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The Care Homes 1 E-Learning package is aimed at all care home staff involved with managing medicines. It is the first of several, planned e-learning packages for care homes and will include modules in addition to three case studies to help apply learning to practice. Click here for details. To details of how to register on PrescQIPP site, click here.

Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of medication. These can also be studied as stand-alone units. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.

To search for training providers delivering QCF qualifications in Suffolk click here. More general training is also available. To search for training providers in Suffolk click here. If your organisation uses a particular pharmacy company, you may be able to access their training services.

The University of East Anglia has a free e-learning course designed to enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia, or those with a general interest in pharmacy who want to learn more. Click here to find out more.

Scils stands for Social Care Information and Learning Services. There are a wide range of learning materials on the SCILS website to support professionals. The Suffolk Brokerage is able to offer a free subscription to this service. Call the Brokerage on 01449 720400 for the login code. Then click on Scils here to login in and access the useful training material.

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has produced a series of free E Learning modules for healthcare professionals.