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*UPDATED* Hospital visiting changes, home testing kits, Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.

Training for NHSGGC Website


The Content Management System (CMS) for our websites is Umbraco 7.

You can access essential training via LearnPro ( You will be able to learn at your own computer at a time to suit you.

The relevant training module is 'GGC: 094 Umbraco 7 Content Management System'.

Training Prerequisites

You should note all the following points before beginning training.  Before your training you should:

For your department...

Have approval from your line manager or service lead to take responsibility for department content.  Have agreement and support from your line manager to allow you time to manage your content efficiently.

This includes:

  • training time,
  • sourcing content (text, documents and images),
  • writing / rewriting content,
  • updating content on the CMS and
  • reviewing your content on a regular basis.

Have an agreed content plan for your department or service.

Have read, fully understood and accepted the terms of the Web Content & Development Policy. You "sign" this by way of entering your email address at the end of the Learn Pro CMS Training module.

For yourself...

  • Be familiar with all standard web terms and using a web browser
  • Have experience of text editing for example using WordPad or NotePad
  • Register with LearnPro -
  • Ensure you have Google Chrome installed on your PC (contact the IT Service Desk to request this)

The browser required for accessing Umbraco is Google Chrome. Internet Explorer is not compatible.

This is installed for editors and will appear as the Umbraco logo on your desktop. If you can't see this, or it doesn't open the Umbraco login screen when you click on it, please log a call with the IT Service Desk. Explain you require Google Chrome / Umbraco to enable to you edit the NHSGGC or Sandyford websites. A shortcut icon to the IT Service Desk to log calls should be on your desktop.

You don't need Chrome installed to carry out the LearnPro training, so you can complete training while you wait.


Support after training

For any technical issues, if you are unsure of how to do something after referring to the available support materials, or have a request to add a feature or function to your content, please send details, link(s) to the relevant page(s), screengrabs where possible, to us at [email protected]

Last Updated: 27 April 2021