A variety of e-learning resources are available both locally and nationally for NHS staff, to support your development.

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e-Learning for Healthcare now available via OpenAthens

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Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) resources are now available via OpenAthens. HEE e-LfH Hub has been added to the list of OpenAthens resources giving users access to a series of online resources free of charge with just a single OpenAthens account.

HEE e-LfH currently offers more than 100 programmes comprising of more than ten thousand e-learning sessions. The programmes cover subjects from audiology to anaesthesia, dentistry to dermatology, electronic fetal monitoring to end of life care, primary care to prescribing, safeguarding children to statutory and mandatory training.

Sessions are developed in partnership with the professional bodies, Department of Health policy teams and other NHS bodies such as NHS England and Public Health England. The programmes aim to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce.

All content is nationally quality-assured and available 24/7. The online training sessions enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point. The HEE e-LfH Hub records user activity, enabling users to run reports on all their learning activity and build a transferable life-long learning portfolio. The reports can be viewed online, or downloaded in PDF or Excel formats for use offline.

You can find the new content by going to https://openathens.nice.org.uk/Auth/Login. Log in with your OpenAthens username and password, and click on My Resources in the menu on the left hand side.

To register for an OpenAthens account please visit: https://openathens.nice.org.uk/

For more information about accessing e-LfH resources via OpenAthens visit: http://support.e-lfh.org.uk/get-started/openathens/

e-learning resources for London

BMJ Learning has been purchased for health and care staff across London.

BMJ Learning
BMJ Learning is now available via NHS OpenAthens authentication for doctors and healthcare professionals. This resource features hundreds of learning modules, including interactive case histories, just in time modules, reflective modules, and multimedia modules. It includes both clinical and non-clinical content.

All modules take around an hour to complete and can be paused and resumed at any time so are the perfect way to keep up to date and earn CPD credits.

The package includes:

  • 26 Foundation Skills modules suitable for doctors completing the foundation programme, core and specialty trainees and other members of the clinical workforce
  • 35 Surgical Skills modules covering surgical techniques and procedures for ST 1 & 2 level surgical trainees. As well as detailed modules on surgical procedures, the product also includes sections on anaesthesia, suture techniques, instrument handling and guides on patient consent

Medical Masterclass
e-learning resource produced by the Royal College of Physicians. It is targeted at trainees preparing for the MRCP(UK) examination.

Contact email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a password. Access at http://www.medical-masterclass.com.


e-learning resources across the NHS

Access NHS e-learning resources in one place at NHS e-Learning. Resources include the eLearning Repository, the Readiness Toolkit, the Developers' Network and the National Learning Management System.


Last Updated: Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:30