Here you will find information on training programmes, schemes and funding resources available for our West Yorkshire Primary Care workforce

2023/24 CPD Funding

Continuing Professional Development Funding Programme for practice nurses and allied health professionals – running from April 2023 – 31st March 2024.

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Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner apprenticeship is a 3-year programme funded for General Practice by the apprenticeship levy. NHS England also offer a Clinical Salary Support payment to Practices who support a trainee ACP apprentice.

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Aspiring Practice Managers Programme

The Aspiring Practice Managers programme is designed for those in a junior or less senior management position looking to become a Practice Manager, or for new Practice Managers who have recently started working in the role.

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Foundation Trainee Pharmacists

Interested in supporting pharmacy students? Find out about the requirements and what it entails.

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General Practice Assistant Programme

GPAs are trained to provide a support role, carrying out administrative tasks with basic clinical duties, helping to free up GP time and contribute to the smooth running of appointments, and improving patients experience.

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GP & GPN Fellowship Programme

The Fellowship Programme is designed to ensure there is a place for Fellows to access ongoing support and development as a newly qualified General Practitioner (GP) or General Practice Nurse (GPN).

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GPN Development Fellowship

A funded 1-year General Practice Nurse (GPN) Fellowship specifically aimed at GPNs who have been in a substantial GPN post for 2-years or more.

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GPN Vocational Training Scheme

A 12-month programme, aimed at newly qualified Nurses or new to primary care Nurses, wishing to work in general practice.

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Group Clinics

Group Clinics are an evidence-based way of delivering access and recovery, creating capacity, reducing waiting lists and releasing one to one appointments.

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Health Care Assistant (HCA) Apprenticeship

The HCA Apprenticeship programme is designed as an educational development route to support HCAs and is delivered in partnership with a local education provider.

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Nursing Student Placements

Can you support student nurse placements within general practice? Providing placements for student nurses is a great recruitment tool and professional development opportunity for staff.

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Optometry

Training and development opportunities to support clinical and professional development for the Community Optometry workforce.

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PA Preceptorship

The 12 month PA Preceptorship covers common acute presentations and ongoing management of long-term conditions routinely faced in primary care and helps the PA differentiate between, and manage, common clinical presentations.

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Rotational Paramedic Scheme

This ground-breaking collaboration with Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) provides a programme that delivers the Paramedic staff needed for PCNs.

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