2018 training courses

Training Opportunities for 2018

One You East Sussex, the county’s new integrated healthy lifestyle service, will be offering a range of training for healthcare professionals, service managers and frontline staff. Below are details of the courses we have coming up; we can also arrange a bespoke programme for your organisation, just let us know if this is of interest and we’ll get back to you!

Training Courses

Course 1

NHS Health Checks Training for GP Practice Staff

A one-day core training course aimed at Practice staff new to NHS Health Checks delivery or those who would benefit from a detailed overview of the aims and practical training on delivery. The course does not cover point of care testing as it is assumed prospective delivery staff will already be familiar with this.

15th May
2nd October
Course 2

NHS Health Checks Refresher Training

A three-hour workshop aimed at staff from any setting who have already been delivering NHS Health Checks and need to brush up their skills; or those recently trained who need a bit more help to get going.

20th march
3rd july
20 November
Course 3 banner

Stop Smoking Advisor Training

A two-day certified training course for any frontline staff who want to provide evidence based stop smoking programmes to their clients. Attendance across both days is compulsory.

3rd May
12 19th Sept
15 16 Jan
Course 4

Stop Smoking Advisor Refresher

This one day course covers a local progress report, refresher on policies, particularly the 4 and 12 week quit definition, and a refresher of standard treatment protocol, medication and electronic cigarettes. We will also go over success sharing and recap on tackling tricky patients.

17th August
Course 5

Smoking in Pregnancy Update

Available to all NCSCT certified stop smoking practitioners. This 2.5 hour session will cover all aspects of smoking in pregnancy and relevant statistic underpinning the service’s approach. It offers an overview of how the service is doing in relation to national SATOD benchmark figures, a recap of relevant stop smoking medications and approaches for treating pregnant women.

Course 6

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a two day course that teaches how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health problem. You will learn how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill health. This course is certified.

Course 7

MECC (Make Every Contact Count)


This training is an approach to healthcare that ensures you will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to ‘make every contact count’ when opportunities arise with patients. You will be well equipped to have brief conversations about their health and wellbeing and on how they might make positive improvements. Combined with practical face to face skills training you will receive on this course you will be well equipped to engage patients in difficult conversation.

14th September
21st September
28th September Mecc Training Date