• Workforce and retention issues in general practice

    In this episode of the Primary Care Knowledge Boost Podcast, doctors Lisa and Sarah talk to GPs and workforce leads, Dr Nikesh Vallabh and Dr Richard Bircher about workforce issues in general practice.
  • Staff wellbeing – a new QOF indicator

    In this episode of the Primary Care Knowledge Boost podcast doctors Lisa and Sara talk to Dominic Anderson, Dr Joanna Bircher and Lorna Laflin about the new QOF indicators around workforce and wellbeing.
  • GP Excellence Programme newsletter March 2022

    The March issue of the GP Excellence newsletter covers: changes to the GP Excellence Team, the support offer to practices, sustainability in Primary Care, becoming a veteran friendly practice, a spotlight on personal health and wellbeing and much more.
  • Nursing Associates in Primary Care

    In this episode of the Primary Care Knowledge Boost Podcast Sara and Lisa discuss the role of Nursing Associates in Primary Care with Heidi West and Marina Khan.
  • Looking after yourself in General Practice

    In this episode of the podcast Lisa and Sara are joined by Dr Rachel Morris, GP, coach and host of You are not a Frog Podcast who discusses her top tips for looking after yourself in general practice.
  • Integrated Care Systems: Guidance

    These guidance documents published by NHS England and the Local Government Association set out how NHS leaders and organisations will operate with their partners in Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) from April 2022.
  • COVID-19 Episode 10: Staff Risk Assessment in General Practice​

    In the latest episode of the Primary Care Knowledge Boost podcast GPs Sara and Lisa talk to Greater Manchester based GP Dr Jaweeda Idoo and Practice manager Gina Bird about their experiences of staff risk assessments in general practice at the moment.
  • Information about COVID-19 for primary care in Greater Manchester

    Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have published information about useful resources related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in primary care settings across Greater Manchester at https://gmprimarycare.org.uk/coronavirus.
  • National Workforce Reporting System

    The 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 appraisal

    This 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.
  • First Contact Physiotherapist job description

    This job description published by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy will be helpful for Practice Managers who are looking to recruit a First Contact Physiotherapist.
  • A guide for GPs considering employing a practice pharmacist

    This guide published by the Primary Care Pharmacists Association will be useufl for GPs and Practice Managers considering employing a practice pharmacist.
  • Physician Associates: A working solution in primary care

    This booklet published by the Royal College of Physicians will support general practices to understand the role of Physician Associates, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
  • Physician Associate person specification

    This 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 Guide

    This 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 description

    This 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 description

    This 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.
  • Inspire, attract and recruit

    This interactive toolkit developed by NHS Employers is for HR professionals, recruitment teams and managers in the NHS to help you inspire, attract and recruit your future workforce.
  • Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioners Services – Implementation Guide

    This guide published by Health Education England will help general practices considering recruiting a Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioner as part of a multidisciplinary primary care team.
  • The paramedic specialist in primary and urgent care core capabilities framework

    This framework published by Skills for Health provides standards for paramedics working in the primary and urgent care sectors. It helps define the role of paramedics within general practice and includes job descriptions, supervisory models and education curricula.
  • First contact practitioners in musculoskeletal services

    This video published by Health Education England demonstrates the efficacy of first contact practitioners in musculoskeletal services both in quality of outcomes as well as efficiency.
  • HEE Star

    The 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.
  • Personal Professional Development in Public Health or Primary Care

    The 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.
  • Time for Care learning in action programme

    The 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 Start

    Productive 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.
  • A guide for general practice employing a paramedic

    This 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.
  • First Contact Physiotherapy posts in General Practice

    This practical guidance will support general practices looking to recruit physiotherapists to work in a multidisciplinary primary care team as the first point of contact for their Musculoskeletal (MSK) patients.
  • Think physio for primary care

    This 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 modules

    The 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.
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