Educational Podcasts and Videos Focusing on Healthcare Assistants

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The Role of the HCA in General Practice


The Role of the HCA in General Practice

In this podcast our Nurse Advisor Zoe Tobin is joined by Julia O Mara and Julia Judd, trainers from J2S training, who provide valuable comprehensive training for HCAs in general practice for Wessex LMCs, to discuss the role of the HCA in general practice and will cover-

  • Overview of the HCA role and role development
  • Clinical supervision / Accountability and Delegation
  • Extended roles, such as Long-term conditions management
  • Tips for CPD and what to look for when employing a HCA
  • Key resources and support for HCAs.

This podcast would be beneficial for any current HCAs, or anyone interested in the role, it is also beneficial for employers / managers who would like to find out more about the role in practice.

Useful links-

The Nursing Team – Wessex LMCs

Wessex LMCs: Education, Training & Development– we offer a range of training courses for HCA’s, including a 2.5 day course ‘Clinical skills portfolio for Health Care Assistants’.

First Steps | Professional services | Royal College of Nursing (

Primary Care and General Practice Nursing Careers and Core Capabilities Framework

Contact for Julia and Julia-

Listen to the podcast here

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