Pilot improves GP management

July 2007
People Management;7/26/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p12
The article presents the findings of the evaluation of the Primary Care Management Development Programme, a pilot scheme in Great Britain to support general practitioners (GP) practice managers in developing human resources (HR) competencies. The programme covered nine modules, including one on HR. The evaluation showed that 96 per cent of practice managers had been able to apply their recently-acquired knowledge in the workplace. And 88 per cent had made changes to the way they, or others, work as a result of the course.


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