Modules

Health inequalities in Primary Care – This e-learning module will introduce you to the concept of health inequalities and health inequity. It will consider the causes of unequal health outcomes between individuals and groups and will go on to think about why this matters – to patients, to communities, and to the health system as a whole.

A practical guide to reducing health inequalities – What can we do about health inequalities as primary care health professionals? This e-learning module covers some practical ideas and considerations for how to tackle health inequality from the health care professional’s perspective.

Childhood Trauma and Adverse childhood experience – Our childhood, our upbringing, affects us throughout our lives. Our health as adults – physical and mental – is determined by many factors, not least the things we were exposed to and experienced as children. This module explores the effects of childhood trauma and adverse experience and how to practise trauma informed care.

Survive and Thrive At The Deep End – This module discusses how effective stress management and self care, team working and awareness of your values can help you remain resilient in “deep end” general practice

Women’s health – This session looks at how women’s health is impacted by health inequity. This includes looking at specific issues related to maternal and reproductive health, such as cervical screening and access to healthcare services, and how they are exacerbated in vulnerable groups, such as Gypsy and Traveller communities.

Community is the Best Medicine! – This session looks at how primary care can address social factors that lead to poor health, through approaches such as Asset Based Community Development and Social Prescribing. It also examines how clinicians can become more connected with their communities, effectively advocate for their patients and will provide hope for a better future, where social determinants of health can be addressed.