Latest News: Update on the New NMC Standards PA Supervision Support Programme For GPs Continuing Professional Development (CPD)​ Clinical Supervisor Course Support for newly qualifying GPs

Research Fellow EELE 3 project (Third Sector Practice Development)

Published 27, October 2020

University of Salford are pleased to be recruiting into a Research Fellow post to support GM and North West EELE Projects.

The Research Fellow post will support the development of the North West multi-professional programme for practice education ensuring quality supervision and assessment that meets the requirements of all healthcare professional bodies and to develop a framework around educating the educators.

The post will also support the Educate the Educator project and other Health Education England and Greater Manchester Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector Funded Projects 

HEE Training Hubs & GatewayC

Published 23, October 2020

GatewayC is an online cancer education platform developed for GPs,
practice nurses, GPs in training, health care assistants, physician associates
and other primary care professionals across England.

Our courses are supported by Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support
and other major cancer charities. Courses are accredited by the Royal College
of General Practitioners.

HEE GM Funding Offers October 2020

Published 14, October 2020

Click the button, and download the document, for all HEE funded offers in October 2020. Some may be new offers and others will be approaching their closing deadline.

Please feel free to circulate to your networks if appropriate

Genomics and Counselling skills course for nurses

Published 18, September 2020

The course focuses on the fundamentals of genomics, using examples from rare inherited diseases and common conditions such as cancer; the family history of a condition and the role of early screening and/or genomic testing in saving lives, allowing early intervention and enabling targeted treatment.

The University of the West of England is running the course, over a period of 15 weeks from the 19th October 2020.

Further information and the application by clicking the button below.

Learning Webinar from the North West BSPHN Hub

Published 11, September 2020

EVENT: Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 13:00- 14:30pm

The North West BSPHN Hub are delighted to invite you to their 2nd network event. This webinar offers an opportunity to be inspired by leaders in the fields of behavioural science and public health. You will hear examples of innovative and pragmatic applications of behavioural science to address health inequalities with a focus on vulnerable groups.

This webinar is designed for public health teams, healthcare providers & services, voluntary sector organisations, and stakeholders, to gain practical advice and knowledge in implementing behavioural science into their public health work, and subsequently improve public health intervention outcomes.

There are a range of exciting presentations and we are delighted to announce that Dr Grainne Dickerson, Senior Public Health Specialist, City of Bradford Metropolitan District will be sharing her work on increasing the uptake of flu vaccine during this event.

Full agenda including timings is attached.

Support for newly qualifying GPs

Published 11, September 2020

Please be aware that the document below has been shared with ST3 trainees and those who have recently qualified. It is intended to help guide them through the range of opportunities available to them in the North West.

If you have any questions regarding any of the content, please use the relevant contact details within the document. Please feel free to share with your ST1s and ST2s who may also find this useful.

VACANCIES: Project Administrator / Clinical educator Role / Practice Education Facilitator (PEF) / Clinical Fellow

Published 4, September 2020

The Greater Manchester Training Hub have two vacancies on offer: 

Project Administrator:

NHS Englands General Practice Fellowship scheme is designed to support newly qualified GPs, including those working less than full time, to transition and support their training to an employed member of the primary care team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Coordinator/Administrator to join the Greater Manchester Training Hub (GMTH) team to deliver and support our new and prestigious Fellowship programme.

Clinical Educator Role: 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse or AHP to join our team working across Wigan and Stockport initially with the potential to cover all of Greater Manchester. Working alongside the existing team supporting and enabling effective learning environments (EELE) within primary care, this role will focus specifically on developing learning environments within the care home setting.

Practice Educational Facilitator 

We are seeking a Practice Education Facilitator to join the team and support the advancement of the local training hub in delivering workforce development, training and education in localities, primary care networks and GP practices and providers. We are looking for an existing and experienced PEF who can bring the necessary expertise to a primary care setting.

Clinical Fellow

The Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop Local Training Hub (MSTG LTH), part of the Greater Manchester Training Hub is seeking a Clinical Fellow to support the advancement of the local training hub in delivering workforce development, training and education in localities, primary care networks and GP practices and providers.

HEE GM Funding Offers September 2020

Published 4, September 2020

Click the button, and download the document, for all HEE funded offers in September 2020. Some may be new offers and others will be approaching their closing deadline.

Please feel free to circulate to your networks if appropriate

SSSA Training: Update on the New NMC Standards for Nursing and Midwifery 2018

Published 26, August 2020

The aim of the training session is to give you an overview of the new standards and explain how these are relevant to your practice.

The Primary Care PEF’s are delivering the update sessions via Webinar.

All you will need to do is click on the link or, dial in via the mobile phone connection that we send to you in an email to join, no IT knowledge or training required.

You can join the session from anywhere that you can receive an email even if you are self-isolating at home.

The session will be evidence to support your revalidation. It’s your responsibility to understand and be able to apply the new standards.

The sessions will be delivered on

Wednesday 9th September, 9am-11am
Wednesday 16th September, 9am-11am
Wednesday 30th September, 9am-11am

To book, please contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

Your practice will receive £25 per hour for each person who remotely attends the training, the session will take up to a maximum of 2 hours

PA Supervision Support Programme For GPs

Published 24, August 2020

The primary care team recently commissioned a 1:1 bespoke (remote) ‘hand holding’ service for any GP practices looking to employ a PA for the first time. The programme will be provided at no cost to practices for up to a year. Primary care, PA and training hub leads as well as PA ambassadors may be contacted to avoid duplication of effort. Help will be delivered by a team of PA experienced GPs, GP experienced PAs, a primary care lawyer, service design specialists and healthcare recruitment and workforce specialists.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Published 21, August 2020

Funding Opportunity

An increased investment of £150m in continuing professional development (CPD) has been made available for registered nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (AHPs). For more information on how to apply for this funding, click the link below.

Clinical Supervisor Course

Published 14, August 2020


This is a course for General Practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals working at Advance Clinical Practice level, who wish to clinically supervise the wider workforce in a primary care clinical learning environment.

In the current climate, we are having to move away from face to face meetings and need to try a blended online approach with some preparation work.

Participants will need to work in a GP practice and have their practice approved as an educational environment.

The course will be run over two separate days with some inter-modular work. It is essential that both modules are attended and completed. There are two course dates to choose from

Course #1 (Module #1): 18th September 2020
Course #1 (Module #2): 16th October 2020


Course #2 (Module #1): 6th November 2020
Course #2 (Module #2): 20th November 2020

The North West Population Health and Prevention Network (NWPHPN)

Published 14, August 2020


NWPHPN is a multi-professional public health network funded by Health Education England.

The 2020 webinar programme is a clear reflection of the NHS Long Term Plan. It is undoubtedly coloured by the Covid 19 pandemic as impact on existing health inequalities becomes clear, as well as being an articulation of the networks commitment to supporting its member’s development. However, it equally provides a platform to support wider engagement with prospective members across sectors. If you would like to know more about the benefits of membership click here.