In March 2017, in publishing its Next Steps refresh of the Five Year Forward View, NHS England acknowledged both the continuing strain on general practice and the need to build on the strengths of list-based primary care in developing care models of greater scope and scale.
As accountable care systems evolve, comprising a range of organisations across a larger footprint, it becomes harder to navigate the complexities of the system. PCC has a range of experts to make sense of the emerging models and provide learning from examples of both success and failure.
We can provide local support through tailored workshops with local stakeholders, expert advice and speakers at local events and hands-on project management support.
Primary care leaders seeking to strengthen practices at risk from workforce, demand and other pressures can access funding from NHS England’s resilience programme, part of the General Practice Forward View. The GP resilience programme recognises that many practices are already struggling to cope with existing workload for a variety of reasons, and that others are looking for long-term solutions in the face of uncertainties about the supply of GPs, funding, running costs, premises and related issues.
Whatever your role, or the organisation you work in, effective presentation skills are an important part of your professional portfolio and will help to boost your career.
For many people, the idea of delivering a presentation brings up images of standing in front of an audience and summoning up enough courage to speak. Being able to project an air of confidence and hold the room are, of course, key skills for presenters but there's something equally important that needs to take place behind the scenes.
During this e-learning course you will explore how verbal, visual and non-verbal communication skills contribute to effective presentations while considering your audience, goals and the wider context. You'll also discover how to manage nerves and stay on message in some of the most challenging situations.
PCC helps practices to become more resilient with a range of support including project management of mergers, mentoring and development of practice managers, signposting and reception staff training and premises strategy and relocations advice. We also work with groups of practices to develop collaborative models and facilitation to encourage a clear vision and viable business plan.
Much of this support has been funded by NHS England or CCGs under the General Practice Resilience Programme, part of the GP Forward View.
If you would like to discuss how PCC can support your practices, contact email@example.com with resilience in the subject line.