Introduction to General Practice

This course is for qualified healthcare professionals  who are new to general practice.

The Introduction to General Practice module comprises of a range of learning units to prepare you for general practice.

A programme of  blended learning has been designed for nurses and allied healthcare professionals new to general practice and includes live webinars and self directed learning that can be accessed as recorded presentations by experts in the field.

The course bundle includes 10 modules with learning units and encourages practice nurses to develop basic skills. It links to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP, 2012) General Practice Nurse Competencies.

Course Aims

This course aims to equip you with the core knowledge and skills to work in general practice.

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.

  • Hold professional registration with the NMC, HCPC, GMC or Allied Health Professional Body or Council are encouraged to have an identified mentor in general practice to complete competencies.

  • Work-based learning is central to the course. This approach allows you to manage and actively shape your own learning in the workplace, with the support of nurse mentors and primary care workforce tutors. 

  • Some of the learning units require completion of the pre -requisite ELFH modules to be completed before the live zoom session

What's Included:

There are 10 modules which include :


Learning Units


Recorded Presentations


Competency Documents

Live Webinars

Plus you also get:

  • Free place on the Chronic Disease Update course.

  • 6-months access to complete the course.

Meet the Lecturers

Jeshni Amblum Almer

.Course Director MA Health Law and Ethics

Sheraz Khan

CQC Inspector, Practice Manager and Director PCMS

Nadia Dallsingh

Cardiology specialist nurse and Tahira Lubnan, clinical Pharmacist

Gill Dunn

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Ioulia Mariaki

ARTP qualified respiratory specialist nurse and Emelia Kwakye -Sake

Dr Hayley Jenkins

GP and FSRSH Women’s Health

Kirsty Armstrong

Senior Lecturer in Primary Care

Dr Leah Brennan


Dr Balu Pitchiah

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Vasavan Agambaram

Consultant Psychiatrist

Aneela Tehseen

Clinical Pharmacist; Daisy Mupfumira, Specialist substance abuse nurse

Kenny Gibson

Head of Safeguarding NHS England

Fadzai Madingshade

Safeguarding Lead

Samantha Thompson

Senior Lecturer

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