Managing Minor Illness in First Contact Care

20 Credits Level 6



The ability to manage minor illness is central to first contact care and to emergency care reform, providing patients with faster and more convenient access to services in a primary care setting, in addition to secondary care settings.

Follow the link for further details of Managing Minor Illness in First Contact Care - HEA00055H 


Entry requirements

This course is open to all registered practitioners. All applications must be approved by your manager or employer.

Credits and Cost

Qualification awarded

If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded 20 credit points by the University of York, at Level 6.


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Start Dates and Timetable

These are the dates that the programme will run for the Autumn 2019 term. Please note these are subject to confirmation of funding which we expect to receive within the next few weeks.

Heslington Campus


  • 12 September 2019
  • 19 September 2019
  • 26 September 2019
  • 10 October 2019
  • 07 November 2019
  • 21 November 2019
  • 05 December 2019
  • 09 January 2020
  • 16 January 2020
  • 06 February 2020
  • 05 March 2020


For more information, contact the SSPRD Administrator in the Student and Academic Support Service on 01904 321321 or email

Download a copy of the leaflet: Managing Minor Illnesses in First Contact Care (PDF , 992kb).  

To apply, download an Application form for freestanding students (PDF , 298kb).