Yearly Archives: 2017

Level 3 BTEC in Decontamination of Reusable Medical Devices: Unit One – by Matthew Rowlings

An image of Matthew Rowlings' work for the first Unit of the Level 3 BTEC in Decontamination of Reusable Medical Devices [2017].

All the Drivers have to wear the same uniform which consists of black trousers, green tops, yellow high-vis jackets that have Sterile Services written on them, an ID badge, some blue disposable gloves and, probably most important, steel toecap shoes. The importance of the uniform: the ID badge is so when they are collecting and delivering the buggies from and to the lorry the staff and public can identify them. The high-vis jackets are vital as the Drivers have to move around the car parks of hospitals and they need to be seen by other Drivers; this is essential in the early mornings and evenings when it is dark. […]

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‘Nutrition and Health’ [46%, 2017]

Nutrition for Health and Wellbeing: Transcript of Results [46.5%, 2017]

This essay will evaluate the impact of diet upon health and wellbeing in relation to: the nutritional requirements of pregnant women; the changing energy requirements across the lifespan, with reference to the obesity crisis in England; Type Two diabetes; and cardiovascular disease.

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‘Nutrition, digestion, and energy balance’ [47%, 2017]

Nutrition for Health and Wellbeing: Transcript of Results [46.5%, 2017]

This essay will give an account of the importance of the seven essential nutrients in a healthy balanced diet. Following this examination of the importance of carbohydrates, fibres, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water, the process of digestion and energy storage will be discussed. Finally, the energy density of various nutrients will be evaluated with respect to maintenance of a healthy weight.[…]

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Introduction to Leadership and Management

Image of the first page of the handwritten notes made by Chris Larham when attending a session entitled 'Introduction to Leadership and Management' on 15.2.17.

Information relating to a session entitled ‘Introduction to Leadership and Management’, part of the Manager’s Passport NHS qualification. Comprises the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session on 15.2.17 [images of the handwritten notes taken; images of the notes in word processed form; and a print-friendly text document of said notes]; and a link to the PowerPoint presentation given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team.

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Values-based Recruitment and Selection

Image of the first page of the handwritten notes made by Chris Larham while attending a session entitled 'Values-based Recruitment and Selection' on 14.2.17.

Information relating to ‘Values-based Recruitment and Selection’, part of the Manager’s Passport NHS qualification. Comprises the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session on 14.2.17 [images of the handwritten notes taken; images of the notes in word processed form; and a print-friendly text document of said notes]; a link to the PowerPoint presentation given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team; and a link to the RCHT Recruitment Policy document.

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Managing Critical Conversations

An image of the first page of the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session entitled 'Managing Critical Conversations', on 13.2.17.

Information relating to ‘Managing Critical Conversations’, part of the Manager’s Passport NHS qualification. Comprises the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session on 13.2.17 [six images of the ‘Conflict Management Survey’ self-assessment, completed by Chris Larham on 13.2.17; images of the handwritten notes taken; images of the notes in word processed form; and a print-friendly text document of said notes]; a link to the PowerPoint presentation given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team; and a link to an ACAS guidance document entitled ‘Challenging conversations and how to manage them’.

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Performance Development Review – Appraisal

An image of the first page of handwritten notes made by Chris Larham while attending a session entitled 'Performance Development Review - Appraisal', on 30.1.17.

Information relating to ‘Personal Development Review – Appraisal’, part of the Manager’s Passport NHS qualification. Comprises the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session on 30.1.17 [images of the handwritten notes taken; images of the notes in word processed form; and a print-friendly text document of said notes]; a link to the PowerPoint presentation given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team; a link to RCHT’s ‘Personal Development Review [PDR] Policy’ [published March 2016]; and a link to an RCHT guidance document entitled ‘How to Record an Appraisal [PDR]’.

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Managing Sickness and Other Absences in the Workplace

Image of the first page of Chris Larham's handwritten notes, taken on 31.1.17 when attending a session entitled 'Managing Sickness and Other Absences in the Workplace'.

Information relating to ‘Managing Sickness and Other Absences in the Workplace’, part of the Manager’s Passport NHS qualification. Comprises the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session on 31.1.17 [images of the handwritten notes taken; images of the notes in word processed form; and a print-friendly text document of said notes]; a link to the PowerPoint presentations given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team; and two links to pertinent advisory documents produced by the Department of Health and NHS Employers.

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Managing Individual and Team Performance

An image of the first page of the handwritten notes made by Chris Larham while attending a session entitled 'Managing Individual and Team Performance' on 27.1.17.

Information relating to ‘Managing Individual and Team Performance’, part of the Manager’s Passport NHS qualification. Comprises the notes taken by Chris Larham while attending a session on 27.1.17 [images of the handwritten notes taken; images of the notes in word processed form; and a print-friendly text document of said notes]; a link to the PowerPoint presentation given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team; and a link to an advisory document produced by ACAS on the subject of managing performance.

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Managing Employee Conduct in the Workplace

An annotated image of RCHT's Disciplinary Policy and Procedure

Information relating to Managing Employee Conduct in the Workplace, part of the NHS Manager’s Passport qualification. Comprises notes taken by Chris Larham when attending the session on 24.1.17; a link to the PowerPoint presentation given by Ian Alford of the RCHT Learning and Development team [link permission obtained from said team]; and a link to an ACAS guidance document on the subject of ‘Challenging Conversations’.

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