Black Health Improvement Programme

Black Health Improvement Programme (BHIP)

The Black Health Improvement Programme (BHIP) is a culturally appropriate education, training and support package designed for primary care staff and other healthcare professionals.

GM Local Leaders Network Event 21/01/2021

Download resources and watch a recording of the virtual meeting of the Greater Manchester Local Leaders Network was held on the 21st January 2021.

Watch GM Primary Care and Community Nursing Forum 26/01/2021

Download resources and watch a recording of the virtual meeting of the Greater Manchester Primary Care Community Nursing Forum held on the 26th January 2021.

ARRS Employers educational webinars

ARRS Employers educational webinars

We are leading a series of employers educational webinars to showcase new roles in primary care helping employers in Greater Manchester make informed choices about the roles they recruit using the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS).

Primary care leadership development offers

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This post outlines some of the latest primary care leadership development offers from the NHS North West Leadership Academy.

System Leadership Development Centre Pilot

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The NHS North West Leadership Academy is looking for a cohort of 24 leaders to join a pilot in April 2021 to test and refine a new and innovative System Leadership Development Centre that aims to help local leaders to meet the challenges of leading across and within a system.

Greater Manchester Primary Care Workforce newsletter 16/12/20

GM Primary Care Workforce newsletter 16/12/2020

The 16 December 2020 issue of the Greater Manchester Primary Care Workforce newsletter is now available online and as a Word document or a PDF document.

Senior Healthcare Support Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship

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Senior Healthcare Support Workers work in a wide range of healthcare settings and the team they work within may include workers from both health and social care. Apprentices may be based in hospitals, GP surgeries or community settings and will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical tasks.

Greater Manchester GPN Fellowship scheme

Practice Nurse

The Greater Manchester General Practice Nurse (GPN) fellowships will offer one session per week (pro rota) protected learning time over 2 years.

Foundation Health Care Support Worker Programme

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Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP), working in collaboration with HMR Primary Care Academy and Salford Primary Care Academy are offering an upskilling opportunity through the Foundation Health Care Support Worker Programme.

Greater Manchester GP Fellowship scheme

GP consultation

Supporting all those eligible, newly qualified GPs that are in substantive, salaried or partner positions within Greater Manchester, the GP Fellowship is a 2 year programme of support aimed at welcoming GPs into general practice and their Primary Care Network and allowing for both personal and professional growth.

Covid-19 vaccine programme webinar 07/12/2020

Watch a recording and download resources from the COVID-19 vaccination programme webinar for general practice held on 7th December 2020. The webinar was chaired by Laura Browse, Director of Primary Care, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

An introduction to GP and GP Nurse Fellowships

Primary Care Knowledge Boost

Clinical Lead Dr Gill Tonge shares the thinking behind the Greater Manchester GP and GP Nurse Fellowship schemes and explains the aims of supporting doctors and nurses after the first year of qualifying.

Dedicated blended learning programme for Occupational Therapists

Dedicated blended learning programme for Occupational Therapists

In partnership with Health Education England, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists has developed a dedicated blended learning programme for Occupational Therapists working in perinatal mental health services.

Covid-19 vaccine programme webinar 02/12/2020

Covid-19 vaccine programme webinar 02/12/2020

Watch a recording and download resources from the COVID-19 vaccination programme webinar for Greater Manchester General Practice Nurses held on 2nd December 2020.

Greater Manchester Primary Care Workforce newsletter 02/12/20

Greater Manchester Primary Care Careers platform https://gmprimarycarecareers.org.uk

The latest issue of the Greater Manchester Primary Care Workforce newsletter is now available online. View the newsletter in your browser or click on the links in the table of contents below to go straight to an item that interest you. Alternatively you can download it as a Word document or a PDF document.

Care programme webinar 30/11/2020

CARE (Connected, Authentic, Resilient, Empowered)

The Care programme Q&A webinar held on 30th November 2020 was facilitated by a team of system wide Lead Nurses who answered a range of questions and gave guidance on the Care programme application process.

Greater Manchester Mass Vaccination Programme

Vaccination

Preparations are underway across the Greater Manchester health and social care system to ensure we are ready to deliver a Mass Vaccination Programme (MVP) as soon as a Covid-19 vaccine has been authorised and is ready to deploy.

Leadership Development offers

NHS North West Leadership Academy

NHS North West Leadership Academy (NHS NWLA) have a range of leadership development offers for Primary Care Networks and Senior PCN Leaders.

Coaching Support for Senior Primary Care Network Leaders

NHS North West Leadership Academy

The NHS North West Leadership Academy (NHS NWLA) has opened the 2020/21 coaching offer for senior leaders within a Primary Care Network team. Enabling support from quality assured coaches on the NHS NWLA Coaching Hub https://coaching.nwacademy.nhs.uk.

Greater Manchester workforce bank

Greater Manchester Primary Care Workforce bank

Greater Manchester now has a workforce bank, hosted by Lantum, and we have agreed a consistent offer for all general practices who access the workforce bank at 1% of the sessional fee only. There is no sign up fee, subscription or finders fee if you engage an individual on a longer term basis.

