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Welcome to July

📰 Welcome to Our July Newsletter! 🌞

This month marks the beginning of the national school summer holidays, a time when many of us look forward to family vacations, outdoor adventures, and a well-deserved break from the usual routines - lets hope the weather improves for us in the UK though 🤞 However, we're excited to remind you that your ML Training Team is still here to support you every step of the way.

Whether you're diving into summer projects or looking to enhance your skills, we have plenty of courses and opportunities lined up for you. ☀️😎🌻🍧🍦🧉🍉🕶️🎢⛱️




Cervical Smear Management System (CSMS)

The new Cervical Screening Management System went live on Monday 23rd June 🎉
To ensure you have quick and easy access, we highly recommend bookmarking the system now. Click the link below and follow the instructions to save the page:
👉 Bookmark the Cervical Screening Management System
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Emis Web Clinician Training - FY2 & ST Intakes

Last call to book Emis Web Clinician training for any student starters you may have at the beginning of August.

Additional sessions have been included to cater to the increase in demand and can be booked via our Academy Portal.

  • 7th August 10am
  • 7th August 1pm
  • 8th August 10am
  • 9th August 10am
  • 12th August 1pm


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Year 3 Medical Students - Emis Web New starter Training

We have been notified of a intake of Year 3 Medical students in September. To accommodate this we have add a couple of extra dates for our Emis Web New Starter Clinician Course: 

  • Thursday 19th September 10am
  • Friday 20th September 1pm

If you have a Year 3 medical student joining your practice why not get them booked on - Visit the Academy Portal to book your place.


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Microsoft Spotlight Courses

Are you ready to enhance your skills and boost your productivity? Our new Microsoft Spotlight Courses are here to help you master some of the most powerful tools in the Microsoft Office suite. Whether you're looking to create dynamic presentations, streamline data analysis, or organize your documents more efficiently, we've got you covered. Click on the links to book a place: 

Excel VLookup & XLookup - Tuesday 23rd July 2:30pm

Powerpoint Custom Animation & Transitions - Thursday 1st August 11am

Word Insert & format tables - Monday 19th August 2:30pm



SystmOne - NEW GUIDE

We are excited to announce that we are busy compiling a portfolio of new SystmOne Training Guides, tailored specifically for all our SystmOne users. The latest guide, Communications Annexe, is now available on our website for you to access.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to expand our collection of comprehensive training materials designed to enhance your proficiency with SystmOne.

Visit the Academy Portal today to download the new guide and start improving your skills!



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EMIS-X Guide

Although still in pilot stage the next development in EMIS-X is Clinical Views.

Clinical Views allows you to view a patient's Care Record data at a glance and provides important clinical information and decision support at the point of care.

Clinical Views shows a patient's investigation data in a modern user interface, when using EMIS-X side-by-side with EMIS Web.

We have prepared a user guide for general use, allowing you to dive in immediately and be well-prepared

Organisations will be notified once the feature is on general release.




Emis Web Housekeeping

Housekeeping within the EMIS Web system is crucial for ensuring that the system runs efficiently and that patient data is managed effectively. Regularly performing these housekeeping tasks will help maintain the efficiency, security, and accuracy of your EMIS Web system, ensuring smooth operation within the practice.

Exciting News: New Online Course for EMIS Web Housekeeping Coming Late 2024!

We are pleased to announce that we are in the process of designing a new online course dedicated to EMIS Web housekeeping. In the meantime why not use our Housekeeping Guide to make a head start.



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We're committed to providing tailored IT training solutions for every practice in Lancashire and Cheshire. If you're unsure who your dedicated trainer is, simply contact us and we'll connect you. Remember, this newsletter is your gateway to a wealth of resources, including upcoming workshops, e-learning modules and helpful guides. Lets keep the learning journey going - get in touch, join the mailing list, and let us know how we can support you!

Meet the MLCSU IT Training Team 

Our IT Training Team is here to support GP practice staff in the NHS by providing expert-led training on the latest healthcare technologies.

Our team is made up of experienced professionals who have a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges faced by GP practices. We offer a range of training options, including in-person sessions, online courses, and one-on-one coaching, to ensure that our training is accessible and tailored to the needs of each practice.

With our support, GP practice staff will be equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to confidently use technology to improve patient care and streamline their daily workflows.

Contact your practice's designated trainer for more details.

Chris Hendry

Clinical Applications & IT Systems Manager (North)

Mobile: 07943 511170


Jackie Leigh

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07876 546291


Jamie Roberts

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07876 546237


Louise Holley

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07876 546261


Sharon Tew

IT Trainer | Applications Support (North)

Mobile: 07778 368334


Ashley Conway - Currently on Maternity Leave

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07721 490 889


Dave Phillips

IT Trainer | Applications Support (North)

Mobile: 07901 009153


Claire Lovesey

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07876 546 213


Nicola Reader

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07502 589 488


Linda Esseen

Clinical Applications Specialist | IT Training Team (North)

Mobile: 07557 810137