Health and Safety for Primary Care Practice Managers (Our Ref: G316)


Tue, 4th Jun '24    
9:30 am - 12:30 pm


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Health and Safety for Primary Care Practice Managers

Duration Approx 3 Hours


A course specifically designed to provide Health and Safety advice and information, including the application of risk assessment, for Practice Managers, Assistant Practice Managers, Operations Managers and other Managers and Supervisors who lead on Health and Safety and Risk Assessment within their GP Surgery/Practice, Primary Care Network (PCN), Medical Centre, Dental Practice or other primary care setting.

Event Details

A virtual course run over zoom, delegates will require a PC, Laptop, Pad Device or smart phone with stable internet connection and working camera and microphone to be able to join this course.

Zoom Registration 0915

Training 0930-1230

Inclusive Offers

All delegates who attend the course will be offered a post course 15 minute free one to one telephone consultation to answer questions or provide specific advice on any issues of concern to delegates or the delegates workplace.


  • Health & Safety Law
  • Manual handling
  • Display screen equipment
  • Electrical safety (PAT and fixed electrical installations)
  • Fire safety
  • Healthcare hazards,
    • Cryotherapy
    • sharps and needle stick injuries,
    • Medical gasses (Oxygen)
    • Biological hazards
  • Hazardous substances (COSHH etc)
  • Asbestos
  • Legionella
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Stress
  • First Aid
  • Use and control of maintenance contractors
  • Common accidents and prevention
  • Accident Reporting and RIDDOR
  • Health and safety myths dispelled
  • Risk assessment
    • Approaches
    • What needs to be assessed
    • Templates
    • Typical assessments
    • Explanation of key health and safety phrases “suitable and sufficient, “reasonably practicable” and “competent person”
    • Practical risk assessment exercise
  • Options for health and safety advice and support.
  • Open forum (chance to share problems and issues and seek solutions)


Gary Hepburn

The course is led by Gary Hepburn. Gary set up Sirius Business Services Ltd (Sirius) at the end of 2000. Gary is a member of many professional bodies such as Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, International Institute of Risk and Safety Managers, Institute for Learning, Royal College of Nursing, Association of Healthcare Trainers, the Council for Professionals as Resuscitation Officers and the Institution of Fire Engineers. Gary has held several senior appointments in the NHS in Primary Care, Community Hospitals, Emergency Care and Mental Health.

Gary’s has been an active first aider/medic since he first qualified as a Dive Medic over 30 years ago and has many years hands on experience in event medical services, medical repatriation and as a first responder for the NHS. He has also qualified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

Gary has been a health, safety and security professional  in the fields of Atomic Energy, Facilities Management, Healthcare, Government, Commercial, Education and Charity sectors. Gary has led and developed training programmes and provided advice and consultancy for over 30 years. He has specialised in NHS/Primary Care for the last 20 years.


£75 + VAT per delegate


Please call 0800 999 3998 or email


All those who attend the full session will be provided with a certificate of attendance.



Health and Safety for Practice Managers 4 June 2024 0930


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