Lincolnshire Community Educator Provider Network

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Lincolnshire Community Educator
Provider Network
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Hub to provide and develop administrative and leadership base
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Liaison with all parties to develop existing expertise and
interprofessional working
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Expansion around Lincolnshire GP Training Practice network initially
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Involve non-training practices
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Start with undergraduate nursing placements
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Develop varied community placements for a range of learners
Expertise is already there, needs integration and organisation.
Lincolnshire CEPN: motivation
1.
Workforce Sustainability
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Across all specialities
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Positive response to undergraduate exposure to primary care
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Urgent need locally: “staring into the abyss”
2. Multiprofessional Learning
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Benefits well documented
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Define and refine individual needs
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Way forward in Primary Care – Neighbourhood Team pilots locally
3. Personal and Professional Development
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Encourage educational role throughout primary care workforce
4. Legacy
Lincolnshire LMC Survey 2014 (100 practices)
1.
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75% of practices have at least one GP retiring in next 5 years
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25% of practices have at least one GP retiring in next 12 months
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33% of GPs planning to retire in next 5 years
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Further 10% planning to emigrate in next 18 months
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Further 10% plan to reduce their commitment
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40% of practices recruiting in last 12 months have had no applicant
2. Lincolnshire GP Training Scheme 36% filled (national 87%)
BUT
3. 38 applicants for recent practice nurse vacancy in Hull

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