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13 January 2021

02 December 2020

02 November 2020

06 October 2020

02 September 2020

05 August 2020

06 July 2020

03 June 2020

01 May 2020

01 May 2020

Published on 01 May 2020, this copy of our newsletter includes:

  • Links to our COVID-19 resources page (here), and to several support services available during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Guidance on how to facilitate apprenticeships during the outbreak.
  • Updates on BNSSG Training Hub’s training plans.
  • Feedback from our HCA Skills Update and the first session of our Aspiring Leaders programme, both back in March.
  • And some historical trivia

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03 June 2020

Published on 03 June 2020, this copy of our newsletter includes:

  • Information on the LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice Training Academy, including a link to it.
  • Stand with us against racism, for equality.
  • An update on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education’s pathway.
  • Link to Skills for Care’s advice and support resources for registered managers working in adult social care.
  • Signposting to MindEd for Families’ resources for supporting children and young people.
  • Two stories of how Cintre’s key workers and service users creatively adapted to the strains of social distancing.

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06 July 2020

Published on 06 July 2020, this copy of our newsletter includes:

  • An update on four of our long-term projects:
    • DWP Careers Event
    • General Practice Fellowship Programme
    • Place-Based Pilot Programme
    • Student Capacity Database
  • Information on Bath University‘s NIHR-funded project on ‘over-treatment’ amongst the elderly
  • Information on how to help review Nursing’s Core Capabilities Framework
  • Information on UWE‘s Virtual Healthcare Apprenticeship Event
  • Information on WEAHSN‘s QI webinars
  • Information on St Peter’s Hospice‘s professional well-being and practice webinars
  • And a historical titbit

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05 August 2020

Published on 05 August 2020, this copy of our newsletter includes information on:

  • UWE’s and the Hub’s placing physician associate (PA) students in primary care for 2021 / 22
  • Our PA role summary page
  • HEE’s pharmacy technician apprenticeship — with £32,000 of funding for each participant
  • Florence Nightingale Foundation’s mental health nursing leadership programme
  • The chance for nurses to comment on the Primary Care & General Practice Nursing Career & Core Capabilities Framework
  • Our GPN toolkit
  • NHS England & Improvement’s Video Group Clinics training
  • And as per usual, a historical fact…

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02 September 2020

Published on 2 September 2020, this issue includes links to:

  • NHS England / NHS Improvement’s Flu Clinic Symposium, held on Thursday 3 September 2020
  • March on Stress’s REACTmh conversation training
  • Care & Support West’s Safeguarding & DoLs workshop, on Wednesday 23 September 2020
  • Newly-Qualified GP / GPN Fellowship Programmes, funded by NHS England / NHS Improvement and set to begin this October
  • Behaviour Change Training’s Motivational Interviewing training, this October and November
  • Funding for a masters’-level genomics education from HEE
  • The Health & Care Women Leaders Network’s report on COVID-19’s impact on women working in health & care.
  • St Peter’s Hospice webinar recordings, covering professional tools for practice and well-being with respect to palliative care
  • Skills for Health’s and Best Practice’s webinar recordings on effective workforce planning in primary care

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06 October 2020

Included in this edition:

Best Practice Live 2020
An 80-session virtual show covering a range of topics for general practice

C&SW Autumn Workshops
Two new workshops from Care & Support West, running this month

South West ARRS Workforce Summit
An all-day event principally for discussing the additional roles reimbursement scheme

Advanced Practice Virtual Conference 2020
HEE’s annual advanced practice conference is back this November

GPN Toolkit
New to BNSSG Training Hub’s site

Structured Medication Reviews
Read about the structured medication review, coming into effect this month

Virtual Group Clinics
What can we take away from the implementation of virtual group clinics?

GP Patient Survey 2020
In case you missed it back in July!

Flu Clinic Symposium recording
NHSE / I’s Flu Clinic Symposium is ready to be re-watched

Celebrating Black History Month
A brief look into Mary Seacole’s life

2 November 2020

Published on Monday 2 November, this edition of our newsletter includes:


What’s on:

Advanced Practice Virtual Conference 2020
Features a range of online workshops, begins Monday 9 November

Physiotherapist Apprenticeships Forum
From 10.30 to 13.00, on Wednesday 18 November

Pitch your primary care research project to PACT
Submissions must be in by Sunday 22 November

Shared Decision Making programme
Commencing in January 2021, for all primary care staff

Blended Learning Nursing Degree
Learn wherever, whenever — commences early 2021

Motivational Interviewing training
Another run, beginning January 2021


Resources:

COVID-19 Response Microsite
Evidence-based innovations, ready to be deployed across the health & care sectors

GPN Well-being & Peer Support Group
A monthly peer support group for those new to general practice nursing

New Roles Hub
A landing page for info on the new roles in primary care

South West ARRS Workforce Summit recordings
All sessions, each featuring case studies on the new roles, available now

2 December 2020

Published on Wednesday 2 December, this edition of our newsletter includes:


What’s on:

Building Inclusive Primary Care Networks webinars
Developing inclusive approaches to working in partnership with people and communities, commencing Thursday 3 December

Supporting Enhanced and Advanced Practice in Primary Care across the South West
Ensuring health and care providers are up-to-date

Motivational Interviewing training
Apply before Monday 7 December

Shared Decision Making training
Do you want to help people make better decisions about their healthcare? Commences Tuesday 12 January

Primary Care Leadership Learning Lounge
New to leadership? Learn the ropes, starting Tuesday 19 January

Workplace Clinical Supervision training
A promising new opportunity for GPNs, commencing Wednesday 10 February


Resources:

NHS Learning Hub
An easy-to-access online platform, with a wealth of education and training resources

Improving Early Cancer Diagnosis webinar
Exploring the challenges around the early diagnosis of cancer in general practice

13 January 2020

Published on Wednesday 13 January, this edition of our newsletter includes:


What’s on:

Shared Decision Making training
Do you want to help people make better decisions about their healthcare? Second webinar on Thursday 14 January

Primary Care Leadership Learning Lounge
New to leadership? Learn the ropes, starting Tuesday 19 January

Motivational Interviewing training
Apply before Monday 7 December

BNSSG Training Hub GP Fellowships
Open to all GPs, wherever they are in their career

Workplace Clinical Supervision training
A promising new opportunity for GPNs, commencing Wednesday 10 February

Aspiring Leaders in General Practice Nursing
For general practice nurses, a new run of the Aspiring Leaders course

Paramedic Primary Care Placements
Allowing more paramedics to experience primary care


Resources:

Local Authority Health Profiles
Useful data for members of the primary care workforce

RESTORE2 virtual training for care providers
A short video on WEAHSN’s free, online training in the West of England

Managing Physical Effects course
A new course from GatewayC

Looking After Your Team
A new service providing coaching support around compassionate & collaborative leadership

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