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We have curated some important e-learning programmes here that we have either developed in partnership with others, or recommend, available on Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh):

Please note these e-learning modules are designed for health visitors who have already undertaken many years’ education and training in nursing and/or midwifery as well as health visiting. They are designed to build on the theoretical underpinning you use in practice whilst refreshing and updating your practice. Other members utilising the resources must do so within their own sphere of practice and within the jurisdiction of their employers vicarious liability. The Institute is not responsible for the application of these resources in practice.


HEE COVID-19 Vaccination e-learning programme

The COVID-19 Vaccination e-learning programme is designed to provide the health and care workforce involved in the national COVID-19 vaccination programme with the knowledge they need to confidently promote high uptake of the vaccine and deliver the vaccine programme effectively.


HEE COVID-19 e-learning

Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) has created an e-learning programme in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic that is free to access, without logging in**, for the entire UK health and care workforce, including those working in the NHS, the independent sector and social care.


HEE Working with families to transition from neonatal units to home e-learning

iHV and Tiny Lives Trust have worked in partnership with HEE elfh to develop a new e-learning session for health visitors working with families to transition from neonatal units to home.


Healthy Weight, Healthy Nutrition

Please note: the Healthy Weight Healthy Nutrition e-learning modules are currently under review/development – they will be re-launched once the materials are fully updated.


HEE Perinatal Mental Health e-learning programme

HEE elfh has worked with iHV and others on the Perinatal Mental Health e-learning programme. Six new modules including two specific HV modules: PMH Health Visitor Assessment; and PMH Health Visitor Interventions


Infant Mental Health e-learning

These three e-learning modules give a robust overview of the key concepts of infant mental health and are designed for health visitors who have already undertaken many years of education and training in nursing and/or midwifery as well as health visiting.


Disability Matters e-learning package for iHV

The iHV e-learning package on Disability Matters supports both newly-qualified and experienced health visitors in understanding some of the issues faced by families when they receive a diagnosis of disability or learning difficulty for their child/children.


HEE Statutory and Mandatory e-learning

Health Education England (HEE) has updated and refreshed the e-learning training sessions for the ten core statutory and mandatory topics as defined in the UK Core Skills Training Framework for the health and social care workforce.


HEE HCP e-learning

Raising the standards in health visiting practice through online modules around the Healthy Child Programme (HCP).

Accessing these e-learning packages  is through the elfh portal.  You will need your NMC Pin to register.


PHE - All Our Health e-learning sessions

Public Health England has launched new free All Our Health bite-sized e-learning sessions to improve the knowledge, confidence and skills of all health and care professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing.


PHE/HEE Smoking in Pregnancy e-learning

This e-learning programme focuses on the delivery of very brief advice (VBA) on smoking to pregnant women, including carbon monoxide (CO) screening.


HEE – Small Wonders (SWO) e-learning

This e-learning programme is designed to optimise professional competencies in respect of supporting families with premature and sick babies, at the start of their neonatal journey.


HEE Avoiding Term Admissions Into Neonatal Units e-learning

An interactive e-learning resource to support a reduction in avoidable admissions of full-term babies to neonatal units to keep mother and baby together.



HEE Immunisation e-learning

An interactive e-learning resource to support the training of healthcare practitioners involved with advising on and/or delivering immunisations across the life course.


HEE Infant Feeding e-learning

An e-learning programme to support education around the implementation of Baby Friendly standards in healthcare and public healthcare settings.


HEE Oral Health Promotion e-learning

The oral health promotion session of the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) on Health Education England’s elearning for healthcare (elfh).

The resource is aimed at the early years workforce including health visitors, nurses and the child health team working with pregnancy and the first five years of life.


HEE Children’s Oral Health Advice e-learning

This e-learning programme provides information and advice about children’s oral health. It is aimed at parents, expectant mothers, early years healthcare workers, teachers, nurses, GPs and the public.


HEE Making Every Contact Count e-learning

This HEE e-learning package is intended for anyone who has contact with people to make every contact count and develop public health knowledge.


HEE ASQ:SE-2™ e-learning

Developed by Health Education England, the Department of Health, elearning for healthcare, and the University of Hertfordshire, the ASQ:SE-2™ e-learning tool is designed to assess the social and emotional development of children whereas the ASQ-3™ is focused on physical, communications and cognitive development.


HEE Cultural Competence e-learning

The purpose of the tool is to support clinicians in the NHS to gain knowledge and understanding of the issues around culture and health; and how this might influence health care outcomes.


PHE and HEE Community-Centred Approaches to Health Improvement e-learning

Public Health England (PHE) and Health Education England (HEE) have produced an elearning for healthcare (elfh) programme on community-centred approaches to health improvement.


HEE Child Sexual Abuse Awareness e-learning

Seen and Heard, a joint initiative from the Department of Health, The Children’s Society and NHS England, is focused on raising awareness of child sexual abuse (CSA) and exploitation (CSE). The e-learning course provides an authentic, child-centred perspective on abuse and exploitation.


HEE Child Sexual Exploitation e-learning

The Child Sexual Exploitation e-learning resource and training film have been developed to help health services staff to understand and help children and young people who are at risk or who may be affected by child sexual exploitation.


HEE FGM e-learning

This HEE e-learning resource is designed to raise greater awareness and help support healthcare professionals when working with women and girls who are victims of female genital mutilation (FGM).


HEE - Think Sepsis e-learning

Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh), in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners, has launched an e-learning programme for healthcare professionals about sepsis.


Foetal Alcohol Syndrome e-learning

This e-learning resource, developed by NHS Education for Scotland, aims to substantially reduce the harm caused by alcohol consumption in pregnancy.



RCPCH: Recognising Neuromuscular Disorders

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), in partnership with the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre in Newcastle and the Great North Children’s Hospital, has developed an e-learning tool which aims to help healthcare professionals identify the early signs of muscle disease.


RSPH Understanding and responding to gambling-related harm e-learning

This free e-learning course, from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), has been developed with charity GambleAware. This resource will provide useful guidance to those providing brief interventions to address risks and harms related to problematic gambling.


elfh - Respiratory Surge in Children programme

Health Education England has launched a new programme for all NHS healthcare staff who care for unwell children in preparation for the anticipated surge in respiratory infections in 2021-22.


elfh - Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy

Introduction to the Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy provides midwives, health visitors and all other colleagues who work closely with new and expectant mothers, with a basic understanding of the pelvic floor, its function and how pregnancy affects it.


HEE - Bereavement Care after Pregnancy Loss or Baby Death - Learning for All

National Bereavement Care Pathway training sessions have been designed to provide support when talking to bereaved individuals. This course is available to everyone.


HEE - Bereavement Care after Pregnancy Loss or Baby Death - Healthcare Professionals

A follow-on from Introduction to Bereavement Care from the National Bereavement Care Pathway, this course is for healthcare professionals caring for newly bereaved individuals.

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