NHS priorities

Whether it’s to prepare for the next Pharmacy Quality Scheme deadline, or to increase your confidence in helping people with a learning disability, this section provides topic-specific pages that link to current NHS priorities. This section will support you in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date in order to provide high-quality pharmacy services and be service-ready.

Clinical pharmacy

Our clinical portfolio is expanding on a frequent basis, helping you to advance your knowledge and skills and deliver medicines optimisation in practice for all sectors of pharmacy. From two new focal points a year to our small group learning for hospital pharmacists – Optimise – this section focuses on clinical pharmacy, diseases and therapeutics.

Public health

The public health agenda is embedded in pharmacy, yet topics such as emergency contraception or stop smoking support are as prevalent as ever. As well as our public health workshops, use this section to access a wide range of resources to assure and maintain your competence, all underpinned by the Declaration of Competence system.

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Safeguarding Children Level 1 (elearning for healthcare)

  • Released: 08/2022
  • Reviewed: N/A
  • Study time: 0h:30m

The Safeguarding Children Level 1 e-learning programme and assessment covers the statutory and mandatory training to meet the learning outcomes in the UK Core Skills Training Framework.

To meet Level 1 safeguarding requirements, you should also complete the Safeguarding Adults Level 1 e-learning and assessment.

If you are required to meet Level 2 safeguarding training and competency, in addition to this Safeguarding Children Level 1 programme, you should also complete the following e-learning and assessments:

Please note: The Safeguarding children Level 1 e-learning and assessment programme provided by Health Education England’s elearning for healthcare (elfh) hub is accessed by clicking on the Access button above. When you reach the elfh webpage, you will need to create an elfh account if you have not already done so. Please be aware that CPPE does not maintain control over the accuracy and currency of this programme.

Learning outcomes

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • describe the different forms of child maltreatment (physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect)
  • describe how common child maltreatment is and the impact it can have on a child or young person
  • indicate what you should do if you do have concerns about child maltreatment; including local policies and procedures, who to contact and where to obtain further advice and support
  • identify the importance of sharing information and the consequences of failing to do so
  • identify what to do if you feel that your concerns are not being taken seriously or you experience any other barriers when referring a child/family
  • describe the risks associated with the internet and online social networking
  • identify what the term 'looked-after child' means
  • recognise possible signs of child maltreatment that you might come across in your work
  • identify how to seek appropriate advice, report concerns and feel confident that you have been listened to
  • indicate a willingness to listen to children and young people and to act on their issues and concerns
  • show an awareness of the impact of female genital mutilation (FGM), domestic violence and a carer's mental/physical health on a child
  • show an awareness that vulnerable children and young people may be susceptible to radicalisation (PREVENT programme).

How to use this programme

You will be entering the elfh hub when you access this programme. If you are new to elfh then you will need to register using the link from CPPE. This creates a link to enable access through the CPPE website.

Once you are returned to the CPPE pages, your registration is complete and you can access the elfh materials immediately.

Learning intended for

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Trainee pharmacists
  • CPPE registrants