Category: Training

Opticians And Their Role In Public Health

In recent weeks we’ve spoken at length about the importance of public health campaigns focusing on cancer, obesity, asthma and dental care and opticians can also play a vital role. While the NHS talks about people living longer, healthier and more independent lives, sight issues will come into the equation. There is an urgent need… Read more »

Dental Health Online Training

Dentists are now being asked to provide dental public health interventions as in some areas, promotion events run throughout the year. For that reason, implementing continuous online training for the entire team is really important. Everyone benefits from the training as they learn how to help the community and in return, the public receives the… Read more »

Asthma Attacks And Pharmacy Training

Asthma is a lung condition that can narrow your airways, make them swell and produce extra mucus which results in difficulty breathing. While some patients may eventually outgrow it, for others it is a life-long condition. It often causes significant problems that interfere with daily activities or tasks with some asthma attacks even being life-threatening…. Read more »

Supporting GP Surgery Training

Welcome to VirtualOutcomes where we provide GP surgery training for your entire team. As you may already be aware, everyone that works within a surgery is required to keep up to date and further their healthcare education. This includes receptionists, business managers, nurses, pharmacists and doctors among many others. For GP surgeries and community pharmacies… Read more »

Falsified Medicines Directive For Your Pharmacy

FMD

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is an international legislation aiming to prevent counterfeit medicines entering the supply chain. As the name suggests, falsified medicines are “fake” or “unauthorised” medicines trying to pass as real. But what does all of this mean for pharmaceutical companies and patients? These falsified medicines might contain poor quality ingredients or… Read more »

Health Champion Training At VirtualOutcomes

health champion training

The healthcare industry plays an important role within the community and is essential for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients. Community pharmacies are now either registered as a Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) or working towards becoming one through Health Champion Training. As part of this process, at least one team member is required to complete… Read more »

Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening rates are dropping and deaths are increasing.  To support you in holding conversations with customers in your pharmacy about the importance of screening, VIrtualOutcomes has released a 15 minute course for you to watch. To access the training, click here and enter your F Code to display the course library. VirtualOutcomes has… Read more »