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Our Competent & Authorised Persons medical gas training provides all the theory and just as much practical, with learners benefiting from one the UK’s only ‘live’ medical gas pipeline systems outside of hospitals.
We deliver training to HTM 02 to suit the various healthcare roles that come into contact with medical gases. These include Competent and Authorised Persons, Quality Controllers, Nurses, Porters and Designated Nursing Officers.
Not just here as a one off…
We'll support you throughout your career with the necessary refresher training to keep your skills and knowledge current, regardless of who you have trained with previously.
|Competent person MGPS (HTM 02)||MGCP||5 days|
|Competent person MGPS (HTM 02) refresher||MGCPr||2 days|
|Competent person MGPS (HTM 02) first responder||MGFR||1 day|
|Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02)||MGAP||10 days|
|Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02) refresher||MGAPr||3 days|
|Authorised person MGPS (HTM 02) intensive||MGAPi||5 days|
|Nurse MGPS (HTM 02)||MGN||3 hour|
|Quality controller MGPS introduction||MGQC||3 days|
|Quality controller MGPS refresher||MGQCr||2 days|
|Porter MGPS (HTM 02)||MGP||3 hour|
|Medical gas hose making||MGHM||1 day|
|Medical gas pipeline systems - design calculations||MGDC||3 days|
|Medical gas alarms maintenance & management||MGA||2 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 30 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.
Mark is an experienced Authorised Person (MGPS), having worked for both NHS Trusts and private organisations delivering AP and auditing services for a number of years.
He brings with him a wealth of experience in support of Eastwood Park’s medical gas training portfolio, including on the design, installation, surveying and ongoing maintenance of medical gas pipeline systems. This will be particularly relevant to the delivery of practical learning exercises in Eastwood Park’s ‘live’ medical gas facility.
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 over 30 years experience in all aspects of water safety & 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.
Following a successful career in the NHS, he set up his own consultancy company, Synergistic Solutions Consultancy Ltd. providing NHS and private healthcare organisations with expert consultancy services as an Authorising Engineer (Water) and bespoke training. He also delivers training at Eastwood Park Training.
He is a Fellow of IHEEM as well as a member of IHEEM's Authorising Engineers (Water) register and chair of the water technical platform; a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute; Member of the Water Management Society and the Royal Society for Public Health. His working experience in the healthcare sector enables him to offer his skills in water safety and the wider estate management fields.