General Practice Management Training Programme

 

Londonwide LMCs offer a blended learning programme for general practice managers, which has been professionally accredited by the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) and accredited with 106 CPD points with the CPD Standards Office.

Who is it for?

  • Entering general practice for the first time
  • Wishing to update their skills following a break
  • Those on a career path within practice (e.g. senior receptionist, assistant manager etc) or those who are managers in another field and looking to follow a career in practice management

How does it work?

The programme is made up of various components:

  • Eleven online units with multiple-choice questions
  • Three face-to-face taught days – one on finance
  • One practice-based competency document
  • One 3,000 word written project. 

What does it cover?

  • Working in general practice; past, present and future
  • The manager and their practice
  • Managing people and self-management
  • Overview of practice finance
  • Regulation and compliance in general practice
  • Premises – financial complexities and legal obligations
  • Clinical governance and safeguarding
  • Service delivery – a climate of finite resources
  • The practice-patient interface
  • Training practices
  • Facilitating and supporting practice development

Entry requirements:

  • Are a practice manager, a manager who wishes to work in general practice or someone within general practice aspiring to the role of practice manager for example an assistant practice manager or a senior receptionist?
  • Have an ability to reflect on personal practice
  • Are motivated to pursue a career in general practice
  • Have access to a mentor who is currently working in general practice as a practice manager

What does it cost?

The cost of the programme is £999 plus VAT for the one year course. Please note that block booking discounts can be negotiated.

To find out more about our GPM Training Programme or to ask any questions, please visit Londonwide LMCs learning hub or contact the Programme Manager on gpmtraining@lmc.org.uk