GP Partnership Development Programme - Register interest by April 2022. General Practice Task Force Derbyshire
Are you a new clinical or non-clinical General Practice Partner who would like the skills and confidence to excel in your new role? 
The General Practice Task Force Derbyshire (GPTF) and Nottinghamshire Phoenix Programme have further developed their successful Partnership Development Programme to meet the needs of the NHSE New to Partnership Scheme. Covering all the key areas you need to ensure you thrive as a partner. These sessions will be delivered by experienced GPs and practice manager leaders with input from HR and finance experts with a proven track record in delivering practice education. 
This scheme ONLY costs £500 per person for all 7 modules 
Our course can be fully funded via the NHSEI New to Partnership scheme. Please note we advise you apply to the scheme by April 2022. If you need help applying or do not think you are eligible but would still like a place, please contact either for Nottingham clinicians or GPTF for Derbyshire clinicians for details of funding support. 

7 half-day sessions covering key themes with virtual support 

Proposed dates and times (all from 13.00-16.00): 
Wednesday 2 February 2022 
Wednesday 23 March 2022 
Wednesday 13 April 2022 
Wednesday 4 May 2022 
Wednesday 29 June 2022 
Wednesday 6 July 2022 
Sessions will run virtually via Zoom. 
To be considered for the programme we request that you are: 
Able to attend each training day (minimum 6 out of 7 sessions) 
Committed to dialling in to all facilitated networking sessions (minimum 6 out of 7) 
Committed to completing any pre-course work 
Committed to completed any assignments 

Programme Overview 

External Environment 

Understand the place of general practice in the NHS structure including PCNs and integrated care systems by exploring the contractual basis of general practice including GMS and PMS contracts. Look at different commissioners including CCG, NHS and others. How a partner can obtain support and collaborate with others. 


Understand the role of the Partner in the structure of the business. Gaining an understanding of the role of the Partner as an employer, including exposure to Human Resources and employment law. 


Differentiate the role of GPs as doctors and as entrepreneurs. Gaining an understanding of employment status and IR35. Advance knowledge of the CQC and their expectations of a “well lead” business. Gaining further understanding of the role of GPs leading on Practice HR/workforce. Building knowledge on the role of the Practice Manager. Developing knowledge of key aspects of employment law. 


Advance your knowledge of financial streams through general practice and Primary Care gaining an understanding of key components of practice finance accounts. Understand the financial pressures for GP Partners. 


Understand different models of property ownership, the process of buying into property and how property is funded. Explore the risks associated with property ownership and how these can be managed and mitigated. 


Gain an appreciation of the role of the Partner as a manager; Develop your own understanding of the concept of leadership; Considering the role of Partners in leadership within Primary care. 

Future Strategic Direction and Support Systems 

Introduction of the plans for the future JUCD including future including integrated care systems and collaborate working 10-year view, GPFV, STP/JUCD. Explore how practices can change and respond to strategic challenges. Discuss how practices work at scale. Why practices merge and how it’s done. 
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