Supporting our nurses by providing 'free-to-access' continued professional development (CPD)
OUR GOAL: Helping you to make best practice everyday practice

Why support this important educational initiative?

“43% of nursing teams reported that they did not feel the right number of appropriately qualified and trained staff were in place to meet the needs of patients. 15% of GPNs reported that they felt unprepared for all areas of GP nursing….the need for more preparation included areas such as chronic disease management including diabetes, COPD and spirometry.”

The Queens Nursing Institute QNI Report

“It is imperative, however, that we do not take on roles or responsibilities that are beyond our capability. To practice safely and effectively, we must ensure we are adequately trained, that sufficient time is allowed to perform the role and that appropriate support is available, if required.”

Jane Diggle, Journal of Diabetes Nursing

In 2005, 65% of patients aged 65 and over had two or more long-term conditions, with some as many as 5 or 6.  The estimate is that 75% of people above the age of 75 are suffering from chronic disease, with incidence in people over 65 expected to double by 2030.*

Source Primary Care: Today and Tomorrow  – Improving general practice by working differently, Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Sponsors

Important opportunities for Sponsors

View the Sponsors Brochure »

The programme offers a spectrum of opportunities to support this educational initiative.

With the ever-increasing workload and responsibilities placed on our nurses, help us to support them by providing education that fits in with their working day.

CPD Modules

Online CPD module

Editorial Review or Case Study with multiple choice questions, certificates upon completion, further reading and supporting information links.

  • Single module from £5,000
  • Series of 4 quarterly modules from £18,000
  • Facilitator module with supporting toolkit from £6,000
  • Series of 4 quarterly facilitator modules from £20,000

Workshops & Study Days

Regional workshops and study days

1/2 day regional meetings for circa 50 members, 2 speakers, interactive ‘hands-on’ programme, meeting materials and networking opportunities.

  • Single workshop from £15,000
  • Series of national workshops x 6 from £80,000
  • Facilitator workshop with supporting toolkits from £16,500
  • Series of national facilitator workshops x 6 from £85,000

For further information and opportunities such as annual sponsorship please download the Sponsors Brochure or contact Jane Boyle at jboyle@sherbornegibbs.co.uk or telephone 01789 766098.

Help us to ensure our primary care nurses are kept up to date with latest guidance whilst maintaining their knowledge and nursing competencies and subsequently improving patient outcomes.


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