Camden CCG Education Awards

An Education Funding Award open to all staff working in Camden General Practice

We are pleased to invite GPs and practice staff who are employed by a Camden practice to apply for this award, which aims to support individuals to realise their potential and develop the skills that will allow us to deliver the CCG vision.

This is a competitive award from a total annual fund of £50,000.

How to apply

Please complete this short application form.

Projects need to benefit Camden patients in line the current CCG’s objectives. Applications will be judged against these criteria through the application form above and, in some cases, a short interview.

How applications will be scored

Scoring methodology

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Not relevant

Proposed training not relevant to patient care in Camden

 1 Poor Fails to demonstrate how proposal will meet CCG objectives and deliver clear health benefits to Camden patients
 2 Satisfactory Of benefit to applicant's own patients in line with CCG objectives. No demonstrated benefit to the wider community
 3 Good New practice based service in line with CCG objectives, ideally with intention of wider roll-out if it proves successful. Some indication of implementation method and benefit measurement desirable
 4 Exceptional Clear patient benefits beyond practice level and in line with CCG objectives. Clear implementation plans and able to demonstrate method of delivery and measurable benefits

The awarding panel will comprise of CCG Clinical Director, GP Education Lead and Primary Care Nurse Development Lead.

How to receive payment

Payment can only be made via a Camden GP practice. Once an application for training is approved, you will receive an email confirmation to forward to your practice.

Your practice should make the course payment for you and send this invoice form to gp.website@nhs.net along with a receipt for the course.

Reflections and feedback

On completion of training an email should be sent to the CCG Education Lead with feedback.

On completion of their project, award winners may be interviewed for an article that will be published on the GP Website.

If you have further queries, email poppyfreeman@nhs.net

2015 winner: Mairead Roche, Practice Manager at Rosslyn Hill Surgery

Mairead received an Education Award to provide practice training for non-clinical staff. She ran five sessions covering child safeguarding, adult safeguarding, health and safety, infection contral, information governance,chaperone training, and equality and diversity. All received excellent feedback.

Mairead has received another award this year to continue the process. See here for more details.