Live Programmes

Live Programmes

General Practice Task Force are proud to offer the below programmes to all Derbyshire practices and individuals working within the county.

New to Practice GP Fellowships

October 2020 onwards

The New to Practice Fellowship Programme is a programme of support, learning and development supported by national funding available to every newly qualified GP.

Our Derbyshire programme will meet the needs of newly qualified GPs and fund them to attend professional development sessions, thereby ensuring a smooth transition into independent practice.

Each GP will also have access to mentoring sessions.

Read more and apply

Health and Wellbeing pilot 

July 2021 – March 2022

Piloting local health and wellbeing support offers for staff working across primary care on behalf of all Derbyshire PCNs In association with LPC, LDN, LOC.

We aim to Standardised provision of wellbeing support for all to include but not be limited to:

✓ Thrive – Mental Health Wellbeing app. A clinically effective app for the prevention, screening and management of anxiety, depression and stress
✓ CiC Employee Assistance Programme: This offers 24/7 telephone helpline support to staff and family members over 16. All their staff are clinically trained and there is a raft of support available such as carer support, debt and finance counselling, legal advice (similar to Citizens Advice Bureau) and a package of one-to-one telephone counselling for up to 6 sessions.
✓ Rapid access mental health support via the Derbyshire Health and Wellbeing Hub
✓ Staff wellbeing webinars
✓ Implementation of Wellbeing Guardians (WBG) and Wellbeing Champions (WBC) across all areas of primary care, in each organisation, as per the NHS People Plan; empowering this network to introduce health and wellbeing conversations as business as usual.
✓ Support for all primary care sectors in implementing equality, diversity and inclusion support and best practice.
✓ Using education and networking of WBG and WBC across the breadth of primary care in a PCN footprint to strengthen relationships across primary care groups and a greater feeling of shared goals and belonging.

Trailblazer GP Fellowships 

2021 – 2022

We’re excited to hear that we are, again, highly likely to be offered 3 – 4 places on the Trailblazer fellowship scheme and would welcome expressions of interest.

These are fellowships for GPs who want to think outside the box and spend a day a week on health inequality work.

Any GP in a substantive post in Derbyshire and who is within 5 years of CCT.

Please complete an expression of interest form and send back to us at DDLMC.GPTF@.NHS.NET and Dr Gail Walton, our Fellowships Lead will contact you.

Express your interest here!

ASPIRE GP Career advice

2016 onwards

Our dedicated GP Leads are happy to speak to you on any aspect of your career, including

A change in role

New to working within Derbyshire

Portfolio working

Returning to work

Read more here

Partnership Development Programme

2021 dates to be advised

We will look at skills needed for thriving as a partnership within a discrete GP practice, collaboration, partnership roles in PCNs and also the key relationships within wider health and social care system.

Our programme will be delivered by experienced GP and practice managers leaders with input from HR and finance experts with a proven track record in delivering practice education and support.

Read more and book here

Practice Resilience

2016 onwards

Our bespoke offer recognises that there isn’t a one-size fits all model for practice support. If you would like to help but aren’t sure exactly what you need,  why not contact us?

Our offers are available to all Derby City and Derbyshire practices on a self-referral basis. Previous work has included workforce development, system and process analysis, practice mergers and mediation.

You will be assigned a dedicated change facilitator who will work with you providing advice and guidance including an actionable plan to move forward with and when needed complete a practice health check.

Read more here

Practice Management Coaching

February 2021 onwards

This is a chance to grow and develop within your organisation with free confidential one to one coaching support. Do you ever ask:

How can I motivate my team? How can we get everyone talking to each other and supporting each other? What can I do about communications in my organisation? What can I do to manage my workload? I’m overwhelmed; what can I do? How can I progress to my dream role? How can I enjoy work but find time for my life?

Coaching with experienced and supportive coaches at GPTF will help you unlock your potential and that of your team and organisation. You can achieve a healthy life-work balance using your biggest asset: YOU

If you would like 3 free 90-minute coaching sessions, please contact us

Practice Manager Induction Programme

2021 dates coming soon

A 7-module virtual programme designed for staff who are entering Practice Management (PMs, Deputies, Assistants, Operations Managers) or within their first 12 months. Sessions are run monthly for 2-3 hours with some pre-reading and additional recorded content via video and presentations.

Read more here

New to Practice GP Fellowships

October 2020 onwards

The New to Practice Fellowship Programme is a programme of support, learning and development supported by national funding available to every newly qualified GP. Our Derbyshire programme will meet the needs of newly qualified GPs and fund them to attend professional development sessions, thereby ensuring a smooth transition into independent practice.

Read more and apply

Health and Wellbeing pilot 

28 November 2020

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Read more and book here

Trailblazer GP Fellowships 

2021 – 2022

We’re excited to hear that we are, again, highly likely to be offered 3 – 4 places on the Trailblazer fellowship scheme and would welcome expressions of interest.

These are fellowships for GPs who want to think outside the box and spend a day a week on health inequality work.

Any GP in a substantive post in Derbyshire and who is within 5 years of CCT.

Please complete an expression of interest form and send back to us at DDLMC.GPTF@.NHS.NET and Dr Gail Walton, our Fellowships Lead will contact you.

Express your interest here!

ASPIRE GP Career advice

2016 onwards

Our dedicated GP Leads are happy to speak to you on any aspect of your career, including

A change in role

New to working within Derbyshire

Portfolio working

Returning to work

Read more here

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