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For General Practice Nurse and HCAs

Primary care immunisation update webinar series 2020

Immunisers in primary care in London can access FREE immunisation update training across 2020. The series of webinars are designed to support immunisers to fulfil the requirement for annual immunisation updates and are free to access.

The webinar series has been designed for 2020 incorporating 10 topics focused on the learning needs of immunisers in primary care. The webinars are held monthly, until December 2020 (excluding August). Immunisers are welcome to attend all webinars to achieve five hours of recorded learning in 2020 or to select webinars relevant to their practice/learning needs.

To book a webinar please click here, which provides further information on each session via the booking link.

Return to General Practice Nursing Course Opportunities in London

City University, and Kingston and St George’s University of London, are offering fully funded Return to General Practice courses, paid for by Health Education England. If you are interested in returning to a career in General Practice, and would like further information, please contact HEE Return to Practice team.

Please see more information here

Foundation Training for General Practice Nurse 

If you are new to Practice Nursing or looking to work as a practice nurse but don’t have the appropriate knowledge and experience, University of West London and Health Education England (HEE) will be delivering the LMC Practice Nurse Foundation course from May 2020. This is a free one year course. For more information or expression of interest, please email Training hub

We are recruiting now to commence in May 2020.

Please find more information here

 

Expired Events

Wound Care Training for PNs and HCAs

The wound care training due to take place Thursday 7th May 2020 for Nurses and Wednesday 20th May 2020 for HCAs has been cancelled and will be rescheduled to a later date. Staffs who have applied to attend the training previously will remain on the registration list and will be notified of the new date in due course. 

Diabetic 1-Day Course HCAs 

Course Date: 03/06/2020 
Venue: The Fitzrovia Centre, W1W 6DL

This is to prepare non-registered practitioners to become involved in providing pre diabetes and type 2 diabetes services. The course will run from 9.15am until 4.30pm.

Please email CLH if you would like to attend.

Places are limited (maximum 30)  and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Advance Clinical Practice (ACP) Programme 2020/21

Closing date: 31/03/2020

Health Education England (HEE) is requesting expressions of interest for Advance Clinical Practice programme. There is the intention, subject to budget sign off, to provide funding for ACP for continuing and new students where this is in line with the service and workforce plans of organisations and where certain conditions are met.

Funding is for programmes of accredited academic study for staff who are already registered as nurses, midwives, pharmacists or AHPs to train as Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACP).

Template for submitting your expressions of interest & guidance on how to use the template can be requested from CLH.

Please see ‘ACP overview letter’ and ‘ACP handbook’ for more information.  

Wellbeing in Primary Care: preventing illness & sustaining recovery

Date: 25/03/2020
Venue: Ortus Event and Learning Centre, SE5 8SN

This is a free one-day course is aimed at healthcare professionals (pharmacists, GPs, primary care nurses) working in the community who may encounter people in the early stages of mental distress.

Please click here for more information and registration.

The Sue Pembrey Award 2020

Closing date: 16/03/2020

The Sue Pembrey Award celebrates the vital role clinical leaders play in creating high quality, person-centred nursing care. Nominations are invited to recognise an exemplary nurse/midwife leader (such as, a ward manager/ sister/ charge nurse / midwife team leader, community team Leader, care home manager) who leads care delivery, who is an excellent role model, leading and demonstrating a commitment to enabling care (wherever it takes place) that is person centred, high quality and safe; delivered by a team who feel supported and valued.

Closes 16 March 2020. Nominations should be accompanied by three pieces of evidence – testimonials or letters of support.

Read more and apply here.

The Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholarship 2020

Closing date: 06/04/2020

The Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholarship is an annual award. It is a development opportunity, for a registered nurse, midwife or health visitor who is committed to developing person-centered cultures of care. This scholarship is open to practitioners who are working clinically in any health or social care setting UK-wide, and is targeting, in particular, those at ward sister level or equivalent.

Closes 6 April 2020. Organisational support required.

Read more and apply here.

GPN Rosalind Franklin Leadership Programme

The closing date for London cohort is 05/03/2020.

The next cohort for GPN Rosalind franklin Leadership Programme aimed specifically at GPNs in mid-level roles is now open for applications. Please click here for more information and click on Rosalind Franklin GPN2 to apply.

Gender Identity Clinic information session

Date: 24/02/2020
Venue: Tavistock Centre, NW3 5BA

The London-based Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) is inviting GPs, nurses and healthcare professionals to a free Gender Identity Information Session.

Please book your place on Eventbrite.

NW London GPN leadership program

Applications are now open for a leadership programme for General Practice Nurses working in NW London. This has been funded through the STP GPN 10 Point Plan allocation. The programme will commence on the 19th March. Study days will be on Thursdays and applicants must be available to attend ALL dates;

• 19th March, 2020
• 2nd April, 2020
• 14th May, 2020
• 11th June, 2020
• 16th July, 2020
• 13th August, 2020
• 10th September, 2020
• 15th October, 2020
• 19th November, 2020

Interviews will be held on the 13th and 14th February. If there are any difficulties attending these dates due to short notice,  alternative arrangements may be made.

Application must be received by 6th February. For more information and how to apply please click HERE