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  • Recruitment and Retention – Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship14th June 2019Has your practice considered becoming a Tier 2 sponsorship license holder? This licence will allow you to employ non-EEA workers, which can help support clinical recruitment and retention.
  • GP Excellence Newsletter May 201910th June 2019The GP Excellence Newsletter offers the latest news and information from the GP Excellence team. The May edition features the Pride in Practice scheme, GM COPD Virtual Learning Hub, improving the prescribing of opioid based analgesia at Springfield Medical Centre and an article on the the benefits of the CPRD research initiative.
  • High dose opioids per 1000 patients – Springfield House Medical Practice27th May 2019  As a practice of 10,000 patients, Springfield Medical Centre identified all patients who were prescribed opiate based analgesia at daily doses greater than 120mg. In total, 35 patients were identified and they spent the last 12 months reducing these doses down to below 120mg. ...
  • MSc in Integrated Community Heathcare22nd May 2019The GM GP Excellence Programme may be able to help to support some of the fees towards your MSc in Integrated Community Healthcare and Leadership. Contact us by email at to find out more.
  • Integrated Clinical Academic bridging scheme21st May 2019The Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) bridging scheme led by Health Education England North and the National Institute for Health Research offers a 12-month post-doctoral programme with an individual award of up to £34,000 and up to £10,000 for the 6/12 month pre-doctoral programme.Improvement science
  • The Practice Nurse Foundation Course8th May 2019This course aims to enhance the competence and confidence of registered practitioners new to working with a General Practice surgery, as autonomous professionals.
  • Greater Manchester General Practice Nursing Resource Pack30th April 2019The GM General Practice Nurse Collaborative (GPN) has developed this resource pack in order that practices have access to information about nurse competencies, job descriptions and career pathways including levels of pay, terms and conditions for Nurses working in general practice.Context
  • NICE cancer guidance training for Practice and District nurses8th April 2019This free and highly interactive session is focused on looking at the changes within NICE cancer referral criteria that specifically relate to Practice, and District, nurses. It is also an opportunity to refresh existing skills and knowledge to help nurses awareness of signs and symptoms, ...
  • COPD – Greater Manchester COPD Programme4th April 2019Health Innovation Manchester is bringing together resources from the NHS, social care and pharmaceutical industry to ensure that every person with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has access to equitable, high quality care. This clinician-led learning tool aims to support local GP practices in the care of patients with COPD.Context | Diagnose | Plan and test | Implement | Behaviour change2 comments
  • COPD – Living with the condition4th April 2019Patients in Greater Manchester have lent their voices and stories to a new Aardman animation, the creators of “Wallace & Gromit”, focused on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The film sees COPD patients discuss experience of living with the condition and the importance of having a voice in their care, all while animated as a variety of animals and pets.Patient involvement | Engagement
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