General Practice Assistant (GPA)

As part of the wider team in general practice, General Practice Assistants provide a support role, carrying out administrative tasks, combined in some areas with basic clinical duties. They can help to free up GPs time and contribute to the smooth running of appointments, improving patients experience in the surgery. They are healthcare professionals educated to Master’s Level and have developed the skills and knowledge to allow them to take on expanded roles and scope of practice caring for patients.

Training & FAQs

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Award in General Practice Assistant (SRF)

If you are interested in a future cohort, please complete the application now. If your practice or location does not appear. Please click “other”.
Places on the programme are prioritised by those currently working in the GPA role (employed through ARRS or funded by the practice) and those who have already started to follow the frameworks and gather evidence ready to be submitted onto the portal.

A manager within the practice needs to complete the first page of the form and upon pressing the submit button the form will then be emailed automatically to the GP Assistant for them to complete their information.  Once the GP assistant completes their information and submits the form it will automatically go the GP mentor for completion.  After this it will go to your regional training hub who will contact you in due course regarding the next stage in the process and let you know if you have been successful in gaining a place on the course.

Email [email protected] if you have any queries about the GPA role.

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