What We Offer 

Our 6 Core Functions 

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. 


Our focus for 2021/22: 
Increase non-medical placements in primary care by identifying and supporting practices to become placement areas and up-skilling the workforce. 
Collaborate with CARE4NOTTS to offer apprenticeships in primary care for both clinical and non-clinical roles. 
Collaborate with CARE4NOTTS to offer work experience placements, introducing primary care to the workforce of the future. 
Support primary care placement areas by working with Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) to co-ordinate students and manage tariff payments. 
Maintain a database of students in primary care. 

Place-Based (Placement) Tariffs 

Our focus for 2021/22: 
Understand and translate the evaluation of place based tariff locally. 
Work with Higher Education Institutes to progress place based tariff. 
Inform Primary Care Networks about being ready for place based tariff. 

Workforce Planning 

Our focus for 2021/22: 
Support Primary Care Networks to develop workforce plans, identifying future workforce gaps. 
Utilise tools such as the HEE Star to identify solutions to workforce gaps. 
Support the implementation of the Integrated Care System (ICS) Workforce Strategy at primary care level. 
Inform Primary Care Networks on workforce opportunities. 
Support the development of a centralised system to draw the Apprentice Levy gift from other providers. 


Our focus for 2021/22: 
Work with practices and Primary Care Networks to identify opportunities for the workforce to become educators. 
Develop a communities of practice for staff groups to provide peer support. 
Support practices to access initiatives such as New to Practice and PA preceptorship schemes. 
Develop educational programmes that meet the needs of the population and workforce. 
Support Primary Care Networks with career engagement opportunities for their workforce. 

New Roles 

Our focus for 2021/22: 
Encourage and educate Primary Care Networks to use the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS). 
Support practices and Primary Care Networks to embed new roles. 
Develop educational opportunities to support new roles. 
Support practices to develop clinical supervision processes. 
Develop peer networks for new roles. 


Our focus for 2021/22: 
Support Primary Care Networks to write Continued Professional Development (CPD) Investment Plans. 
Support the workforce to access workforce development opportunities. 
Collaborate with CARE4NOTTS to promote primary care. 
Support practices to develop and embed retention strategies. 
Identify opportunities to support the implementation of the NHS People Plan in primary care. 
Development of clinical supervision for the workforce. 
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