Additional training for the NHS Health Check
- All staff must have been trained and certified by Alere to use the POC Afinion device. Upcoming training dates are available here or call 01743 454910.
- All staff delivering NHS Health Checks are required to have completed the list of e-learning modules for NHS Health Checks - the list of modules can be seen here.
The e-learning modules for NHS Health Checks, which should be undertaken prior to undertaking any Health Check work, include:
Useful contact details
Informatica Support telephone number: 033 033 5311
Informatica email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alere Customer Support: 0161 483 5884
Health Check Leaflets order form
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Health Checks: Resources Order Form (pdf)
Quality Control (internal / external) reporting guide
Quality Control: Testing & Reporting Guide (pdf)
Training videos are available for:
'Breastfeeding hurts' - Breastfeeding shouldn't hurt if your baby is positioned and attached correctly. Any pain suggests that this might not be quite right. It's important that you ask for and get plenty of support and help with the practical skills so that breastfeeding is a positive experience for both you and your baby.