Nursing Roles

Extended Healthcare Teams

What is a General Practice Nurse?

Available Programmes & Offers

Cheshire & Merseyside GPN Resource Pack

HEE – Preparing For Your Future As a Nurse

Knowledge4Nurses – Virtual courses for Nurses available to maximise CPD potential

MediConf – upcoming events and courses

Dovetail Events – Virtual education for HCP’s

Primary Care Issues & Answers Live: 18th November

FONTUS Health – National Dermatology Webinars

Primary Care Nursing Live – The leading event for Primary Care Nurses

Dovetail Medical Events 

Royal College of Nursing – Learning Resources

GPNEN – GPN Education Network

Non-Medical Prescribing is an extended role for qualified health professionals. This role enables practitioners to take on larger responsibilities in managing patient care.

HEE Overview for Non-Medical Prescribing

NMP Flowchart – Process for applying to Non- Medical Prescribing course

NM Prescribing Click here

University of the West of England Click here

Nursing & Midwifery Council – Standards for medicine management Click here

NMC Professional Conduct

NMC Revalidation

Clarity Appraisals – CPD Accreditation

Clarity Informatics – Healthcare Technology for Primary Care

Supervisors & Assessors: Self-Declaration

Practice Supervisors and Assessors are registered nurses/midwives that support learning in line with their scope of practice. Find out more about student supervision with the resources below:

NMC – Practice Supervision Overview

NMC – Practice Assessor Overview

The Cheshire Training Hub – Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment (SSSA) – Quick Guide

The Cheshire Training Hub – Supporting Students: Transition from Supervisor to Assesso

Nursing Associates

The Nursing Associate role is a new support role that will sit alongside existing healthcare support workers and fully-qualified registered nurses to deliver hands-on care for patients. Following huge interest some 2,000 people are now in training with providers across England.

This document from HEE explains the role and function of Nurse Associates in General Practice to view Click here

These websites may be useful for more information:

HEE developing our workforce – nursing associates Click Here

Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) – nursing associates Click Here

Royal College of Nursing – become a nursing associate Click Here

Advanced Clinical Practitioners

These websites may be useful for more information;

Particularly useful are the competency frameworks for General Practice Advanced Nurses Click Here 

HEE Advanced Clinical Practice Click Here 

General Practice Nursing 10 point plan Click Here 

A joint framework released by the RCGP and HEE provides core capabilities clarity for advanced level nurses in primary care/general practice. The framework can be used by practices to assess competencies and develop career pathways where relevant for Advancing Clinical Practice. View Here

Return to Practice (RTP)

For more information on Return to Practice (RTP) please visit our page here.