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How to upskill your nursing staff (1 CPD hour)

Dr Julie Sharman and Dr Jenny Darkwah ran a Nurses Project to raise the skills and responsibilities of their practice nurses. Here, they give advice on how to do it.

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Dr Julie Sharman and Dr Jenny Darkwah ran a Nurses Project to raise the skills and responsibilities of their practice nurses. Here, they give advice on how to do it.

Learning objectives

  • Develop a staffing needs analysis
  • Encourage nurses to become more involved in the running of the practice
  • Train and develop nurses to take on additional responsibilities safely
  • Successfully write a suitable job description, recruit and train new members of staff
  • Develop clear performance management for nurses and other members of staff
 
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Dr Julie Sharman and Dr Jenny Darkwah are GP partners at the Hoxton Surgery, east London.

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