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

Resilience and Wellbeing Support

We know some of you are having a tough time right now, stepping up in ways never seen before, changing the way you work, making significant sacrifices and working harder and longer hours. We are doing our best to support you with training and education, and also by signposting wellbeing tools and resources to support your own and your staff's wellbeing.

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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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General Practice Assistant Programme & Funding 2021

Health Education England (HEE) are funding a programme to support the development of General Practice Assistants (GPAs) in Primary Care, including up to £2,120 per candidate to practices for clinical time supporting learners, training outlay and mentor marking time. The scheme offers an exciting opportunity for General Practice staff to gain insight, knowledge and exposure within a health care environment.

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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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Trainee Nursing Associate Funding Available

100% funding available to help recruit Trainee Nurse Associates.

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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 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 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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Pathway to Partnership

An ILM accredited professional development programme from Qualitias for new and prospective partners in GP practices.  This 12-month programme focuses on Leadership, Strategy and Operations and for those new to partnership, NHS England offers funding via the New to Partnership Payment Scheme.

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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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