Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners in the Vale of York

Updated on 26 April 2019

Practice based nursing staff and Health Care Assistants deliver vital work in their important roles.
Nursing staff and the services they provide within general practice are aligned with the CCG’s Quality and Nursing Team.

Quality Lead for Primary Care

You are welcome to contact me; Sarah Goode, Quality Lead for Primary Care, Quality and Nursing Team with any queries that I may be able to assist you with: 01904 551773. 

I work with CCG colleagues, leading on the development of robust CCG systems and processes for primary care to promote high quality care and support robust clinical governance processes.Various projects have kept me busy at the CCG, which include:

  • Networking and making useful connections to improve service delivery/patient care
  • CQC Ready programme
  • Improving communications (Practice Nurse Engagement, website, nurse meetings-local and strategic planning, Practice Nurse Forum 2018)
  • Workforce development in general practice
  • General Practice Nurse Awards 2018, 2019
  • Work to reduce inequalities for members of our community with learning disabilities/difficulties

I value the opportunity to meet with front-line staff and always welcome your views so I can be a better advocate for you and the patients/ population we all serve.

Quick links to information


Practice Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Engagement Bulletin

Training and Revalidation

General Practice Nursing Awards 2019

Further useful information

CQC Frequently Asked Questions

Public Health England: Vaccine Update Newsletters

Humber, Coast and Vale Local Maternity Services Better Births film

Leadership and Management Development Programme- Application Form

First-year post qualification guidance for physician associates and physician associate employers

Guidance on the Health Care Assistant role in Primary Care

Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Practice Nurse Forum meetings

React to Red Skin: STOP Pressure Ulcers

Keep Your Vaccines Healthy poster

Infection. Prevention. Control. One stop shop poster 

Advanced training practices (ATP's)- information pack

Advanced care practitioner (ACPs) ready scheme- information pack

HCA ready scheme- information pack

GPN ready scheme- information pack

Primary Care Workforce Hub- Training Schemes

The electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC)

Chief Nursing Officer Summit 2018- Summary

British sign language interpreters- Information booklet  (For more information on interpretation services please visit this link)

Suspected cold chain failure process flowchart

Definite cold chain failure process flowchart