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Matt Jackson from Compact Learning recently led our practice away day. The event was well organised and managed and the staff felt it was worth the time invested. Matt was knowledgeable and his input on the day was invaluable for the team

  - Sukhi Ghattaora, Manager, Sunrise Medical Practice

Matt Jackson from Compact Learning, who came to give the training, managed to keep the interest and provoke questions from many of us. He kept it flowing and interjected some light-hearted banter, but most gratifying was that he made it understandable to all the staff. He demonstrated and explained everything clearly. There was enough equipment for all the staff to practice on and he made sure that they all received some attention. He gave our new secretary who had never done this before a one to one run through and made sure she understood the basics. Even the Doc’s learned something!! … To sum up Matt delivered a well thought out and professional service. All our staff gained important knowledge and all of them said they would remember it as it was delivered in a friendly and relaxed fashion. … We will be using Compact Learning again and will definately recommend them to our colleagues.

  - Sue Wightman, Assistant Practice Manager, The Ivy Medical Group



Compact Learning is the Health related training and assessment service offered by The Bosk. Centre manager and Nurse Practitioner Matt Jackson delivers mandatory and clinical training to health & education organisations supported by a small team of Nurse and Paramedic trainer/assessors.  All of Compact Learning’s health commissions help to financially support Rural Pride’s projects supporting outdoor learning for children and young people.

Current in house courses on offer are;

  • BLS & AED updates (with anaphylaxis)
  • Sepsis Awareness for front of house teams
  • Moving and Handling of People in General Practice and Care settings
  • Conflict Resolution NHS Syllabus
  • Venepuncture    2023 OPEN COURSE Birmingham 
  • HCA Care Certificate Induction 2023 OPEN COURSE Birmingham
  • ECG Recording
  • Emergency First Aid at Work  2023 OPEN COURSE Birmingham
  • Outdoor First Aid
  • Forest School First Aid
  • Role of the Chaperone
  • Blood Pressure Skills Workshop
  • Team Development Days away with us here at Rural Pride.

UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned.

Rural Pride is a Registered Centre with for First Aid courses. Matt Jackson is a member of the National Back Exchange





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