Nurses who are new to working in primary care/general practice often require support with the development of knowledge and skills. There are a number of resources and opportunities available to support nurses, the information below details this support. 
NHS England Improvement provided support to those nurses who are new to working in primary care and qualified in the last 12 months. Full information of the scheme can be found here.  
NATH are supporting the scheme by co-ordinating places on the De Montfort University GPN fundamentals programme. You can also access support if you are a nurse new to working in primary care regardless of your time qualified. We often collaborate with other training hubs when delivering programmes of work. Lincolnshire Training Hub have opened up their sessions for nurses who are new to practice. Find out more here. 
If you are a new to practice GP interested in finding out more please contact Phoenix Programme. 
We have compiled some resources for you (in the table below) based on the two year programme, many of these opportunities are available to all nurse regardless the stage of their career. For more information please contact us: 
New to Practice Scheme 
Any employee new to an organisation should have a robust induction programme. We have designed some resources to help with this. 
The Queen’s Nursing Institute and NHS Employers also have some great resources. Contact us if you require more information. 
Preceptorship document & career progression template 
We have developed some resources to facilitate the presceptorship process. 
Details of GPN network 
NATH are supporting the development of a general practice nurse group.  
There is also a closed Facebook group you can join. 
Contact us to find out more 
GPN Supervision resources 
NHS England have developed a number of resources to aide clinical supervision. 
We will be delivering clinical supervision training in the coming months in the meantime you can use these handy resources. 
GPN Fundamentals course 
Health Education England fund a number of spaces on this course. 
Please get in touch with us to discuss if you want more information. 
Mentors & Coaching 
The Midlands Leadership and Lifelong Learning Team provide free access to 
mentors and coaches. All you need to do is register with them. 
Quality Improvement 
We will be delivering a session on quality improvement.  
Please contact us to find out more. 
Shadowing opportunities 
NATH sit on the Nursing and Midwifery Cabinet and can facilitate opportunities  
for you to shadow nurses working within our integrated care system or further afield. 
Contact us to find out more  
Remote consultation skills 
We will be delivering a session on remote consultation skills. 
Please contact us to find out more. 
Leadership opportunities 
A number of organisation have regular opportunities for nurses looking to develop their leadership knowledge and skills.  
Contact us for help and support. 


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