If you are new to our newsletter, we publish twice a month and promote resources, funding, events, training and development opportunities for the primary and community care workforce in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
General Practice Nursing workforce overview for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire survey
We are running a survey to gain a better understanding of the demographics of the primary care nursing workforce within Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and identify areas requiring support. As part of the training hub, we work closely with all system partners and are committed to improving and developing the primary care nursing workforce and welcome all ideas and suggestions. All information gained will remain completely anonymous. As a thank you for your hard work and commitment anyone completing the survey will receive a £10 gift voucher. The survey closes on 15April at 23.45.
A series of free virtual workshops are available for Primary Care Network members and associated teams. These workshops will be delivered by local system specialists allowing the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop personal and organisational skills and expertise. Each workshop covers a different topic from NHS Finance to Managing Conflict. There are workshop dates from 20 April to 7 July.
The event will aim to look at current and updated guidance on hypertension management within primary care, including treatment options available and when it is appropriate to refer to secondary care. This event is aimed at all clinicians within Primary care who undertake Hypertension reviews or prescribe for hypertensive patients. This event takes place on the 25 April 13.00 – 14.30.
We are pleased to invite you to this CPD Cancer and Palliative Care event with the Sherwood Forest MacMillan team. On 27 April 19.30 - 21.00 join us for this session on Cancer and Palliative Care to learn how to:
Improve awareness of the role of Cancer Information and Support Services in supporting people affected by cancer across their whole pathway from diagnosis to survivorship or end of life.
Improve awareness of how to access the support for your patients and their carers – Referrals.
Explore and secure a collaborative approach across primary and secondary care to personalised care through the improved understanding, use and application of the Electronic Holistic Needs Assessment (EHNA) and its Care Plan.
This event is for all Primary Care Clinical staff involved in delivering cancer or palliative care.
Understanding the PCN DES and IIF contracts: April 2022 update
On 11 May 10.00 - 12.00 join us for a short and practical session aimed at helping you and your team understand the new April 2022 Primary Care Network DES and IIF targets. The agenda for this session is:
To understand the DES and IIF targets and what they mean to PCNS and practices.
To understand what the DES and IIF targets are from April 2022.
To start describing how you could be involved in meeting relevant DES and IIF targets
All non-clinical and clinical staff involved in delivering or supporting the primary care network DES (Direct Enhanced Service) and IIF (Investment and Impact Fund).
CARE is a learning and development programme that empowers general practice nurses and other primary care professionals to play a key role in their primary care network, shape services based on population health needs and strengthen their leadership. Focusing on wellbeing and building and harnessing resilience, the programme uses digital technology to connect primary care professionals and to support joined-up, multi-professional working. On 30 June CARE is holding a programme launch event.
This improving staff retention guide aims to support line managers and employers to consider the key areas which affect workforce retention. It includes the enablers of retention, the organisational priorities which need to be in place to support our NHS people and the practical interventions which directly impact on your employees’ experience at work.
We are always open to receiving any type of feedback, whether this be a comment, compliment or complaint. To submit your feedback, you can fill in a short form which will be reviewed at our weekly team meeting.
Our mission is to make Nottinghamshire a great place to work by growing an inclusive partnership and facilitating evidence-based education, training and development for the primary and community care workforce.
Our vision is educating, informing and enhancing the primary and community workforce to deliver the best possible care.