Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners in the Vale of York

Updated on 12 October 2018

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 and currently represented by Quality Lead Sarah Goode.

Quick links to information

Public Health England Vaccine update: issue 284, August 2018, flu special edition

Best Practice in Nursing Conference 2018

FSRH Training Opportunity for practice nurses working with contraception and sexual health partners 

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

Video that was presented at the General Practice Nursing award ceremonies in February and March 2018.

Priory Medical Group nurse manager Cheryl meets Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace event to honour nurses

Haxby Group victorious at Yorkshire Humber General Practice Nursing Awards

Vale of York nurses triumph at General Practice Nursing Awards

Training and revalidation

Guidance on the Health Care Assistant role in Primary Care

Guidance on administering the flu vaccine

Hepatitis B vaccination in adults and children: temporary recommendations

Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Practice Nurse Forum meetings

Men ACWY vaccine poster

React to Red Skin: STOP Pressure Ulcers

Diagnosing Cancer - easy read information and resources

Influenza Vaccines 2017/18 season

Keep Your Vaccines Healthy poster

Haxby Group training courses 2018

York University modules and short courses spring 2018

Infection. Prevention. Control. One stop shop poster 

Advanced training practices (ATP's)- information pack

Advanced care practitioner (ACPs) ready scheme- information pack

Anticoagulation in GP practice- survey

The electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC)

Urinary tract infection guidance

Safeguarding alert- Purple Drank

Chief Nursing Officer Summit 2018- Summary

Sexual health pathways for children- Poster

British sign language interpreters- Information booklet

Suspected cold chain failure process flowchart

Definite cold chain failure process flowchart

Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel for nursing staff

Work delivered by Sarah and also Jen Dungey and Kirsty Vincer; previous CCG Lead Practice Nurses, includes:

The development of training information for practice based nursing staff.

The delivery of regular education sessions at Practice Nurse Forums.

Development of a programme of practice nurse engagement activities to provide guidance on important primary care issues, study sessions, conference events and information.  

Supporting the development of information to provide practice nursing staff with guidance on the provision of a travel vaccine service in general practice.

Working closely with the online non-prescribing system team and the development of pilot projects in Selby and the surrounding area.

Studying the potential to transform the delivery of complex wound care in general practice.

Supporting practice based nursing staff with their individual and practice needs.

Working closely with universities, health visitor teams, district nursing teams and the Health Navigator staff to support projects and to positively manage the potential for impact on practice nurse colleagues.

New developments

York and Scarborough BTS/SIGN Asthma Guidance (Adults)

Online Non Prescription Ordering System (ONPUS) Dressings project rollout

Travel documents - there has been a change in the travel vaccines we can deliver

Wound care - updated info on ulcer care and pathways

Technical requirements for GMS contract changes