Elective Care - e-Learning for Healthcare
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About the Elective Care programme

Ensuring all patients receive high quality elective care without any unnecessary delay is a key national directive. This elective care e-learning programme delivers essential knowledge and understanding of referral to treatment pathways and wider elective care principles, standards and rules. The programme is designed to be used by a variety of NHS staff working across a range of organisations who are responsible for managing patients along elective pathways and / or delivering national elective care standards.

The programme is broken down into ten short sessions which are structured in a chronological pathway order. All staff are required to complete the first two sessions, Elective Care Foundation and RTT Basics. Following this, each user should then undertake those sessions specific to their role, as agreed with their line manager. At the end of each session is a five question assessment. Participants will pass the assessment if they answer 4 out of 5 (80%) questions correctly. A further reassessment is available should they not achieve a pass on the first assessment.

A certificate is available on the successful completion of the session and assessment for users to download and/or print.

Elective Care Intensive Support Team, NHS Improvement

  • Lynn Neat

    Lynn Neat

    Improvement Manager, NHS Improvement
  • Lyndsay Pendegrass

    Lyndsay Pendegrass

    Senior Improvement Manager, NHS Improvement
  • Libby Metselaar

    Libby Metselaar

    Comms Lead, NHS Improvement

NHS England

  • Claire Crowther

    Claire Crowther

    National Delivery Support Officer (Urgent and Emergency Care, NHS England
  • Thomas Dunn

    Thomas Dunn

    Comms Lead, NHS England

E-Learning for Healthcare

  • e-LfH staff - Neha Baj

    Neha Baj

    Content Development Lead, e-LfH
  • Andi Blackmore

    Project Manager, e-LfH
  • Profile picture of article author Alex Drinkall

    Alex Drinkall

    Stakeholder Manager / Comms Lead, e-LfH/HEE

How to access

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

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If you already have an account with e-LfH, then you can enrol on to the Elective Care programme by logging in to the e-LfH 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

The Elective 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.

e-LfH is a Health Education England Programme in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies