How To… Understand & Apply the Regulations. An Overview of the NHS & NHS Contracts

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How To... Understand & Apply the Regulations. An Overview of the NHS & NHS Contracts

Event Summary

Our ‘How to…’ modules are aimed at decision makers and leaders, partners and all GPs and FULLY FUNDED by the levy for Wessex Practices.

Tuesday, 30 January
09:30 - 12:00
Zoom Online Event

Main Contact

Lead Team
This training course is accessible for wheelchair users.
If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them in advance of the course to let them know.

Event Speakers & Trainers

Dr Edd Rendell
Dr Edd Rendell
Speaker & Trainer
Mrs Michelle Lombardi
Mrs Michelle Lombardi
Speaker & Trainer
This training will be run over Zoom. To participate you will need to install Zoom on your device, and ensure it is has a microphone, speaker, and camera. Please Note: Some trainers will no longer allow you to stay on the call if you do not have your camera operating.

Log in to Zoom 09:15 session runs 09:30 to 12:00

To participate you will need a device capable of running Zoom, that also has a microphone and speaker, a camera is beneficial but not essential.


Our ‘How to…’ modules are aimed at decision makers and leaders, partners and all GPs and FULLY FUNDED by the levy for Wessex Practices. These are practical sessions which will get to the bottom of exactly what you need to know with the help of our Wessex LMCs team plus some experts in their field of law, finance, leadership and premises.


This module will cover:

  • Definition of a Partnership
  • Contracts
    • Additional Services
    • Enhanced Services
  • Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF)
  • The Rules and Regulations
  • Future of the NHS
  • Safe Working and Future Models


By the end of this module, delegates will have gained an understanding of NHS contracts and how to apply regulations. Delegates will also feel empowered as to what they can say 'no' to.

Previous Delegate Feedback

"This was so insightful. As a new PM it was really good to see everything broken down. You are both really good as giving clear information"

"Well run - easy to access and pitched at the right level"

"Wish I had had an opportunity to attend this as soon as I started in Primary Care!"

Other Webinars in the Series

Why not book onto the other webinars in the series (please make a separate booking for each event you wish to attend)

Tuesday 27th February 2024: How To... Understand finance – the income streams and efficiencies  

Tuesday 19th March 2024: How To... assess leadership & success, understand ‘well-led’ and how to apply it

Tuesday 16 April 2024: How To... Legal considerations to running a Partnership, Partnership agreements, preventing disputes & the role of interpersonal mediation

Thursday 9th May 2024: How To... Premises – how to unpick the detail

Tuesday 18th June 2024: How To... PCNS  - Everything you need to know

This webinar will be recorded and will be available to access afterwards here (free for Wessex LMC members and £20 for non members.)

Event Speakers & Trainers

Dr Edd Rendell
Dr Edd Rendell
Medical Director & GP

Edd qualified from Southampton University in 2002 and undertook a medical rotation at Salisbury District Hospital. After a year of travel and working abroad he returned to the same area to complete GP training. Edd has worked as both a Locum and a Partner around Salisbury and just prior to joining Wessex LMCs worked for BSW Clinical Commissioning Group as a Locality Clinical Lead (Wiltshire). Edd is also a GP Appraiser.

Mrs Michelle Lombardi
Mrs Michelle Lombardi
Director of Primary Care

Since joining Wessex LMCs in 2015 Michelle has brought her knowledge and experience in practice management, commissioning and contracting roles to support practices.

Price List



Price (Inc VAT)

All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area

This option is for everyone working in a Practice in the Wessex LMC catchment area that does not fit into one of the other options on offer.


Non Members

This is the cost if you are not working in a Practice in the Wessex LMCs catchment area. £250.00

Waiting List

Please be advised there are spaces available on this course unless it states otherwise. If a course is full you will be given the option to book on the waiting list. If you are on the waiting list and a place becomes available, you will be notified automatically you do NOT need to contact Wessex LMCs. 


All delegate fees are non-refundable, however, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 for fees of £100 or less, or £10 for fees more than £100.

Attendance Details

In certain circumstances, we will share details of attendance or non-attendance with the person who booked and/or funded this course for the delegate. If you have any objection to your attendance status being shared, please can you contact Louise Greenwood (Director of Education & Training, Wessex LMCs) at least 48 hours before the start of the training on

Pharmaceutical Sponsorship

This event may be sponsored by pharmaceutical company/ies having the opportunity for promotional product presentation at the start of the meeting. No pharmaceutical companies have been involved in the selection of speakers, agenda items, or any other matters relating to this training. Your name and Practice will be shared with the Rep but not your email address


Further Dates

No Further Dates.