We understand that managing a practice entails an enormous range of responsibilities and interests and we are currently building a bank of resources to support you with training, education programmes, information on new workforce initiatives and funding.

We hope you’ll find something useful below, and if you’re looking for something specific that’s not listed then please get in touch via the ‘Contact Us’ tab or email candptraininghub@nhs.net

Leadership Support Circles from C&P ICS

A new cycle of NHS wellbeing events from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough ICS, to support line managers to de-compress, be heard and connect with others having similar experiences, at times of extreme pressure.

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GP Trainer Funding

We are delighted to have new GP Trainer expansion funding available to support GPs to become trainers. We are also offering funding to support Practices in becoming Training Practices.

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Wellbeing and Resilience

We know some of you are having a tough time right now, and we're here to support you with training, education and signposting to wellbeing tools and resources to support your own and your staff's wellbeing.

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1:1 Coaching for Clinical Directors

East of England Leadership Academy is able to offer 1:1 coaching support to Primary Care Network (PCN) Clinical Directors (CDs). If you are a Clinical Director of a PCN and interested in having 1:1 coaching support from a qualified experienced executive coach, we can help you.

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Senior Leadership Apprenticeship (Future Leaders)

This apprenticeship programme, from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICS in collaboration with Henley Business School, focuses on developing the leadership competencies of an organisations emerging leaders. Extended Deadline for applications is Monday 13th December.

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Coaching Offer for NHS Staff

East of England Leadership Academy are offering coaching for NHS staff. Coaching is one of the key approaches through which leadership within organisations can be developed. Whether as a one-to-one focused and bespoke relationship or within a group context, coaching is often perceived as the single most effective development intervention that medical/clinical/ administrative staff in a variety of leadership roles can access.

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Mentoring Offer for NHS Staff

NHS staff can access mentoring via the East of England Leadership Academy. Mentoring is the support and guidance of one individual to another to support and expand professional development. The emphasis is on the needs of the individual with mentoring encouraging independence, autonomy and self-development whilst helping to identify opportunities for future development.

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System Leadership Programme - Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Our system is facing unprecedented challenges and the future of our ICS depends upon a number of factors. Locally we need leaders to bring our new models of care and plans to fruition and this programme will provide a unique opportunity, as it is a place-based approach, to developing local system leaders to do this. The programme will support the development of ‘super connected’ leaders across the system. This will include health, social care, police, fire etc.

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Regional Support Offer to PCNs: Developing strategies to make effective use of the Personalised Care ‘additional’ roles in Primary Care

In addition to social prescribing link workers, in April 2021 Personalised Care introduced 2 new roles: health & wellbeing coaches, and care co-ordinators. PCNs can benefit from time with experts in social prescribing to help you develop clear strategies to make the most of these
roles. This support offer is currently only available until March 2022 so early contact is advised.

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NHS Leadership Academy Apprenticeship Pathways

A comprehensive guide from NHSLA highlighting the different apprenticeships available and planned to launch with NHS Leadership Academy programmes included with them and who to contact for further information.

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Becoming a UK Visa Sponsorship Practice

You need a sponsorship licence to employ someone to work for you from outside the UK. Gaining the right to be a UK visa sponsoring practice has many advantages and could form an important part of your general practice workforce planning.

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#LookingAfterYourTeam

NHSE/I have recently expanded their free health and wellbeing coaching offer to create #LookingAfterYourTeam, a second initiative offering dedicated coaching support to all those who lead, manage and coordinate teams in Primary Care settings in England.

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Primary Care Coaching Publicity Materials - #LookingAfterYou and #LookingAfterYourTeam

Primary Care Coaching have a range of LAY and LAYT materials that you can use to raise awareness of these wellbeing initiatives in your practice, including social media assets, a video, PDF case studies and posters, website and email banners.

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Enhanced Occupational Health and Wellbeing Service

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP are piloting a new programme to support colleagues to remain in work and well, or to return to work.

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The PMA KICKSTART Scheme

The PMA KICKSTART Scheme is an approved Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Employer Gateway Scheme, delivered UK-wide, to provide a valuable and talent-rich resource to GP Practices - especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships enable new and existing staff to train on the job, through a work-based training programme that incorporates skills development, technical knowledge and practical experience, while getting paid. They can offer practices a cost-effective way to attract and develop a more diverse, skilled, flexible and motivated workforce.

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New Roles in Primary Care

14 new roles are being introduced into Primary Care with funding support from the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS), introduced in the 2019 GP Contract. CPTH is supporting Cambridgeshire & Peterborough practices to introduce, support, embed and train these new roles.

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Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS)

The Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS) supports practices financially to introduce new roles. Full details of how the scheme works can be found in the most recent GP Contract Update, via the NHS website.

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General Practice Fellowship

The General Practice Fellowship is an NHS England funded 2-year programme of financial and practical support for practices to help recruit and develop newly qualified GP and Nurses in Primary Care.

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Patient Information Resources - Health & Wellbeing Coaches

Health & Wellbeing Coaches: How health coaching can help patients learn new skills, build confidence and reach health and wellbeing goals.

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Patient Information Resources - Care Coordinators

How a Care Coordinator supports patients to be actively involved in managing their health and to make decisions about care needs and treatment.

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Training you can request for your practice/PCN

Helpful signposting to training offers from reputable external providers that can be arranged directly with the provider and tailored to the needs of your practice/PCN.

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Personalised Care

Personalised care represents a new relationship between people, professionals and the system. Working closely with partners, the NHS will roll out personalised care to reach 2.5 million people by 2023/24 and then aim to double that again within a decade.

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