Food Hygiene & Safety

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Food Hygiene & Safety online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Food Hygiene & Safety online training module:

1. Introduction to Food Hygiene & Safety:
• Importance of food hygiene in healthcare settings
• Legal requirements and regulations in the UK
• Responsibilities of healthcare workers in food handling

2. Personal Hygiene:
• Hand hygiene: proper handwashing technique and frequency
• Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, aprons, and hairnets
• Reporting illnesses and avoiding food handling when unwell

3. Food Handling and Storage:
• Safe food storage practices, including temperature control and separation of raw and cooked foods
• Proper handling of food to prevent cross-contamination
• Labelling and dating of food items

4. Cleaning and Sanitization:
• Importance of maintaining a clean and hygienic food preparation area
• Cleaning schedules and procedures for equipment, utensils, and surfaces
• Proper use and storage of cleaning chemicals

5. Allergen Management:
• Identification and awareness of common food allergens
• Preventing cross-contact and contamination of allergens
• Communication with patients and colleagues regarding allergen information

6. Food Safety Management Systems:
• Introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
• Monitoring and recording of food safety practices
• Reporting and handling of food safety incidents or complaints

7. Food Delivery and Service:
• Safe transportation and delivery of food to patients
• Temperature control during transport
• Proper serving techniques to ensure food safety

8. Emergency Situations:
• Procedures to follow in case of power outages, equipment failures, or other emergencies
• Food disposal guidelines during emergencies
• Communication and coordination with relevant personnel

9. Regular Review and Updates:
• Importance of ongoing training and staying updated on food hygiene practices
• Resources for further information and support.

The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the importance of safe transportation and delivery of food in maintaining food quality and safety.
2. Identify the key factors for temperature control during food transport.
3. Recognize the significance of proper serving techniques in preventing cross-contamination and ensuring food safety.
4. Comprehend the recommended temperature range for hot food during transport.
5. Know the appropriate actions to take with perishable food exposed to unsafe temperatures during emergencies.
6. Understand the labelling requirements for discarded food during emergencies.
7. Recognize the importance of clear communication and coordination during emergencies to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
8. Identify critical control points in food service operations, such as refrigeration, cooking, and dishwashing.
9. Understand the importance of backup power sources in maintaining essential food service operations during emergencies.
10. Comprehend how HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) contributes to food safety in healthcare settings through identifying hazards, implementing control points, and ensuring compliance with regulations.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Food Hygiene & Safety online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.