Online & Distance Learning

Here lies all the articles and resources from the Skills Platform and friends around distance learning – including virtual, eLearning, blended learning and edTech.

Pharmacists Train Up for Post-Lockdown Demand – Free CPD Courses

With restricted access to GP practices, people are turning to their local pharmacists. 56% of pharmacists have experienced increased hours.… Read More

25 January 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Phlebotomy Training

Introduction Your role may involve ‘taking bloods’ from patients, residents or service users. The technical term for taking bloods is… Read More

4 March 2019

Skills Platform Summer Special: 10% Discount on eLearning

Well, what a summer we're having! Beautiful sunshine, a great performance by our team at the FIFA World Cup, royal… Read More

2 August 2018

Interview with Education for Health

Tell us about your organisation and how you got started?  Education for Health was founded by Greta Barnes in 1987… Read More

23 July 2018

Apprenticeship Week eLearning Discount

National Apprenticeship Week 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate apprentices and apprenticeship employers, especially in health and social care. To… Read More

4 March 2018

How can e-learning be better than face-to-face?

Guest blog from the team at MeLearningFace-to-face learning has great benefits, but don’t dismiss alternative training solutions, especially in busy… Read More

12 April 2017

Access our all-new ‘Clinical eLearning Hub’

We have developed a new Clinical eLearning Hub to help you locate all of your clinical eLearning requirements in one… Read More

31 January 2017

RCNi Lists on the Skills Platform

We are proud to announce a new partnership with RCNi Learning, to list their courses on the Skills Platform. RCNi… Read More

20 January 2017

Lessons from healthcare e-Learners

The range and quality of e-Learning courses for healthcare workers continues to grow at an exponential rate, with users -… Read More

24 June 2016

Why You Should Consider eLearning for your Healthcare Practice [Infographic]

Have you considered eLearning for your healthcare practice? Face to Face training is still an excellent training resource, but healthcare… Read More

24 May 2016