We offer a variety of learning and development interventions for the primary and community care workforce in Nottingham & Nottinghamshire. 
These are funnelled into three streams: Inter-Professional Learning & Development, Workforce Development and Leadership and Organisational Development. 

Inter-Professional Learning & Development 

Our focus for 2020/21: 
Increase opportunities for students to learn in primary and community care settings - Placements. 
Support the transition from student training to independent practice, for doctors, nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) in primary and community care - New to Practice. 
Understanding the learning and development needs of the primary and community care workforce - Training Needs Analysis.  
Training and supporting health and care professionals to become educational and clinical Supervisors. 

Workforce Development 

Our focus for 2020/21: 
Working with primary and community care providers to create workforce investment plans for every PCN & social care. 
Established a communities of practice for: 
Professional working in or and with the independent care sector. 
Social prescribing link workers. 
Practice managers across the East Midlands. 
Evaluating the introduction of the GP Assistant across the Midlands and establishing and supporting a second cohort of trainees. 
Give access to the Apprenticeship Levy Fund to support the training of: 
Nursing Associates (FdSc). 
Registered Nurses (BSc Hons). 
Practice Managers (MBA). 

Leadership and Organisational Development 

Our focus for 2020/21: 
Working with NHS England and NHS Improvement with: 
‘Time for Care’ Programme. 
Lifelong Leadership Learning Team including the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme. 
Strategic partnership with Nottingham Trent University including the Business School, Employability and Enterprise Department and the Institute of Health and Allied Professions for developing education programmes and student placements (clinical and non-clinical) working in primary and community care settings. 
Signpost to support and expertise around organisational culture, diversity and inclusion. 
Work with professional bodies (RCGP, RCN, RCSLT) around policy, practice and leadership development. 
Growing a peer network of leaders from primary and community care (NHS Collaborate). 

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