health Education England COVID-19 related courses for GPs Guidance and videos RCGP
March 2020 e-Learning for Healthcare Remote total triage in general practice eLearning course Health Education England
May 2020 e-Learning for Healthcare Handbook for remote consultations Online handbook Dr Adam David Abbs
April 2020 RCGP Coronavirus e-learning hub Guidance and videos RCGP
April 2020 RCGP Online and telephone consultations Guidance, podcasts, videos RCGP
April 2020 RCGP Shielding vulnerable patients PowerPoint presentation RCGP Learning
March 2020 EMIS Getting started with Video Consult Webinar EMIS
April 2020 Good Thing Foundation Using the internet for patients How to guides Learnmyway

Page last reviewed: 4 May 2020
Next review due: 4 August 2020
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