NW London Training Hub GP Assistant Programme

The NW London Training Hub is supporting practices by providing a 7-day programme to compliment the learning within GP practices required to complete the GP Assistant learning competencies.

Please note:

  • The GP Supervisor will still be required to complete the overall sign off for the individuals learning and full competency list.
  • This programme is only open to GP Assistants – It is not for Healthcare Assistants, HCAs or other staff looking to complete the Healthcare support worker programme.
  • This programme is NOT for those GP Assistant who are already on or planned to be on the Structured Education GP Assistant Programme operated by the University of Greenwich & the SE London Training Hub.

The course will consist of the following training days:
Day 1 – Care Certificate Day 1 of 3 on 21st May 2024 – Remote Session.
Day 2 – Care Certificate Day 2 of 3 on 11th June 2024 – Remote Session.
Day 3 – Care Certificate Day 3 of 3 on 25th June 2024 – Remote Session.
Day 4 – Physiological Measurements Day 1 of 2 on 17th July 2024 – Remote Session.
Day 5 – Physiological Measurements Day 2 of 2 on 7th August 2024 – Face to Face Session
Day 6 – Phlebotomy on 22nd August 2024 – Face to Face Session.
Day 7 – Clinical skills on 4th September 2024 – Face to Face Session.

Note Face to Face sessions will take place at – TBC

All sessions must be completed and will be used alongside the NW London Training Hub GP Assistant competency document to complete the learning competencies required for the role.

The remaining training will be completed within your employer practice(s) and/or your PCN to complete the full learning competency lists.

All staff details who are require this programme must be sent to Jon Ord – NWL ARRS Programme Officer – [email protected] – who will collate and then support in booking a place on the course.

The information required for each staff member is;

  • Name 
  • Email 
  • Role
  • GP Practice 
  • PCN 
  • Borough 
  • Employer

An important reminder that all courses are being funded by the NW London Training Hub. Practices, PCNs, Employers and Employees must plan their time effectively to attend these courses as any DNA’s will be liable by the PCNs/Employers to cover the cost of the course.