Guidance

Clinical Skills
Understanding Inclisiran
Last Reviewed Date
02/04/2024

Inclisiran is a medication given by subcutaneous injection that is administered by a clinician, with the aim of reducing blood levels of Cholesterol.

Clinical Skills
| Education

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on infection control and cleanliness

Don’t forget to log your learning points & reflections as part of your CPD. CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your learning and how you apply it

Clinical Skills
| Education
ARRS Roles
Last Reviewed Date
13/12/2023

The Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS) is an automatic funding stream available to Primary Care Networks (PCNs) to support recruitment which currently supports the employment of service provision.

Clinical Skills
| Employment / Contracts / HR
Personalised Care Roles
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

According to NHS England ‘Personalised Care will benefit up to 2.5 million people by 2024, giving them the same choice and control over their mental and physical health that they have come to expect in every other aspect of their life

Clinical Skills
Minor Surgery and Joint Injections
Last Reviewed Date
11/12/2023

It is advisable that all practices ensure that the person undertaking any procedure is competent and has the required level of training and is compliant with Infection Control policies and procedures. This is particularly important if the procedures are being undertaken by subcontractors and or locums not directly employed by the Practice.

Clinical Skills
Head Injury Assessment for Sport
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

Head injuries in sport, especially rugby, are very much a hot topic at the moment. The Rugby world cup has further focused the spotlight on the subject.

Clinical Skills

Group consultations, also known as shared medical appointments (SMAs), have been in existence in the USA and Australia for some time, with increased interest in the UK. Research has shown that they have advantages for both patient and clinicians.

Clinical Skills
| Employment / Contracts / HR
The Nursing Team
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

General practice nursing (GPN) teams  are a key component of the general practice and primary care workforce. Every member of the nursing team has a vital role in delivering care and treatment across the life course.

Clinical Skills
| Education

Educational podcasts and videos focusing on Diagnosis and Management of Clinical Conditions.

Don’t forget to log your learning points & reflections as part of your CPD. CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your learning and how you apply it

Clinical Skills
| Respiratory / COPD / Asthma
Spirometry
Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023

Spirometry is an essential investigation to diagnose and assess in people with COPD and other respiratory problems.