Healthcare Archives - Think Learning blog posts

Rapid e-Learning Development

Technology gives organisations huge opportunities to revolutionise the way in which learning is delivered, not just in the creation of e-learning content to support face-to-face training, but in improving and revolutionising entire learning and knowledge processes. Your Challenges Do you have local e-learning needs not adequately covered by third party resources? Do you want to […]

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Think Learning Services Listed on G-Cloud 10

The UK Government G-Cloud is an initiative which aims to make the procurement of Cloud based software, services or people to deliver digital projects across the whole of the Public Sector simpler, clearer and quicker. The G-Cloud consists of: A series of framework agreements with suppliers, from which public sector organisations can buy services without […]

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Pre-Hire Learning using Totara Learn

The NHS Streamlining programme originally started due to the experience of a Doctor on rotation between Trusts. They were completing the same paperwork and the same Statutory and Mandatory training in each organisation, delaying their start on front-line services. Induction training took place in the classroom and before education was streamlined there was a chance […]

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High Compliance using Totara Learning Audiences

One of the aims of the NHS Streamlining agenda is to drive up not just the quality of Mandatory and Statutory training (MaST) but to deliver high compliance rates across regions, reducing organisational risk and improving Care Quality Commision (CQC) results. This can only be delivered by correctly understanding the training requirements of your workforce […]

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NHS Streamlining, Totara and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF)

Across all the regional NHS Streamlining programmes one key component consistently strengthens and ties the Statutory and Mandatory workstreams together – the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) With a highly mobile workforce, employers often need to identify a recruits previous training. Where information is lacking, people can repeat training unnecessarily, wasting time and money. The CSTF […]

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Business cases for a new LMS in healthcare

We know about the challenges faced by organisations in the healthcare sector around education – high DNA rates on classroom courses, poor access to technology to complete training and in-flexible legacy LMS’s to name but a few. So how do you create a business case to support the move to new learning technology? Facing a […]

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Totara Learn offers a great solution to managing nurse revalidation

We have built online forms in Totara Learn, which replicate the NMC Revalidation templates (CPD Log, Practice-Related feedback, Reflective Accounts, Practice Hours), enabling you to launch an NMC-compliant e-Portfolio solution very quickly. System customisations can be created quickly and easily where required to supplement the core functionality, and the fact that Totara Learn can accommodate […]

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Key Insights from our June 2017 Totara Healthcare User Group

In June 2017 we hosted our bi-annual Totara Learn User Group. Our user groups are a way for our clients to network, share knowledge and experience and feed into Totara development plans. We were fortunate to be joined by the following guest speakers: Guest Speakers Lars Hyland,Totara – outlined the extraordinary growth of Totara, it’s cross-sector […]

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Integrated Care Systems workforce plans supported by Totara Learn

Sustainability Transformation Plans (STPs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) have been designed to drive transformation in health and care delivery across the NHS and social care.  STP plans often support the recommendations of the Carter Report, particularly the aim of making back office functions and services more efficient. Having spent the last 10 years working with […]

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Totara Learn – Bespoke dashboards to drive compliance

One of the challenges organisations face with driving up compliance rates is being able to track and target training to the right staff. Staff are often confused about what training they need to complete, by when and what options they have to achieve regulatory compliance. Dashboards give users easy to read, real-time information on their […]

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