Bulletins, Courses and Information for your attention

On this page you will find information about upcoming courses and general information that will be of use for you to know. If there are any courses that you are interested in applying to please either read in the body of the course advertisement or select the flyer/programme at the bottom of the page to find out more information on how to apply.

Cleaning for confidence: keeping NHS premises safe and clean for patients  

This e-learning programme was developed in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and NHS England and NHS Improvement (Midlands).  

The programme outlines the fundamentals of cleaning and infection prevention and control to everyone within the NHS family, with the aim of stopping the spread of Coronavirus and other infections. The public-facing element of the campaign also aims to give confidence to patients and service users that NHS services remain safe to access during the pandemic and beyond. 

Why is cleaning for confidence important?  

  • Keeping NHS premises safe and clean for our patients is a commitment that we all share, and it is something that has never been more important than right now. 
  • Every single person within the NHS family has a part to play in maintaining that commitment to keeping people safe. 
  • A clean workplace is our first and best defence in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other infections. 

About the Cleaning for Confidence programme 

The Cleaning for Confidence e-learning programme was developed to build upon staff knowledge of the good cleaning practices, that can help to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other infections where they work, both in clinical and non-clinical settings. 

The e-learning session takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and a certificate can be generated on completion of the e-learning.  

Everyone who completes the Cleaning for Confidence programme will become a cleaning champion, having demonstrated their commitment to keeping colleagues, patients and their families safe each and every day. 

How to access the e-learning 

To learn more about the e-learning, visit the Cleaning for Confidence programme page.  

You can also visit the NHS England and NHS Improvement website to find a comprehensive communication toolkit that makes it easy to adopt the cleaning for confidence campaign within your organisation.  

Psychiatry Clinical Simulation


Who? These sessions are for all foundation trainees.

What? We are running clinical simulation sessions in Psychiatry for foundation doctors over Microsoft Teams. These 1 hour sessions will be based around realistic and clinically relevant scenarios. There are three different scenarios to choose from.

Why? We hope these sessions will help you feel more confident managing common psychiatric presentations within your day to day jobs. The focus of the session is not on communication skills but instead is designed to be more practical – how to manage difficult situations on the wards when there is little senior help around. All the scenarios have been designed to help develop your Core Foundation Curriculum competencies.

To book: Please email zoe.noon@nhs.net to book your place; stating which session you would like to be booked onto. Maximum of 10 places per session.


  • 08 April 2021, 09:30 – 10:30 (self-harm scenario)
  • 08 April 2021,  11:30 – 12:30 (self-harm scenario)
  • 13 April 2021, 09:30 – 10:30 (self-harm scenario)
  • 13 April 2021,  11:30 – 12:30 (self-harm scenario)
  • 16 April 2021, 09:30 – 10:30 (psychosis scenario)
  • 16 April 2021, 11:30 – 12:30 (psychosis scenario)
  • 16 April 2021, 13:30 – 14:30 (self-harm scenario)
  • 16 April 2021, 15:30 – 16:30 (self-harm scenario)
  • 16th April 09:30 slot on old age psychiatry
  • 16th April  11:30 slot on old age psychiatry
  • 21st April 13:30 session on psychosis
  • 21st April 15:30 session on psychosis