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 Adults Level 1 (elearning for healthcare)

  • Released: 08/2022
  • Reviewed: N/A
  • Study time: 0h:40m

The Safeguarding Adults 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 Children Level 1 e-learning and assessment

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

Please note: The Safeguarding Adults Level 1 e-learning and assessment programme provided by NHS 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 process whereby someone is first alerted to a concern or incident that suggests an adult with care and support needs: is experiencing or is at risk of abuse or neglect, and as a result of their care and support needs, is unable to protect themselves against abuse or neglect, or the risk of it
  • describe how to respond to, and report, a concern
  • define the term ‘adult safeguarding' and underlying statutory principles that underpin adult safeguarding work
  • define abuse and neglect, patterns, types and list possible indicators
  • identify why some adults are more at risk from abusive behaviour
  • explain the role you must play in recognising and reporting and whom you need to speak to if you have a safeguarding concern.

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