Podcast: Primary Care Knowledge Boost

All things General Practice!

Join Dr Sara MacDermott and Dr Lisa Adams – two GPs in the Greater Manchester area – as they interview specialists from different subject areas.  The podcasts aim to improve the confidence and knowledge of local primary care clinicians.

The podcast has been made possible due to the support of Wigan CCG and GP Excellence in Greater Manchester.

Episode #1

Primary Care Nursing During COVID-19

Published 13/05/2020

Yesterday was international nurses day: this Primary Care Knowledge Boost Podcast highlights the great work that is being done by community nurses during COVID-19.

Guests include:

Lesley Royle-Pryor: Primary and Community Nurse Lead for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

Moira Ogunsakin: Greater Manchester Training Hub Lead Nurse, Lead Nurse for Practice Renewal for Salford Primary Care Together and Practice Nurse in Salford.

Dr Joanna Bircher: GP Partner in Tameside and Glossop and Clinical Director of the GP Excellence programme.

Episode #2

Staff Wellbeing and Silver Linings

Published 08/07/2020

Lisa and Sara bring back Dr Joanna Bircher and Dr Viren Mehta for this last episode in the COVID-19 series to reflect on all of the positives that have come from the outbreak in general practice, the personal and professional learning that they have had and some focus on staff wellbeing with a few simple ideas on how to support each other.

Thank you to Practice Managers Sara Mayer at Archwood Medical Practice and Michelle Davenport at Heaton Mersey Medical Practice for sharing their insights too.