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 Dear Bank Colleague  

We appreciate that this continues to be a demanding period for our services and additional support from our bank staff is welcomed. We are very grateful for your continued support, and are keen to receive feedback and ideas from you on how we can improve the overall bank experience. Please could you please take 5 minutes to complete the anonymous short survey, where you will have the opportunity to provide comments on what has gone well, and what we could do more or less of to make bookings and working shifts better for you.


Staff Bank Management Team






Staff Bank News Letter 2021

*Important update for Registered Nurses*

Successful HEPMA pilot paves the way for GGC-wide rollout

Hepma Request Form  can be downloaded from HERE

Hepma Newsletter April 2021

HEPMA is a new digital system that will replace the paper drug chart (kardex) for inpatient areas across NHSGGC. Doctors and other prescribers will use HEPMA to prescribe medicines for inpatients and nurses will use HEPMA to carry out drug rounds and record the administration of medicines to patients.


Clinical staff will be required to complete a concise eLearning package on LearnPro in order to be given access to the HEPMA system. The HEPMA Facilitator Team will provide support and supplemental training to staff “on the floor” in clinical areas as the rollout progresses. It is important to complete the HEPMA Learnpro module as soon as possible. You cannot get access to HEPMA without completing the appropriate module. See attached for quick reference guide and most recent newsletter.


If you do not currently have an NHSGGC Network account please get in touch with the Staff Bank for assistance at [email protected]

Learn Pro eLearning guide

Hepma Core Brief






Pressure ulcer and Moisture Lesion Competency Assessment - This should be completed annually by each ward. It should also be completed by the ward if it is highlighted as a hotspot.


Tissue Viability voice over presentation the presentation can be found in the top link on this page 'Annual Pressure ulcer and Moisture Lesion Competency Assessment (RED folder training)


Podiatry pressure ulcer prevention narrated presentation can be found using the following link: 


Heel Pressure redistribution Guidelines can be found through the link below. This provides a clear flow chart on when to refer to Orthotics and Podiatry.








































Last Updated: 14 September 2021