Leadership Academy, Developing better leaders, delivering better care.
During the next few years primary care will undergo enormous changes to meet the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan. The NHS Leadership Academy can help primary care leaders work more collectively across networks and systems, to be visionary in designing future services, and more effective in leading their teams to help improve the quality of patient care and the health and well-being of local communities.

The NHS Leadership Academy provides leadership development for people of all backgrounds and experiences across health and care.

The Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA) was established for the benefit of all primary care pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with an active interest in primary care pharmacy. It is the largest and longest standing independent organisation dedicated to supporting pharmacy professionals working within primary care.

NHS Employers is the voice of employers in the NHS, supporting them to put patients first.

Local Healthwatch works to help people get the best out of the health and social care services in their area; whether it’s improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow. It is all about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of their services – not just people for who use them, but for anyone who might need them in the future.
Healthwatch Torbay is the ONLY independent consumer champion for health and social care in Torbay, South Devon.

From the Health and Safety Executive have produced - help for line managers to have simple, practical conversations with employees which can help prevent stress.

Clinicians and system leaders come together to discuss the benefits of improving mental health provision in schools. With better access and provision for children’s mental health in schools being of long term benefit, find out how sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems are well placed to deliver.

Health Connections Mendip is a service which provides peer support, social prescribing, one-to-one and group support to enable people living in Mendip to improve personal and community resilience.

A set of frequently asked questions about Primary Care Networks that have been collated via a series of engagement sessions.

An NHS programme has seen GP practices free up more than half a million hours of time for patients in the last year. The Time for Care programme sees surgeries across the country adopt new ways of working like letting patients book appointments sooner, cutting paperwork and offering faster access to different specialist health professionals.


Watch these video's of George Coxon, Care Home owner of Summercourt and Pottles Court and Lead for Devon Care Kite Mark talking about care homes in Devon, the Devon Care Kite Mark and working with South West Academic Health Science Network.                                                                                                                                                                                                 

This report, produced by the Centre for Mental in collaboration with the Samaritans, explores the role of GP services in helping people who are at risk of suicide. 

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced plans to upgrade every hospital, GP practice and community care service to full fibre connectivity

Standard General Medical Services Contract 2018/19 published April 2019

NHS England has worked with the Local Government Association, demonstrator areas, and their partners to develop the Integrated Personal Commissioning operating model.
The Integrated Personal Commissioning operating model sets out the essential components of Integrated Personal Commissioning and provides a template for local areas to follow. It enables a seamless approach so that people and their families have the same experience regardless of whether their care and support is funded by the local authorities or the NHS. It provides a best practice approach for implementing personal health budgets.