The NTPP is designed to support newly qualified or returnee GPs, Practice Nurses and Clinical ARRS roles to start and succeed in their career in Primary Care.

The aim of the programme is to develop confidence and skills, to support recruitment and retention, to alleviate the feeling of isolation and to support and develop effective leadership.

The NTPP helps individuals gain a sense of belonging and ownership of the system in which they will work, complement the local practices’ induction by providing a comprehensive introduction to Primary Care and providing peer support.

For GPs:

Individuals will gain a sense of belonging and ownership of the system in which they work and the programme aims:

  • To provide peer support for early career GPs
  • To support appraisal and revalidation
  • To provide Continuing Professional Development

To qualify for this exciting opportunity, applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Newly qualified or within their first year in General Practice
  • Hold/about to hold a substantive contract with Kent or Medway General Practice / PCN

For Practice Nurses:

The programme aims to support Nurses new to General Practice to feel confident in the modern Primary Care world.The NTPP modules have been designed to reflect the changing and complex nature of healthcare today, with themes relevant to nursing in Primary Care, as well as clinical sessions delivered by the Training Hub and Invicta Learning.

For Clinical ARRS roles

The Kent & Medway Primary Care Training Hub is delighted to welcome Primary Care Clinical ARSS roles to join the New to Practice Programme. The programme will enable all delegates to feel confident in the changing sector of modern Primary Care whilst developing an invaluable peer network.

New to Practice Programme 2022/23

Optional Follow-Up Year: Quality Improvement Project

This is a brand new, exciting opportunity for current delegates in the New to Practice Programme to enrol onto an optional additional year, that will allow them to put the skills learnt this year into practice by preparing a quality improvement project.

The year will include

  • Quality Improvement Masterclasses
  • Project Work 2 sessions/month

Please fill in and send your application form by the 1st September 2023 to kmpcth@nhs.net, making sure your practice is supportive of your commitment.

You will have until the 31st October 2023 to submit your completed Quality Improvement Project Proposal Form.

For more information, contact kmpcth@nhs.net

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From a GP on the New to Practice Programme ...

  • I cannot thank the team enough for the amazing programme you have put in place for us. I can confirm this is improving my current practice as well as giving me a chance to consider more opportunities.