31 / 3 / 2016 10am
March 2016, NHS Employers held a webinar that focused on how the NHS can learn from processes and skills developed during the 2015 Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone.
This one hour webinar will help you find out:
- how they built the reservist training process for containing the outbreak of Ebola.
- what a senior nursing office experienced when they were deployed to Ebola Viral Disease Treatement Unit in Sierra Leone
- how a being a reservist can benefit the organisation as well as the individual
The webinar and the videos that feature in the recording are at the bottom of this page. Don't have time to listen to the whole webinar? Use our guide to fast forward to the bits that interest you the most.
- 01:33 – Developing and implementing the Ebola containment processes. Lt Col Chris Gibson talks about the development of processes that were instrumental in containing Ebola in Sierra Leone in 2015. Chris discusses the successes and challenges that occurred at each stage of development
- 28:49 – Working to combat the outbreak at the Kerry Town Treatment Unit (KTTU) in Sierra Leone. Lt Col Maggie Durrant takes us through her experiences helping to fight Ebola at the front line of the outbreak in Sierra Leone from training in York, acclimatisation in Sierra Leone, the challenges of communication and the realities of combating such a contagious disease.
- 51:25 – Why be an Army medical reservist? Major Dave Stone presents why individuals may join the Army medical services as a reservist. Dave covers the unparalleled training opportunities, the chance to grow skills and develop leadership and being able to bring those skills back to the NHS.
- 58:50 – Q&A - You can also view a transcript of the questions that were answered during the webinar.
Delivering capability through training from NHS Employers on Vimeo.
Military March - E-learning from NHS Employers on Vimeo.
Military March - Accidental exposure from NHS Employers on Vimeo.