GM Workforce Summit 2020

Greater Manchester Workforce Programme

Access presentations and videos of the recorded sessions that were delivered across the two weeks from a wide range of organisations and teams across our health and care system as part of the Greater Manchester Workforce Summit 2020 which ran from 9th-19th November 2020.

Pancreatic Cancer Early Diagnosis e-learning course

GatewayC Pancreatic Cancer Early Diagnosis e-learning course

In the early stages of the disease, pancreatic cancer may not cause any signs or symptoms. The GatewayC Pancreatic Cancer Early Diagnosis e-learning course will help you to recognise a number of, often vague, symptoms that can be associated with pancreatic cancer.

CARE programme

CARE (Connected, Authentic, Resilient, Empowered)

CARE is a virtual support programme that will empowers general practice nurses and other primary care professionals across Greater Manchester to connect, increase resilience and support joined-up, multi-professional working.

COVID-19 Skills Preparation Course

C19_SPACE

The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine are offering free training on Intensive Care Medicine skills for health professionals not regularly working on Intensive Care Units. Find out more about the C19_SPACE Skills Preparation Course.

North West Public Health Practitioner Programme

Champs Public Health Collaborative

The North West Public Health Practitioner Programme is a partnership between Public Health England, Health Education England, and the Champs Public Health Collaborative. Find out how it is now easier to apply to join the scheme.

Allied Health Professions Return to Practice

Physiotherapist

To practise all Allied Health Professions must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). If you have had a break from work and wish to return to practice you will need to rejoin the HCPC Register.

Physician Associates Transforming Healthcare (PATH) support offer

Physician Associates Transforming Healthcare (PATH)

Physician Associates Transforming Healthcare (PATH) is a remote supervision and support offer for employers of Physician Associates (PAs) in General Practice and Primary Care. It aims to support a shared understanding of the role of the PA in primary care and support a successful transition, first year.

Training courses for pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists

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Working with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, NHS England and NHS Improvement, and other partners, Health Education England are offering fully-funded, innovative training and development courses for pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists.

Greater Manchester GP Fellowships

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The Greater Manchester Training Hub offer Greater Manchester GP Fellowships which provide one session per week (pro rota) protected learning time over 2 years to support newly qualified GP induction into a practice, Primary Care Network or Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.

GM General Practice Nurse fellowships

Practice Nurse

The Greater Manchester Training Hub offer General Practice Nurse fellowships that provide one session per week (pro rota) protected learning time over 2 years. This will support your induction into your practice, Primary Care Network or local Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.

Acute leukaemia webinar

GatewayC Acute leukaemia webinar

Watch a recording of the recent GatewayC webinar in which key speakers discussed the importance of early diagnosis in acute leukaemia and answered key questions from the audience.

Watch GM Primary Care and Community Nursing Forum 13/10/2020

Greater Manchester Primary Care Community Nursing Forum was held on the 13th October 2020

Watch a recording and download resources from the virtual meeting of the Greater Manchester Primary Care Community Nursing Forum held on the 13th October 2020.

GM Health and Care Workforce Collaborative Virtual Summit

Greater Manchester Workforce Programme

The Greater Manchester Health and Care Workforce Collaborative Virtual Summit will run from Monday 9th November to Thursday 19th November. The programme of events is extensive, with over thirty online sessions being delivered across the two weeks from a wide range of organisations and teams across our health and care system.

GM Foundation Health Care Support Worker programme

Training

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, working in collaboration with Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Primary Care Academy and Salford Primary Care Academy have launched a new Foundation Health Care Support Worker programme.

Diploma Bursary scheme for Primary Care Managers

Level 7 Diploma in Primary Care Development

The Greater Manchester GP Excellence Programme are inviting primary care managers working in General Practice or Primary Care Networks from across Greater Manchester to take up an exceptional opportunity of applying for a bursary towards achieving a Level 7 Diploma in Primary Care Development.

Personalised Care Institute

Personalised Care Institute

The Personalised Care Institute is a virtual training hub for all health and care staff to access a wide-range of flexible and accredited e-learning courses and gain the knowledge and confidence to provide Personalised Care to their patients.

GatewayC’s Lung cancer vs COVID-19 webinar

GatewayC's Lung cancer vs COVID-19 webinar

Watch a recording of the webinar in which Dr Sarah Taylor and key lung cancer specialists explores lung cancer referrals and diagnosis during COVID-19.

Foundation course in General Practice Nursing

Practice Nurse

The Foundation course in General Practice Nursing at the University of Salford is specifically designed for NMC registered nurses who are either newly registered and/or newly employed in general practice or wish to develop their skills and progress their career within primary care.

Greater Manchester’s big mental wellbeing conversation

Salford The Edge Apartments

People in Greater Manchester are being asked to join a conversation about their mental wellbeing, to discover how they feel, what worries them, and what they think can be done to make a positive difference to where they live.

Physician Associate support funding

GP consultation

GP practices employing a Physician Associate (PA) on a 12 month preceptorship in primary care can claim up to £5,000 worth of Physician Associate support funding. This is a national offer available from Health Education England (HEE) that is valid until 31st March 2021.

Information about COVID-19 for primary care in Greater Manchester

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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.

Discover NHS Collaborate

NHS Collaborate

Collaborate is a mutually supportive community of leaders across primary care with a mission to ensure no leader in primary care feels alone or isolated.