Network and Training – Oldham, Bury and Rochdale

Visit this page to find information about local clinical training opportunities or local networking events.

Network and training - primary care LARC training

HCRG in partnership with Organon and Bayer PLC are providing free practical LARC training to Primary Care healthcare professionals across Oldham, Rochdale and Bury to gain Letter of Competency (LoC) in Implants (LoC SDI-IR)  and Coils (LoC IUT).   This training is available to healthcare professionals new to LARC as well as those whose competencies may have lapsed.

HCRG will also reimburse the cost (1st attempt- passed) of the Online Theory Assessment (OTA)  which is an entry requirement prior to the practical training element commencing. If you are interested in gaining LoC in IUD or SDI-IR or need a refresher, take a look at our training pathway, entry requirements (below) and send a completed application form with supporting documents to

Network and training - LARC fitters forum

We host a quarterly (online) LARC Fitters Forum for healthcare practitioners, across Oldham, Rochdale and Bury, to support and enhance LARC skills and improve access to LARC for our residents.

The forum is aimed at new, or recently trained LARC fitters as well as those who are established and experienced withing Primary Care. It provides an opportunity to network, receive updates on current guidance, discuss techniques, share best practice, discuss issues encountered in practice and management of complex cases.

To join the forum please email the Strategic Lead – Engagement & Partnerships

Sexual Health Partnerships - Oldham Strategic Sexual Health Partnership Board

HCRG Integrated Sexual Health in collaboration with Oldham Public Health lead Oldham’s Sexual Health partnership.

The partnership provides strong and ambitious strategic leadership and clear accountability for improving sexual health outcomes and leads the development of a multi-agency strategic and operational response to sexual and reproductive health challenges, driving innovation and sustainable improvement.

If you have significant operational or strategic sexual health responsibility and are interested in becoming a member of our board, please email

Sexual Health Partnerships - Rochdale Sexual Health Network

Rochdale Sexual Health Network is hosted by HCRG Integrated Sexual Health Service and Rochdale Public Health.

It offers the chance for professionals working with those affected by poorer sexual health outcomes to meet peers, collaborate, learn, and proactively share good practice, and evidence base.

The network meets biannually. If you are interested in joining the network please email

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