In Management in Practice | Apprenticeships in general practice can help build around digital transformation General practice could be using apprenticeships as a means of boosting staff skills and making the most of recent changes in practice such as remote working, according to the Practice Managers Association. The association, which is offering apprenticeships lasting 18 to 20 months, held [...]
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Newly announced capacity and funding for apprenticeships The Chancellor's recent news aimed at supporting jobs brings additional funding for apprenticeships. What does that mean for practices in Primary Care? Practices can have up to 10 apprentices at any given time, with a mix of new apprentices and existing team members. Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice have changed. Employers who hire new apprentices between [...]
The PMA is delighted to announce its NHS App training module is now available for all healthcare professionals. More people than ever are booking NHS appointments digitally, particularly in the current climate. Having worked closely with NHSX to develop this course, the PMA hopes to ensure the practice workforce is ready to confidently use the App and help patients understand its [...]
Paul Conlan (GP Surveyors, Operations Director) explains the options your practice has to fund premises improvements and highlights the pitfalls to avoid. It has been widely reported that many GP practices are currently struggling in inadequate premises that need improvement or expansion. According to respondents of the most recent BMA GP Premises Survey, only half of practices consider their premises to [...]
Working across the Primary Care landscape, the PMA provides continuous support to NHS England, NHS Digital, NHSX, HEE, RCGP and has worked with LMCs, CCGs and GP practices across the UK to create and deliver bespoke support services. The PMA supports PCNs in establishing their leadership frameworks, their operational structures, business needs and their patient priorities. PMA PCN Leadership Programmes The [...]
Excellence in Supporting Healthcare certificate - try before you buy! We understand it may be helpful to see what this e-learning course looks like before making a final decision to enrol. If you would like to see a sample of the format and topics within this course, please fill in the application form using this link. Once received, you will be given [...]
Realising the value of adult flu vaccination: an exploratory study looking at adults aged 18-64 considered clinically at-risk from complications of flu The PMA recognise the pivotal role Practice Managers and their teams play in successful implementation of flu vaccination programmes. We very much value the insight and experiences of those at the ‘coal face’ in supporting the ongoing policies on [...]
The PMA were delighted to play a key part in the national launch of the ‘Excellence in Supporting Healthcare’ certificate on 1st October. This was a stimulating and informative afternoon held at Hatfields Conference Centre in London SE1. The event was the culmination of a successful collaboration between the PMA, Our Healthier South East London STP and itslearning UK to develop [...]
We are delighted to announce the launch of 'Excellence in Supporting Healthcare' - the first e-learning course of its kind, offering a comprehensive and accredited training programme for non-clinical workforces. The ILM approved 'Excellence in Supporting Healthcare' certificate enables non-clinical staff to better support clinicians in improving care in a changing healthcare environment. The programme commences on 24th September 2019 and is now [...]
The PMA are delighted to announce the launch of a Level 4 certificate in Leadership and Management. It is designed for new and aspiring Dental Practice Managers. These qualifications help learners to really get to grips with their role, gain comprehensive business knowledge, and develop the technical skills they need to lead effectively at this level. This qualification will [...]