The Assuring Better Practice Programme

The Assuring Better Practice Programme is designed to support local GP Practice Managers from each of our Sustainability and Transformation Partnership Footprints to develop and enhance their leadership capabilities.

Four development days covering the following areas:

  • System Leadership
  • Building a coaching style and culture
  • Developing a fearless presenting style
  • Improving Communication
  • Influencing and negotiation

Day 1: Leading the Way – Wednesday 15th May

  • Build on your understanding of the NHS and local government system and the implications and opportunities for general practice
  • Learn strategic thinking techniques to help develop practical plans for the future

Day 2: Building a coaching style – Tuesday 16th July

  • Understand what components are needed to help people to think well and for themselves and how you can use this to develop a coaching style and culture in your practice
  • Consider and examine the current culture of your practice and identify practical ways in which you can help bring about change

Day 3: Fearless Speaking – Tuesday 17th September

  • Begin to find real physical ease when standing up in front of a group. You will learn tools from the theatre to give you power and impact when presenting

Day 4: Communicating, Influencing and Negotiation – Wednesday 18th September

  • Have a better understanding of how people prefer to operate and what they need to help them when going through change
  • Have a better understanding of your own preferred style and what you can do to work to your strengths


Application process

  • Fill in application form. Click here
  • Applications close FRIDAY 12th APRIL 
  • Successful participants notified by Wednesday 17th April
  • Overnight stay on 3rd night
  • If demand is high, they will run another programme later in 2019