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  • 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.
  • Free 3 hour GP Complaints Handling workshopNHS England are providing a free 3 hour GP Complaints Handling workshop in Manchester on 12 March 2020 which aims to support general practices in preventing and managing complaints and improving the service provided to patients.
  • Time for Care Quality Improvement for Early Career GPsThe Time for Care programme is offering a fully funded two day quality improvement workshop for early career GPs (ST3 - First-five). The two day programme for the North West region will take place in Manchester on 26 and 27 February 2020.
  • Post CCT GP Fellowship Programme 2019/2020Details of 36 GP Fellowship posts available as part of a programme led by Health Education England to support newly qualified GPs to develop the leadership and advanced clinical skills required for the future of GP development.
  • Recruitment and Retention – Tier 2 Visa SponsorshipHas 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.
  • Integrated Clinical Academic bridging schemeThe 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.
  • The Practice Nurse Foundation CourseThis course aims to enhance the competence and confidence of registered practitioners new to working with a General Practice surgery, as autonomous professionals.
  • NICE cancer guidance training for Practice and District nursesThis 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 ProgrammeHealth 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.2 comments
  • Leadership Development Opportunities for primary care in Greater ManchesterThe North West Leaderships Academy have developed a wide menu of leadership development opportunities for primary care colleagues across Greater Manchester.
  • Personal Professional Development in Public Health or Primary CareThe Personal Professional Development course meets the training needs of health professionals who are either interested in a career in public health or want to develop new skills in a specific area of public health, primary care or research methods.
  • 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 Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice (Nursing)The MSc in Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice gives registered nurses the knowledge and skills they need to enhance their practice and prepare for leadership roles.
  • 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.
  • Leading Integrated Teams Programme – applications open for latest cohortAre you a team leader looking to develop your leadership skills and knowledge of integrated health and care? The Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA) are now welcoming applications for the latest cohort of our Leading Integrated Teams programme, in collaboration with Affina OD.
  • We need to talk about suicide – eLearning programme'We need to talk about suicide: helping everyone to feel more confident to talk about suicide' is an eLearning programme that has been developed for the wider public health workforce including voluntary sector, blue light services, prison staff and prison listeners health and social care.
  • Greater Manchester GP Excellence Practice Managers’ ConferenceThe Greater Manchester GP Excellence Practice Manager Conference brings together a variety of inspiring leadership and motivational speakers and providing expertise to support and address the challenges practice managers are currently facing. It takes place from 9:30-16:30 on 6th February 2019 at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.
  • Productive General Practice programmeThe Productive General Practice programme is designed to help general practice continue to deliver high quality care whilst meeting increasing levels of demand and diverse expectations.
  • Quality Improvement to drive earlier cancer diagnosisCancer Research UK and Dr Bill Taylor (RCGP Clinical Lead for building QI capability) invite you to attend a half day workshop focused on using quality improvement techniques to drive the early diagnosis of cancer in primary care.
  • 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.
  • Building Resilience Primary Care Workshop: Supporting Leaders Across System – 31 October 2018A number of free places have become available on the upcoming event – Building Resilience Primary Care Workshop: Supporting Leaders Across System scheduled to take place on 31 October 2018 in Lancaster. These places will be offered on a first come, first served basis – so book early to avoid disappointment.
  • 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.
  • NHS North West Leadership Academy Mentoring SchemeThe North West Leadership Academy Mentoring Scheme is open to GPs, Practice Managers and wider practice teams across Greater Manchester.
  • Diploma in Advanced Primary Care ManagementThis is a comprehensive diploma for people who are managing primary care and are becoming responsible for creating and running primary care provision at scale including primary care networks, new care models, GP super practices and GP or other primary care federations.
  • e-Learning for Healthcaree-Learning for Healthcare offers an extensive catalogue of e-learning programmes that enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point which can be accessed anytime, anywhere.
  • Audit tea breaks – Clinical Audit Awareness WeekHQIP have produced some resources to support organisations holding ‘audit tea breaks’ as part of Clinical Audit Awareness Week. The resources include a poster, an invite for staff, a quiz and conversation tips. The resources are available here.
  • Resources for Cancer Significant Event Analysis training sessionsThis collection of resources are designed to support general practices to deliver effective Cancer Significant Event Analysis training sessions.
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