Peer Support Networks / Communities of Practice
Index of Networks
General Practice Coffee and Catch-up
For Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Nursing Associates and Trainee Nursing Associates only. An opportunity to network with fellow colleagues across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and offer support and guidance. Runs once a month.
ICS Primary Care Advanced Practice Network
For people training or working in advanced practice within primary care. Promotes collaborative working, and effective and safe practice within the ICS. Provides educational and supervisory support for Advanced Practitioners. Runs every 2 months.
Physician Associate Whatsapp Group
For qualified Physician Associates (PAs) in the East Midlands area, or PA students awaiting results whom will be working in East Midlands. Acts as a great platform for discussion and support. Accessible anytime via Whatsapp Messenger.
Personalised Care Community of Practice
For Social Prescribing Link Workers, Health and Wellbeing Coaches, and Care Coordinators. Fosters shared learning and peer support. Operates via a WhatsApp group to stay connected, with bespoke events to develop skills and knowledge. Runs ad-hoc.
General Practice Respiratory Network
For anybody working in general practice undertaking respiratory reviews / interested in respiratory care. Supports networking, quality improvement work and enables discussions around changes in local and national guidance. Runs every 2 months.
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS Organisational Development and Improvement Community of Practice
For anyone across the ICS working in organisational development, improvement, transformation and change. Helps build relationships, celebrate successes, overcome challenges, share knowledge and aid professional development. Runs every 2 months.
Pharmacy Technician Network
For all Pharmacy Technicians across all healthcare sectors. To provide networking and support opportunities, as well as to increase potential collaboration. First meeting in November. Frequency thereafter to be agreed by attendees.
Nursing Associate and Trainee Nursing Associate Whatsapp Group and Drop-in Sessions
For Nursing Associates (NAs) and Trainee Nursing Associates (TNAs) working across Nottinghamshire. Resource for questions, updates and support. Drop-in sessions to chat and catch-up, alongside General Practice Nurse (GPN) Educators delivering NA training modules. Runs every 6-8 weeks.