Studying for an Eastwood Park degree: Alison's experience
We have medical gas courses to suit the various healthcare roles that come into contact with medical gases including: Competent and Authorised Persons, Quality Controllers, Nurses, Porters and Designated Nursing Officers.
These courses include a mix of theory and practical elements applicable to specific roles.
|Competent person MGPS (HTM 02)||EMGC||5 days|
|Competent person MGPS (HTM 02) refresher||EMGZ||2 days|
|Competent person MGPS (HTM 02) first responder||EMGF||1 day|
|Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02)||EMGM||10 days|
|Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02) refresher||EMGR||3 days|
|Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02) intensive||EMGS||5 days|
|Nurse MGPS (HTM 02)||EMGN||3 hour|
|Quality controller MGPS introduction||EMGP||3 days|
|Quality controller MGPS refresher||EMQR||2 days|
|Porter MGPS (HTM 02)||EMGO||3 hour|
|Medical gas hose making||MGHM||1 day|
|Medical gas pipeline systems - design calculations||EMDC||3 days|
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
Medical Gases trainers
As medical gas portfolio manager, Michael Ell leads and develops medical gas training at Eastwood Park, the only “live” training MGPS site in the UK.
Formerly a marine engineer, hospital engineer, an Estates Manager in a 750-bed general hospital and a medical gas risk specialist and trainer, he has over 25 years’ hospital engineering experience.
Michael offers in-depth knowledge of the role of a medical gas AP, as well as the management of medical gases on a range of sites. His course delivery encourages as much interactivity and practical elements as possible.
Lifts and Medical Gases
Ken Gorman has 33 years hospital experience within the NHS and in hospitals abroad, including the Middle East and Africa.
He has an MSc in Engineering Management as well as a NEBOSH diploma, and is a member of IHEEM.
His estates and facilities experience has given him an insight into the requirements and challenges of hospital engineering.
Water Hygiene, Medical Gases and Estates & Facilities Management
With approaching 30 years experience in all aspects of water safety and hygiene and estates management in the healthcare sector, Mervyn has led the development of Eastwood Park's new portfolio of water courses for both healthcare and non-healthcare organisations.
Having recently left the NHS, as well as delivering training at Eastwood Park, he works with private and NHS organisations providing expert consultancy services as an Authorising Engineer (Water) plus other services and bespoke training.
He is a Fellow of IHEEM as well as a member of IHEEM's Authorising Engineers (Water) register; a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and Member of the Water Management Society. His working experience in the healthcare sector enables him to offer his skills in water safety and the wider estate management fields.