Here you can find information and resources for Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants
Advice for student/newly qualified nurses entering General Practice
In the table below, you can find advice on how to apply for jobs in general practice or make the move to general practice from a different care setting.
You can also find guidance on making the transition to practice nursing here.
Shadowing a Practice Nurse
If you are a Registered Nurse interested in shadowing a Practice Nurse for a session, or if you are already a Practice Nurse and you are happy to have someone shadow you for a session, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find an evaluation form to be completed and returned on completion of a shadowing session in the table below.
Please follow the link for Shared Learning , a page containing useful information from shared learning sessions for Practice Nurses.
The role of a Practice Nurse
Portfolio Nursing Careers
You can find a very useful guide to clinical supervision on the CQC website. It’s really worth a read to appreciate how easy it is to organise clinical supervision at practice level and that it does not have to be thought of as such a formal process. It also really helps to keep the conversations discussed in supervision as reflections for Revalidation.
In short there are 4 different models of Clinical Supervision
- One-to-one supervision between a supervisor and supervisee
- Group supervision in which two or more practitioners discuss their work with a supervisor
- Peer or co-supervision where practitioners discuss work with each other, with the role of supervisor being shared or with no individual member of staff acting as a formal supervisor
- A combination or the above
Care Quality Commission (CQC) Information for General Practice
CQC information for general practice can be found on the CQC website.
Accountability and Delegation: A Guide for the Nursing Team
Please follow the link for a Royal College of Nursing guide to Accountability and Delegation
Practice Nurse Competencies
The Maximising General Practice Nursing Service Contribution document can be found in the table below.
Practice Nurse Competencies
The RCGP Practice Nurse Competencies document can be found in the table below.
Health Care Assistant Competencies Framework
The full Competencies Framework for Health Care Assistants is being updated and will be added to this page shortly.
Practice Nurse Forum
Please check the Practice Nurse Forum page for more information
Health Care Assistants' Forum
Please check the Health Care Assistants' Forum page for more information.
Patient Group Directions
Diabetic Foot Care E-learning
Please see the table below for resources on Diabetic Foot Care training available via e-Learning for Health to Practice Nurses and HCAs.
NHS Health Checks
Please follow the link for information for clinicians on delivering the NHS Health Check Locally Comissioned Service. The Service Specification for NHS Health Checks can be found on the Locally Commissioned Services page.
Please check out the Immunisation page for information on Influenza Vaccinations, Vaccine Updates, and other information.
Immunisation Information for Healthcare Assistants (HCAs)
Please follow the link for National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for HCAs
You may also find the Royal College of Nursing's documents on Health Care Support Workers and Immunisation helpful.
Important information to all Practice Nurse Mentors
The NMC has introduced new Standards for Education . These replace the 2008 Standards for learning and assessment in Practice ( SLAiP)
See below for course updates.
Celebrating the year of the Nurse 2020 - Primary Care Nursing Conference
**Save the date**
14 May 2020 - 10:00 – 16:00
Amex Stadium, Brighton
Bookings are open to registered nurses working in general practice.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided
Places will be available to book via Eventbrite in due course
More details to follow!
CG Practice Nurse Locality Leads
Your Practice Nurse Lead at Brighton and Hove CCG is:
Please click the links to contact them.
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