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Security and Threat

Course overview:

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGG&C) is committed to providing a positive security culture throughout the organisation and to ensure personal safety at all times of patients, residents, staff and visitors. We have produced this short e-module in line with changes in legislation and to help ensure we embed security principles within our workforce.


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of the UK Counter Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST)
  • Keep secure door codes confidential so that they are only known by those that require them for regular discharge of their duties
  • Observe all personal safety and security rules at all times as described in the NHSGG&C Security and Threat Policy
  • Challenge those persons not wearing photographic identification badges unless to do so would place them at risk
  • Wear an up to date photographic identification badge at all time during work
  • Understand the process for reporting and recording Security incidents at a local level
  • Understand the vulnerability factors that can make individuals susceptible to radicalisation or a risk to others and can seek advice from if they have concerns about an individual who may be being groomed into terrorist activity
  • Ensure passwords and login details are kept secure at all times
  • Access the NHSGGC Security and Threat Policy for further information


Course provider:

This course can be accessed online via LearnPro


Who should attend? :

All GGC employees are required to complete this course.


Pre requisites:

No pre-requisites required



40 minutes


KSF Links:

  1. Communication
  2. Health, Safety and Security
  3. Service Improvement
  4. Quality



Security and threat training is delivered via LearnPro. You will find it under the Statutory/ Mandatory tab on your front page.