Primary Care

During the next few years, primary care will undergo enormous changes to meet the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan.

The pressures of an ageing population, the need for better health outcomes, recruitment and retention issues, an increased use of technology, the introduction of Integrated Care Systems, and greater collaboration through Primary Care Networks all present leadership challenges for those working in primary care.

Leaders will need to work more collectively across networks and systems, to be visionary in designing future services, and more effective in leading their teams to help improve the quality of patient care and the health and well-being of local communities.

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to find out how you and your organization can be helped.

Leadership development and organisational development in the region for primary care colleagues

The South West Leadership Academy offers a range of tools, models, programmes and expertise to support individuals, organisations and local partners to develop leaders for everyone no matter where they are in their career. We also have programmes [link to primary care offers] which are specifically for primary care colleagues, our approach focuses on both the immediate demands of day-to-day working in primary care and on the emerging changing landscape.

For further information, please call 01454 252 719 or email:

Primary Care Team Development Toolkit

We know that taking time off the ‘treadmill’ to re-group and reconnect is important when it comes to performance and wellbeing, and that this is true for teams as well as for individuals.

Anna Springett has worked with us at the academy to create a toolkit for team development. The toolkit supports teams to spend time together, get to know each other, discuss what is important to them and ultimately consider how they can be more effective in continuing to deliver care to our patients and citizens.

Please click here to find out more and express your interest in receiving the team development toolkit.

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