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Enhancing our workforce: our people and teams: Nurse leadership in primary care

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Enhancing our workforce: our people and teams: Nurse leadership in primary care

10 Oct 2019
NAPC Primary Care Theatre

This session brings together senior nurses to discuss developing nursing leaders across primary care and the opportunities available to empower and enhance their careers.  NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer has highlighted the need to strengthen nursing leadership in primary care networks and encouraged PCNs to appoint GPNs as clinical directors. To help achieve this there’s additional funding to support primary care nurses to develop the leadership skills needed to become more actively involved in leading their PCNs.

The panel will discuss what more can be done to increase nurses’ voice, how the profession is responding to PCN opportunities, the latest on the General Practice Nursing 10 Point Plan, how nurses can overcome some of the barriers which have traditionally prevented them from taking leadership roles and the opportunities available to advance their careers and retain their skills within primary care.

Speakers
Ben Scott, Clinical Director/ ANP - Doncaster South Primary Care Network / Conisbrough Group Practice
Karen Storey, Primary Care Nursing Lead - NHS England and NHS Improvement
Julie Bolus, Non Executive Director - NAPC
Skylar Crutchlow, Nurse Manager - Holbrooks Health Team, Coventry