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City and Hackney’s practice manager training programme

30th January 2019

by Dr Mary Clarke CBE, Director of Workforce, City and Hackney GP Confederation Practice manager burn-out is a recognised problem in primary care and one that is discussed widely on various forums and networks. In a 2013 Pulse survey of 471 practice managers, two-thirds were considering a new career and the vast majority surveyed were feeling demotivated, and […]

London primary care mental health guidance and evaluation

29th November 2018

This primary care mental health guidance is for commissioners and providers to use when developing and delivering better services, and highlights a number of lessons learned about what is required to make services both successful and sustainable. The guidance is an informative and practical aid to local and strategic planning and, with the accompanying economic […]

Launch of Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework

21st November 2018

Healthy London Partnership has launched Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework – a vision for strengthening general practice. The framework provides guidance and resources that will support practices to develop high quality larger-scale general practice collaboration across London. Developed in partnership with London Clinical Commissioning Groups, London wide Local Medical Committees (LMCs) and overseen by […]

The Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework: additional resources

20th November 2018

The Transforming Primary Care Programme team has produced these additional resources to help you share information about the Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework. The Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework sets out our vision for strengthening general practice collaboration across London. The framework aims to support practices across the capital to identify, […]

Working at scale to support primary care in North East London

20th November 2018

Jane Lindo, Programme Director of Primary Care Transformation in North East London, shares her experiences of working in partnership to transform primary care services. To improve primary care services for the local population, the seven boroughs in North East London (NEL) are working together at scale to provide innovative, first class care to its highly […]

Case study: Lewisham GP Extended Access (GPEA) Service

5th November 2018

London has been leading the way to ensure everyone has easier and more convenient access to GP services, including appointments at evening and weekends.  It was the first region in the UK to fully offer extended access services to the entirety of its 9 million population. An example of practices working collaboratively at scale to provide GP extended access […]

The Next Steps to the Strategic Commissioning Framework

8th October 2018

 This guide sets out our vision for strengthening general practice collaboration across London. It has been developed in partnership with London clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), the Londonwide LMCs and overseen by the Primary Care Clinical Cabinet. It outlines two main types of collaborative arrangements between practices: Larger scale general practice models (LGPOs). Multiple practices […]

GP extended access services: communications toolkit

12th December 2017

Materials to support a public marketing campaign about extended access services in London.  The marketing mix will include digital, radio and print advertising across London and is part of the Stay Well This Winter campaign. There are many ways practices can make sure their patients know about and use extended access services. It is important that […]

Stay well London – London Extended GP Access Service: Frequently asked questions

8th December 2017

Frequently asked questions and answers about London’s urgent, emergency and primary care services. During winter 2017/18, we are running a campaign aimed at NHS staff, giving them simple messages that they can share with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter. These frequently asked questions are for our staff to use to help them feel confident […]

Primary care mental health services – literature review and scoping report

30th November 2017

London CCGs are at various stages of developing and rolling out mental healthcare models in primary care.  This literature review and scoping report has been completed to compare current developments in primary care mental health models across the capital.  The scoping exercise has identified many new initiatives where specialist and primary care staff are working together with community-based […]