Training Opportunities

Health Care Research Wales Training 

The Health and Care Research Wales Support Centre provides a high-quality Wales-wide training programme to support excellence in health and social care research studies.

In response to UK government’s guidelines in response to COVID-19 outbreak, we will not be holding face-to-face training throughout Wales until advised otherwise.

However, e-learning courses are available and you can complete the training in your own time.

The Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and GCP Refresher sessions are CPD accredited, the certificate can be downloaded on completion of the course.

We are working to extend the library of e-learning available from Health and Care Research Wales, please return to this page to check for updates.

Further information:
https://www.healthandcareresearch.gov.wales/training-and-development/


Supporting people to communicate online

Date: 25 September 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:00

This course, run by Learning Disabilities Wales, could help you to support people with learning disabilities engage with, and take part in, your research online.

Attributing the costs of health and social care research and development (AcoRD) masterclass

Date: 21 October 2020
Time: Whole day

Using materials agreed with the members of the Department of Health and Social Care non-commercial costing group, this one day course will take an in-depth look at the AcoRD guidance and attribution in practice.

E-learning resources to support you through the COVID-19 pandemic

Information is now available on the newly launched ‘Resources to support you through the COVID-19 pandemic’ area on NIHR Learn.

The current list of resources includes guidance and support in the following areas:

  • Conveying difficult information to patients and relatives
  • Leading in uncertain times
  • Personal resilience 
  • Remote working
  • Understanding the science of COVID-19
  • Wellbeing

Health Research Authority
e-learning modules

The Health Research Authority has developed a number of e-learning modules as an aid for researchers, R&D staff, study sponsors, research ethics committee members and the wider research community. Read more

Social Research Association Training

Please see the Social Research Association website for details regarding upcoming training courses
http://the-sra.org.uk/training/

FutureLearn

FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions around the world, most of which are free to complete.

For more information and to browse their list of courses, visit the FutureLearn website


NHS Leadership Academy Programmes

The Edward Jenner Programme - Leadership Foundations

Whether you’re new to the NHS or an aspiring leader at the start of your journey, you’re the perfect candidate for the NHS Leadership Academy’s Edward Jenner programme – the foundation of great leaders. It’s free, flexible and enlightening. And with open access, there’s nothing to stop you going for it today.

The programme has been re-designed to offer even more flexibility with two units to complete at your own pace. Launch takes up to five hours,Foundations is designed to be studied over six weeks.

Read more: http://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk/programmes/the-edward-jenner-programme/

Find out more about Launch and Foundations in the video below: