November Newsletter 2022

Welcome to our November Newsletter

CPTH provides training, education and workforce support across General Practice in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Upcoming Training & Events
Tue 08 Nov Physical Activity Advice Training Session Book Now
Tue 08 Nov Chronic Oedema/ Wet Legs Management Book Now
Tue 08 Nov Diabetes LES – Meeting 2 Book Now
Thu 10 Nov Early Career GPs - Domestic Abuse Awareness Book Now
Thu 10 Nov General Practice Nurse Forum Book Now
Mon 14 Nov Professional Clinical Network Pharmacy Forum Book Now
Tue 15 Nov Advanced Practice Forum (ACP Forum) Book Now
Tue 15 Nov Wound Management Study Day Book Now
Wed 16 Nov An Introduction to the Menopause Book Now
Tue 22 Nov Suicide Awareness and Response for Primary Care Book Now
Tue 22 Nov Stage 2 SystmOne for Clinicians Book Now
Wed 23 Nov Stage 2 SystmOne for Admin/Reception Teams Book Now
Thu 24 Nov BringBaby GP Update Morning November 2022 Book Now
Thu 24 Nov Enhanced Induction for Admin and Clerical (Day 1) Book Now
Mon 28 Nov Hypertension Update Book Now
Mon 05 Dec New to Practice Induction Programme (2-day) Book Now
Tue 06 Dec Physical Activity Advice Training Session Book Now
E-Learning Cambridge Diabetes Education Programme Book Now
E-Learning RCNi Learning Book Now
E-Learning Practice Medicines Co-ordinators e-Learning Course Book Now
How to cope when a doctor dies by suicide - 7th November 2022
Suicide has a huge impact on all of us, and as medical professionals, it can be especially challenging to grieve, cope and move forward after a colleague dies by suicide. So how do we support each other, and ourselves, when we hear this kind of news about a colleague?Shapes are providing a one-off, free session on how to cope when a doctor dies by suicide. 
GP & ACP Education Programme
Wed 16th November, Huntingdon Marriott Hotel
In our next evening education session 
Dr Jessica Randall-Carrick will be joining us to talk about Diabetes Management.
Book your place here
You can also find the full list of programme dates for your diary on our website here.
LAST CALL! - Immunisation Training for HCAs 2022
We still have spaces on our fourth and final training course on Immunisations for HCAs for 2022! The course consists of 6.5 hours of pre-reading, a full day's webinar on 16th November and a half day practical on the morning of the 23rd November. Delegates need to hold a Level 3 Qualification (e.g. NVQ3, Level 3 diploma, A-levels) or have completed the Care Certificate and have at least two years’ experience as a HCSW. Don't miss out - applications close on Friday 4th November! (Next course will be June 2023)

Pharmacy Forums
Monthly meetings with an update from The Medicines Optimisation Team and time to network with other Pharmacy teams.

Free Pensions Seminars
NHSE pension partners, Isio, are delivering online seminars for nursing, midwifery, and AHP colleagues aged 50+

SystmOne Training
SystmOne training webinars provided by the Primary Care IT Team, NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough CCG.

