AHP First Contact Practice (FCP) in Primary Care (Level 7) Training

We currently have some fully funded places to complete the level 7 FCP module at UCLAN in March 2022. 
You can find out more here about the module here or contact them directly.

Applications for the Level 7 FCP Module training at UCLAN. 

  1. First step is to please complete the  application form for funding and return to [email protected] and [email protected]
  2. Once your funding is approved, the nextstep for you is to ensure you are enrolled onto the course at UCLAN – we will advise you on this step

GP mythbuster 106: Primary care first contact practitioners (FCPs)

The CQC GP mythbuster 106: Primary care first contact practitioners (FCPs) has now been published supporting the Health Education England Roadmaps to practice for the five AHP professions (Physiotherapists, OTs, Dietitians, Podiatrists and Paramedics) moving into primary care to be proof of capability.

Within the document, the CQC outline their expectations regarding training, clinical supervision, job plans, induction, complaints and significant events and safe employment for FCPs. An FCP is any AHP clinician in primary care who is required to work at masters level clinically (clinically advanced).

First Contact Practitioner Roadmap supervision training 

Please find below the information for next cohort of FCP Roadmap supervision training across the NW.

In support of the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS), AHPs who want to follow the HEE Roadmap to Practice and work within Primary care will need to have a HEE Approved Supervisor.
See the EOI form here.

Dates will be confirmed once applications have been approved.

 

 

Please see this EOI form for the First Contact Practitioner (FCP) Roadmap to Supervision Training.

Time – The training is a two day course which will be run over 2 weeks (there will number of cohorts in Jan and Feb) Dates will be confirmed once applications have been approved.

To be eligible for the FCP roadmap supervisor training course, you need to be working as:

  • an FCP/AP in primary care with a full post registration postgraduate Master’s degree (UK QAA level 7); or
  • a clinician holding a full post registration postgraduate Master’s degree; or
  • a consultant AHP/Nurse holding a full post registration postgraduate Master’s degree; or
  • a GP, GP Trainer or medical doctor working in Primary Care;
  • have a full membership of MACP and working as FCP or AP (irrespective of a full Master’s degree)

HEE Roadmap to Practice webpage

If you have any further queries please get in touch.

Click on an icon below to find out more about each First Contact Practitioner role

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