Camden NHS Health Checks
According to the Camden NHS Health Checks GP Locally Commissioned Service specification document, at least one member of practice staff (GP, Practice Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Practice Manager) must attend a 3 hour education event at the beginning of the LCS year. Please see the agenda for more information.
For participation at the 2016 event, practices will be up to £370 for up to two members of practice staff to attend the 3 hour education event at the following rates:
- GP: £100 per hour
- Practice manager: £35 per hour
- Practice nurse: £35 per hour
- HCA: £13 per hour
In order for the practice to receive the payment, the attendants must check in on their arrival.
If you have any questions regarding the NHS Health Checks GP Locally Commissioned Service in Camden or the education event please contact Kinga Kuczkowska at 0207 527 1210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bite-size Behaviour Change for GPs and Practice Nurses
This session will provide attendees with an introduction to practical approaches that can be used to support behaviour change and in raising the issue of psychological distress. The focus will be on useful skills that can be used during a consultation and there will be an opportunity to try these out during the session.
- Introduction to Behavioural Change - Motivational Interviewing ethos - evidence base
- Practical approaches to support behaviour change:
- Ambivalence – approaches for dealing with this – RULE
- Information giving -
- Readiness to change – scaling – goal setting
- Skills practice
- Challenges in raising mental health issues/ psychological distress – especially for people presenting with persistent physical symptoms
- Skills practice/ case discussion
Care UK cover is available should practices wish to close. Backfill is available at the following rate:
- £250 for ONE GP PER PRACTICE for the session ONLY
- £140 for ONE PRACTICE NURSE PER PRACTICE for the session ONLY
Membership Summit and Drinks Reception
Camden CCG is in the early stages of developing a primary care vision and longer term commissioning intentions.
You’ll be aware that we recently co-hosted an event with the Camden GP Federation and our local LMC to gather members’ initial views. A meeting report is now available on the News section of our GP website. The outcomes from the event were discussed at the March Locality Committees.
The April Summit will be a further forum for members to view and comment on these, before submission to NHS England end of June 2016.
Care UK cover is available should practices wish to close. GP and Practice Manager backfill is available at the following rate:
- GPs at £100.00 (one hundred pounds) per hour;
- Practice managers at £50.00 (fifty pounds) per hour.
Backfill is limited to 2 people per practice. However, more people per practice can attend if they like but, they will not receive backfill.
All requests for Care UK cover and/or backfill should be sent to email@example.com.
Funding for an additional 20 places has been made available for locum and salaried GPs to contribute to this event which will focus on the future development of primary care in Camden. Please circulate this to locum and salaried GPs in your practice and confirm to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to book a place.
Places are limited, so you are encouraged to confirm as soon as possible.
A formal invitation has been sent out. Agenda will follow - topics include update on NCL Sustainability and Transformation Plan, Camden Local Care Strategy, improving Cardiovascular care and outcomes and Population Health Management.
Frail & Elderly Session - THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED