NICE Guidance - elearning for healthcare
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About the NICE Guidance programme

NICE Guidance – Evidence into Practice is an elearning resource for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), primarily aimed at medical undergraduates.

The elearning offers practical advice about how to use evidence based medicine in daily practice. The information has been adapted from NICE Guidance and illustrates application of the guidance with practical examples.

The teaching materials have been developed for NICE in conjunction with Leeds and St George’s Medical Schools and are delivered in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare.

Eight sessions of elearning cover the following four topics:

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Principles of decision making in healthcare
  • Changing clinical practice
  • Audit and feedback

More information

NICE is a Non Departmental Public Body responsible for providing national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

NICE Guidance – Evidence into Practice is an elearning programme designed to improve the understanding and enhance the implementation of NICE guidelines.

The elearning will help users to:

  • Follow the guidance for evidence-based medicine
  • Make decisions in an evidence-based and fair way
  • Understand, identify and overcome barriers to change
  • Conduct an audit and provide feedback

The interactive elearning materials have been designed to be used on a standard laptop or PC via a broadband internet connection at home or in the workplace.

Learners will be able to plan and record their learning and return to any unfinished sessions. The sessions may also help learners meet their CPD/CME needs.

For more information on the elearning please email the team at

Executive group

  • Julia Moore OBE

    National Director, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Alan Ryan

    National Programme Director, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Val Moore

    Val Moore

    Director, Implementation, NICE

Project team

  • Judith Richardson

    Judith Richardson

    Consultant Clinical Adviser, NICE
  • Chris Mason

    Chris Mason

    Project Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Chris Cammack

    Chris Cammack

    Implementation Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Rashmi Chavda

    Rashmi Chavada

    Lead Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare

Review team 2016

  • David Sutton

    David Sutton

    Programme Manager: Education, NICE
  • Vida Douglas

    Associate Director: Education, NICE
  • Patricia Howe

    Patricia Howe

    Project Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • elfh-staff-Angelina-Montinaro-learning-profile

    Angelina Montinaro

    Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare

How to access

In order to access the NICE Guidance programme, you will need an elfh account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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To view the NICE Guidance programme, select the View button below. If you already have an account with elfh, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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NHS healthcare staff in England

The NICE Guidance programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this elearning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.

Further details are available here.

Not an NHS organisation?

If you are not an NHS health or care organisation and therefore do not qualify for free access elfh Hub, you may be able to access the service by creating an OpenAthens account.

To check whether or not you qualify for free access via OpenAthens, you can view the eligibility criteria and register on the ‘OpenAthens’ portal.

Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the NICE Guidance programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

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