Remote consultations handbookThis guide aims to provide clinicians with some guidance on how to modify their usual history taking and examination techniques to enable a productive and safe remote consultation via webcam or telephone.
Handbook for video consultationsThis guide aims to provide clinicians with some guidance on how to modify their usual history taking and examination techniques to ensure a safe and effective consultation for clinicians working via a webcam.
National Workforce Reporting SystemThe National Workforce Reporting System is run by NHS Digital to collect and present Primary Care workforce based data. It consists of a data entry module and a reporting module.
Medical appraisalThis online guidance produced by NHS England give an overview of the medical appraisal process and includes information and resources to help medical appraisers carry out their roles effectively and consistently.
Greater Manchester Training HubThe Greater Manchester Training Hub is a collaboration of four local training hubs, providing support for general practice around workforce development and retention.
Physician Associate person specificationThis person specification template published by the Royal College of Physicians will be helpful for any general practice that is considering recruiting a Physician Associate to work as part of their primary care team.
GP Supervisor and Physician Associate GuideThis guide published by the Royal College of Physicians will be helpful for any general practice that has recently recruited or is considering recruiting a Physician Associate to work as part of their primary care team.
Physician Associate sample job descriptionThis Physician Associates job description published by the Royal College of Physicians will be helpful for any general practice looking to recruit a Physician Associate to work as part of a multidisciplinary primary care team.
Physician Associate job descriptionThis Physician Associates job description will be helpful for any general practice looking to recruit a Physician Associate to work as part of a multidisciplinary primary care team.
Who are Physician Associates?This leaflet published by the Royal College of Physicians explains the role of Physician Associates, how they work, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
Practice Index eLearning HUBThe Practice Index eLearning HUB provides access to free Leadership Training elearning courses for Practice Managers. All of the Practice Index elearning courses are RCGP certified and CPD verified.
GP Practice Managers ForumThe GP Practice Managers Forum created by Practice Index provides a platform for practice managerial staff throughout the UK to share, network and discuss. Members must have a valid NHS email address and work at a GP practice in order to register.
David MillsFormer Executive Director of private hospitals with expertise in the following areas: Change management Hospital senior management – becoming more open Commercial contracts LEAN principles with broad spectrum staff involvement Process innovation (using FISH maps, staff ownership and Kaizen to improve outcomes) Patient pathway firstname.lastname@example.orgDirectorlinkedin.com/in/david-mills-41a95340/Former
GP Excellence Programme newsletter January 2020The January issue of the GP Excellence programme newsletter covers: the forthcoming Practice Managers Conference and GP Complaints Handling workshops, the support offer fromn AQuA to help practices to achieve the QI domain of the QoF, Free PMA e-learning opportunities for non-clinical staff, a QI case study, a spotlight on primary care based research and much more.
Katie IllingworthI’m Katie, a non-medical prescriber and Practice Nurse specialising in the management of type 2 diabetes. I work at Ashcroft Surgery in Levenshulme. I am interested in holistic approach to health care, aiming for a personalised approach to best email@example.comNurse
GP AssistantsThe GP Assistant (GPA) is a new role being created in order to relieve some of the pressure on GPs. Former RCGP Chair Dr Maureen Baker says the assistants would be ‘a cross between a healthcare assistant and a doctor’s PA’ which could provide a ‘short term injection of support’ for general practice.
HEE StarThe HEE Star is a tool developed by Health Education England to bring structure and coherence to conversations about workforce challenges and to support workforce transformation.
The NHS AppThe NHS App enables people to check their symptoms using the health A-Z on the NHS website and to find out what to do when they need help urgently using NHS 111 online. The NHS app will be available to all patients across Greater Manchester in the coming weeks.
MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional PracticeThe MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice gives allied healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills they need to enhance their practice and prepare for leadership roles. The course is aimed at registered professionals such as dieticians, audiologists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, paramedics and occupational therapists who seek continuing professional development opportunities.
MRes Primary CareThe MRes Primary Care course is an innovative distance learning research degree that provides an introduction to research development, mainly for those currently in the healthcare workforce who wish to become researchers or pursue a research pathway within their profession.
