WHAT WE OFFER 

 
The Nottinghamshire Alliance Training Hub (NATH) offers a variety of learning and development opportunities for the primary and community care workforce in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. 
 
As a Training Hub, we have six core functions which were identified by Health Education England (HEE). These are centred on placements, workforce planning, recruitment, new roles, retention and place-based tariffs. 
 
We are working on the accompanying pages which describe each of the core functions in more detail and how we are delivering against each of them. A brief summary of each can be found below. 
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Placements 

We are developing placement opportunities for students in primary and community care settings. This includes those looking for school work experience up to post-graduate level. 
 
We also support staff to develop the mentoring and supervisory skills needed to successfully manage student placements. 
 
Our focus in 20/21: 
 
Increasing opportunities for students to learn in primary and community care settings 
Training and supporting health and care professionals to become educational and clinical supervisors 
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Place-Based (Placement) Tariffs 

Information to follow soon. 
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Workforce Planning 

We are supporting Primary Care Networks (PCNs) with their succession planning. This includes collating workforce data and developing workforce planning strategies. 
 
Our focus in 2020/21: 
 
Working with primary and community care providers to create workforce investment plans for every PCN 
Understanding the learning and development needs of the primary and community care workforce through a Training Needs Analysis survey 
Establishing communities of practice (peer support networks) for different job roles 
Evaluating the introduction of the GP Assistant across the Midlands and establishing a second cohort of trainees 
Facilitating access to the apprenticeship levy which fully funds apprenticeship training costs 
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Recruitment 

We are developing educators across the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System. 
 
Our focus in 2020/21: 
 
Training and supporting health and care professionals to become educational and clinical supervisors 
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New Roles 

We are supporting the roll out of the new roles within primary care that are highlighted in the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS). 
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Retention 

We are developing strategies for retaining the skills and workforce. 
 
Our focus in 2020/21: 
 
Supporting the transition from student training to independent practice, for doctors, nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) in primary and community care 

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