Primary Care Network Support

The GP contract reforms announced in February 2019 set out the ambition for CCGs and NHS England to actively encourage every practice to be part of a local primary care network by July 2019. Primary care networks will be based on GP registered lists, typically serving natural communities of around 30,000 to 50,000. They shouldContinue reading “Primary Care Network Support”

We’re recruiting Associate Trainers!

The opportunity At OneWorkforce, we believe that training and development should be fun, engaging and deliver positive outcomes for our clients. As our reputation and our client base grow, we are looking to strengthen our existing team with Associate Trainers. You will be delivering OneWorkforce training modules as part of our team on a. WeContinue reading “We’re recruiting Associate Trainers!”

Standing Room Only at Management in Practice Conference

Our Learning and Development Director, Caroline, took to the stage in Manchester at the Management in Practice conference on 14th June 2018. She was joined by a range of expert speakers delivering sessions covering a variety of topics, including HR, IT, legislation, finance and motivating staff. The OneWorkforce session explored two of the biggest challengesContinue reading “Standing Room Only at Management in Practice Conference”

Management Skills for Beginners and Experts – NEW DATES AVAILABLE!

  Are you a Practice Manager looking to sharpen your skills in absence management? Or are you a Head Receptionist looking for some training to help you develop essential management skills? Or perhaps a Business Manager or Partner who is faced with leading your team through change or a restructure? Well look no further! OneWorkforceContinue reading “Management Skills for Beginners and Experts – NEW DATES AVAILABLE!”

Stakeholder Mapping with William Merritt Centre

Located in Rodley, West Yorkshire, William Merritt is a charity offering impartial advice and professional assessments on a wide range of disabled and assisted living equipment. On 13th February 2018 OneWorkforce facilitated a Stakeholder Mapping Workshop for the William Merritt team consisting of Trustees, Senior Managers and employees of the organisation. Workshop Objectives To beContinue reading “Stakeholder Mapping with William Merritt Centre”

Introducing the Practitioner Career Development Programme

Yorkshire-based training and development venture, OneWorkforce, has launched a first-of-its-kind Career Development Programme to help address the challenges faced by nurses and practitioners nationwide and equip them with essential management, leadership and clinical skills. Over a 24-month period, practitioners enrolled within the ‘Practitioner Career Development Programme’ will take part in sixteen essential modules that coverContinue reading “Introducing the Practitioner Career Development Programme”

Why do we insist on formalising performance meetings? What’s wrong with a coffee chat?

At a recent Performance Management training session a manager shared with me feedback they had recently received from their own manager during their annual appraisal which had left them feeling worthless. ‘I think your performance really started to drop from the end of last year. Do you remember the report I asked for back in December?Continue reading “Why do we insist on formalising performance meetings? What’s wrong with a coffee chat?”

New dates for Primary Care Manager Training

New dates are now available for Managers Essential Skills training sessions. The dates run from May through to October 2017 and the modules are facilitated from the Sheffield Walk In Centre. The centre is located a short walk from the city centre and train station, with parking available nearby and great public transport links. AllContinue reading “New dates for Primary Care Manager Training”

Never stop learning because life never stops teaching

At a recent Performance Management training session a delegate shared with me feedback they had recently received from their manager during their appraisal which had left them feeling worthless; “Why don’t you just do it the way I tell you to do it?” “You are useless at this task” “You are really unenthusiastic compared toContinue reading “Never stop learning because life never stops teaching”

Performance Management Tips

Many of us have been in this exact situation. You join a new team and quickly it becomes apparent that the previous manager has not tackled poor performance. Standards may have dropped over a period of time and poor behaviour, for some colleagues, has now become ‘the norm’. As a new manager it keeps youContinue reading “Performance Management Tips”