Anaemia in Primary Care - elearning for healthcare
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About the programme

This programme will provide you with an understanding of the clinical definition of anaemia, knowledge of the body’s normal processes for red blood cell production, the inflammatory process, where things go wrong to cause anaemia, and why. It will also provide you with an understanding of the key interventions for identifying and managing anaemia in primary care with case studies relevant to clinical practice.

Primary and secondary audiences

Primarily aimed at independent practitioners working in primary care, but appropriate for all healthcare professionals, in any capacity, managing patients with chronic disease who have, or are at risk of, anaemia.

More information

Identifying, investigating and treating anaemia in primary care patients can reduce symptom burden and improve social, health and economic outcomes.

Other sections specific to this programme:

Anaemia in secondary care/hospital patients

Maternal anaemia

Meet the team

  • Dr Andrew Charlton

    Dr Andrew Charlton

    Consultant Haematologist
  • Frances Sear

    Frances Sear

    PBM Practitioner
  • Sam Timmins

    Sam Timmins

    PBM Practitioner
  • Anwen Davies

    Anwen Davies

    PBM Practitioner
  • Andrea Marshall

    Andrea Marshall

    Development Manager
  • Jonathan Guy

    Jonathan Guy

    Programme Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Jen Plested

    Jen Plested

    External Project Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Louise Garrahan

    Louise Garrahan

    Communications Lead, HEE elearning for healthcare

How to access

In order to access any elfh programme, you will need an elfh account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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To view the Anaemia in Primary Care programme, select the View button below. If you already have an account with elfh, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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If you already have an account with elfh, then you can enrol on to the Anaemia in Primary Care programme by logging in to the elfh Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My e-Learning section.

NHS healthcare staff in England – ESR

The Anaemia in Primary Care programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this e-learning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.

Further details are available here.

Not an NHS organisation?

If you are not an NHS health or care organisation and therefore do not qualify for free access elfh Hub, you may be able to access the service by creating an OpenAthens account.

To check whether or not you qualify for free access via OpenAthens, you can view the eligibility criteria and register on the ‘OpenAthens’ portal.

Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Anaemia in Primary Care programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

Please select the following link for more information on how to use the elfh Hub.

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