MSc Clinical PharmacyThis masters degree in offfers part-time distance and blended learning options that enable practitioners to develop clinical, leadership and research skills while working as a pharmacist.
Integrated Community Healthcare and Leadership (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)This new part-time masters degree aims to help people to develop the leadership skills needed to lead neighbourhoods and networks and deliver integrated health and social care services in line with the NHS longterm plan and the new GP contract. Anyone who works in primary care in Greater Manchester may be eligible for a bursary to support their fees.
GP partnership review: final reportThis report details the findings of the GP partnership review led by Dr Nigel Watson and makes final recommendations to Government. The review has engaged with GPs and others with an interest to look for solutions to reinvigorate the partnership model and support the transformation of general practice.
Emily HopkinsI am the lead for the Knowledge Management programme at Health Education England. One of our externally facing projects is the eWIN website, a collection of good practice, case studies etc in areas relation to workforce development. No login needed, all free! Visit firstname.lastname@example.orgKnowledge Manager
Michael PursgloveI am the Business Manager for The Avenue Medical Centre, a 6 x Partner Practice located in Blackley.0161 720 email@example.com Victoria Avenue, Blackley, Manchester, M9 6BABusiness Manager
Sue SmithsonI am Practice Manager at Whitley Road Medical Centre. I enjoy being part of a team of excellent clinicians who put their patients needs at the forefront of care delivery. As a PM with a Nursing background, I believe leadership should facilitate and ensure effective, safe ...NA0161 firstname.lastname@example.org Whitley Road, Manchester, UKPractice ManagerNANANANA
Primary care developmentThis briefing outlines training and masterclasses organised by the Royal College of General Practitioners for non clinical practice staff working in primary care. Whether you’re looking to train non-clinical practice staff, further develop your practice managers or seeking to improve or support practices, the RCGP is here as your independent, critical-friend to support and facilitate.
Time for Care learning in action programmeThe Time for Care programme is at the heart of the General Practice Forward View's support for practices to redesign their care and manage demand more sustainably. Using a variety of means this initiative provided by the NHS England Sustainable Improvement team will give every practice in England the chance to learn about proven innovations that release time for care.
Productive General Practice Quick StartProductive General Practice (PGP) Quick Start is an on-site, hands-on, short term support package for practices that forms part of a local Time for Care programme. Alongside the 10 High Impact Actions the support package provided by NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement team aims to help practices release time for care and build improvement capability.
General Practice Improvement Leaders ProgrammeThe General Practice Improvement Leaders Programme is a free training programme designed for GPs, practice managers, nurses, project managers and facilitators working in general practice to support the GP Forward View. The programme provided by NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement team offers step-by-step tools and techniques to help build skills and confidence to lead service redesign in general practice.
Flu vaccinations 2018: guidance and planning clinicsWith appropriate planning, all patients should be able to be offered protection before the flu season starts. The latest clinical recommendations and programme delivery guidance published by NHS England can help you and your team implement the changes.
A guide for general practice employing a paramedicThis guide published by NHS Fareham and Gosport CCG aims to support general practices to understand the role of paramedics, how they work, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
Think physio for primary careThis briefing paper published by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy can help general practices understand the benefits of employing physiotherapists to work in primary care to care for patients with Musculoskeletal (MSK) issues.
QI Ready eLearning modulesThe RCGP has produced eLearning modules to compliment the QI Ready network and self-accreditation process. There are a suite of three modules that will assist you in better understanding quality improvement methodologies.
Haxby GroupHaxby Group is a 'super-partnership' covering 50,000 patients across the cities on York and Hull. It delivers care through 2 GMS partnerships and and an APMS contract run by Haxby Business Group Ltd - a company formed by the partners of Haxby Group for the purpose of bidding for an APMS contract. 01904 email@example.com@haxbygroupfacebook.com/HaxbyGroupHaxby and Wigginton Health Centre, 2 The Village, Wigginton, York, YO32 2LL
General Practice Nurse competency frameworkThis competency framework addresses the common core competencies and the wider range of skills, knowledge and behaviours a nurse needs, to be a fully proficient General Practice Nurse (GPN).