Nursing Newsletter – 3rd December 2021

Dear All The Prime Minister has announced new measures in response to the Omicron variant, including face coverings in shops and on public transport, PCR tests on or before day 2 for all international arrivals and self-isolation for contacts of suspected Omicron cases, including for those who are fully-vaccinated.  You will also be aware that Read more…

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Nursing Newsletter 26th November 2021

Dear All Hope you are all well.  Please find this week’s Edition. World Antimicrobial Awareness Week World antibiotic awareness week  is a WHO initiative with the aim of spreading awareness and stopping antimicrobial resistance.  Practices across NCL have worked really hard and massively reduced antibiotic prescribing evidenced by a 36% reduction in antimicrobial items issued Read more…

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Barnet Federation Updated Rapid Response EOI w/c 29th November

Dear Colleagues, The Federation are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity, to once again – support the Rapid Response Service in Barnet. We are inviting expressions of interest from practices who would be interested in providing in hours remote GP support. The requirements for the service are detailed below: Monday-Friday – 09:30-18:30 (excluding bank holidays). Read more…

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Barnet Training Hub with LAS – Expression of Interest to host advanced paramedic (approx. 1 day/week) Jan – Dec 2022

Dear GP Partners, GPs and Practice Managers, You may be aware that since January 2019, Barnet Training Hub has collaborated with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) to provide placements for advanced paramedics practitioners (APPs) to gain primary care experience during their urgent care Master’s programme. The paramedics are employed by LAS and released for approximately Read more…

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Nursing newsletter 19th November 2021

Dear All Hope all is well with you.  You will have heard on national news that the Home Secretary has sadly announced that the current National Threat Level has been raised from substantial (meaning an attack is ‘likely’) to severe (meaning an attack is ‘highly likely’). This change has happened in light of the incident Read more…

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Barnet Training Hub presents Facing Frailty MDT for clinicians is off to a great start

Barnet Training Hub is excited to announce series of education events designed to support colleagues working with the frail elderly started last week with an excellent session delivered by Dr Clifford Lisk, Consultant Geriatrician and Care Home Pharmacist Saijal Ladd on Polypharmacy. There will be 13 virtual one hour training events covering a wide range Read more…

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