Getting ready for patients to have access to their future information
From 1 November 2022, GP systems are being updated to give people with online accounts (NHS App and other approved patient apps) access to see new entries in their GP health record automatically. We appreciate the pressures experienced by general practices and that some may not yet be fully prepared for the change, so a series of additional webinars have been arranged to help practices ensure access to online records is offered safely and effectively. Please click here for more information.
Prospective GP Record Access
With Prospective GP Record Access arriving on 1st November, we also have some resources in our library that may help. Click here to find resources.
New to Primary Care Induction Programme 
Our comprehensive 2-day virtual induction is designed for staff new to primary care and may also benefit those who have already been in post for a few months.
Working with Personality Disorder
16-17 November
 A CPFT 2-day conference learning from experts about working with people with relational and emotional difficulties or a formal Personality Disorder diagnosis.
Safeguarding Matters - PREVENT
01 December, 13:00-14:00
December’s Safeguarding Matters session on radicalisation and PREVENT’s Toolkit - including how to spot radicalisation and who to contact with concerns.
BLS Training - 7th, 14th and 15th December
This basic 2-hour course outline will cover the following:
  • Identify the causes and promote the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Primary Survey & recognition of cardiac arrest and calling for help
  • Undertake the skills of quality CPR and defibrillation (AED) and simple airway manoeuvres
  • The person who is unconscious and recovery position
  • Choking and techniques to manage this
  • Anaphylaxis including use of AAI’s
£15 per delegate, locations in Peterborough, Alconbury and March available.
Cambridge will be coming soon! Please click here to find dates and book! 
Programmes & Opportunities
General Practice Assistant Training Scheme - Places available
HEE have allocated 2 places* on the GPA Scheme starting 1st December 2022. If you have an individual that you would like to put through the scheme, please apply by Monday 14th November. Alternatively, should you wish to express an interest for future cohorts, please fill in the EOI form. *more places may become available, so put your applications in!
Click here for more information and application/EOI forms.
General Practice Fellowship
A 2-year funded programme for new or recently qualified GPs and Nurses, plus support for the practices employing them. Provides protected CPD time, early career learning, mentorship, peer support and coaching. If you are new to practice, or if your practice is recruiting for GPs or nurses, find out more and apply online here.
PCN Training Teams Offer – Coming soon!
Keep an eye on your inbox for our PCN Training Team offer this winter.
Please get in touch if you would like more information.
Are you interested in women's health? Applications are now open for funded places available through the Training Hub for LARC training with our experienced team of Faculty Registered Trainers.
MSK Clinical Mentoring for GPs
Our 3-stage MSK Clinical Mentoring Programme supports GPs to upskill in MSK assessment, diagnosis and management through funded study, clinical observation and practical mentoring in clinic.
Mentoring for Admin Roles
If you have started an Admin & Clerical role in General Practice within the last 12 months, you can access up to 3 funded mentoring sessions with one of our experienced Training Hub mentors.
Educators and Learning Organisations
Your Journey from Tier 2 to Tier 3 Educator
If you are a Tier 2 educator and are interested in developing to become a Tier 3, please do join us for our face-to-face tutorial event on Thursday 17th November at Hemingford Pavillion. Booking is now open, but spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Supporting Future Educators Programme
Following the success of our previous Supporting Future Educators programme, helping to steer you through the journey of becoming a first-time educator at Tier 3, we are pleased to let you know we are running it again starting this autumn. Expressions of interest are now open.
Becoming an Educator or Learning Organisation
Becoming an educator is a rewarding way to enhance your skills and support the next generation of local Primary Care staff. Contact your Training Programme Director to discuss, click the button to find out more, or get in touch to find out how we can help support you through the process.
FCP Supervisor Funding
FCP supervisors play a vital role in supporting staff to complete their FCP roadmap.  The Training Hub has secured some funding from HEE and are able to offer grants of up to £3,000 per supervisor.  These grants will help cover some of the costs associated with releasing supervisors to support learners. Please note that there is only a limited budget so please ensure you apply as soon as possible. To find out more click here.
Training Hub News
Would you like to join our supportive and dynamic Training Hub team?
We currently have the following opportunities available to work with us:
GP Educator
Expansion Lead
Are you keen to spread the word about the benefits of being a GP educator? We are looking for a clinician to join our team for the next year as a GP Educator Expansion Lead (2 sessions per week for 12 months). Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 11th November
Paramedic/First Contact Practitioner (FCP) Ambassador
Do you want to make a difference? We have an opening for a clinician to join the Training Hub team for the next year as a Paramedic/FCP Ambassador (1 day per week for 12 months). Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 14th November
Management Lead
Are you passionate about supporting and developing the practice management workforce in C&P? We have an opening for a manager to join us as a Practice Management Lead (1 day per week for 12 months). Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 14th November
Click here for more details and how to apply
Grief & Loss Retreat Day
Tue 15 November

A free retreat day for anyone who is affected by grief and loss at this time, to safely explore how your loss and grief is affecting you. The day is open to all healthcare and social care colleagues in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area.
Cambs & Peterborough Staff Support Hub
The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Staff Support Hub offers free, confidential wellbeing support, webinars and forums for all health and care staff working across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in any role, in any organisation.
You Can’t Pour from
an Empty Cup
Calling all NHS nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers in England! Join ShinyMind on Thursday 17th November 2022, 12pm-1pm, for a special online launch event to help support your mental health and overall wellbeing.

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