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The Queen Elizabeth unit at The Royal London

e-Learning for Queen Elizabeth Unit staff

Cross-Skilling and Critical Care Resources

Hosted on Health Education England's e-Learning for Healthcare platform, The LTLC Critical Care programme is aimed at supporting the cross-skilling of the London NHS workforce to manage existing critical care demand; potential future spikes in critical care demand as a result of Covid-19; andlonger-term permanent expansion of critical care capacity. This programme supports London’s recovery plan by ensuring that system-level training infrastructure sustains readiness for future surge and increased critical care capacity; well-being is integrated for all staff; and opportunities to enable workforce and training innovations are maximised and continually adapted.

Requires an NHS OpenAthens username and password to access. Sign-up for one here or contact the library.



The Royal College of Nursing's Introducing Critical Care programme

This online programme will provide the participant with resources to support an introduction to critical care for the nursing and midwifery workforce... It also addresses the identification of the use of self-care mechanisms for the nursing and midwifery workforce, introducing coping strategies to promote self-health... The programme will introduce you to a set of resources, which provide flexible and accessible learning. These may be revisited at any time and accessed for your learning and development... This is a developing resource and more learning will become available over time...

This resource is free for everyone to access, however, if you are not an RCN member, you will first have to sign up for a free 'contact' account here. RCN members should login using their existing details.




The online version of Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures includes over 350 evidence-based clinical procedures related to every aspect of care.

To access please log in using your NHS OpenAthens credentials. contains digestible step-by-step breakdowns of common clinical procedures, with easy-to-follow text accompanied by illustrations.

To access the COVID-19 topics, please log in using your NHS OpenAthens credentials, and on the dashboard select "Procedures", then "Adults".

Recently added topics include Administration of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (BNT162b2) by intramuscular injection and Diluting the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (BNT162b2) ready for administration


If you need help with any of our resources we are happy to provide training. Training sessions can be carried out remotely by arrangement, with sessions ranged from introductory to advanced usage of any one of our digital resources. Contact us for more information.

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