The Primary Care Zone ran from 7 March to 29 April and was funded by the Nottinghamshire Alliance Training Hub and Midland RCGP. The activity featured 48 primary healthcare workers in a broad range of professions. Download the Zone Report (pdf) ❯ Healthcare Workers 38 out of 48 healthcare workers completed profiles in the Zone. See who took part ❯ The winning team of the Zone was Midland RCGP, who won £500 to deliver further engagement activities. Students 680 students from 14 schools logged into the Zone. 78% of active students were from priority schools: 74% from widening participation schools and 61% from underserved schools. Live Chats 39 live Chats were requested during the activity. 28 live Chats took place, booked by teachers. On average, 4 healthcare workers attended each live Chat, providing students with a diverse range of people with whom to relate.
The activity featured 44 healthcare workers working in a variety of roles.
The Mental Health Zone was funded by Health Education England involved three individual healthcare workers as well as four healthcare teams who took part as a group.
Neel is a consultant psychiatrist, Ed is a Mental Health Nurse and Annabel is the head of HR in a West London Trust. Particpating as a team were the Arts Therapy Team, including arts and music therapists; Southwark Home Treatment Team, made up of nurses, social workers, psychologists and a business manager; the Sheffield Psychiatry Ward Team, involving doctors training in psychiatry and ward managers; and the Early Intervention in Psychosis Team who are a mental health nurse and a carer helping staff better understand the needs of families and individuals experiencing psychosis.
Ten schools across England took part with with students in Years 8 and 9, as well as a Year 10 class. Continue reading
The Primary Care Zone was funded by Health Education England with ten schools across England, mostly with students in Years 7, 8 and 9, as well as some Year 10 and sixth form classes.
Four individual healthcare workers participated as well as three healthcare teams who took part as a group. Tarik is a London-based dentist and oral surgeon, Kerry is a Health Care Assistant soon to qualify as a nurse, Amelia is a GP based in Somerset and Brendon is a pharmacist from the CLICK Federation. Particpating as a team were Riverside Surgery, including people from clinical and administration roles within the practice, Hampton Surgery, made up of a team involving nurses and a paramedic and the East Sussex Children’s Integrated Therapy Service, made up of Physiotherapists, Speech and Language therapists and an assistant. Continue reading
Read the full report The General Practice Zone was funded by Health Education East Midlands in partnership with The University of Nottingham, University of Leicester and Derby and Derbyshire LMC. Taking part were eight primary healthcare professionals and 12 schools in the East Midlands. Philly is a Foundation Year 2 doctor at Chesterfield Royal Hospital who hopes to become a GP, Nicola is a Deputy Practice Manager for a surgery in Chesterfield, and Jo and Lucy are both in their final year of GP training at a practice in Leicestershire. Jamie, Gail and Cat are GPs working in Wolverhampton, Derbyshire and Newark, Amanda is a practice nurse for a surgery in Derby and Adil is a fourth year medical student at Nottingham University. March’s General Practice Zone was the busiest of all the I’m a Medic events we have run so far, with nearly 370 students logging in and 16 … Continue reading
Read the full report The General Practice Zone was funded by Health Education East Midlands in partnership with The University of Nottingham, University of Leicester and Derby and Derbyshire LMC. Taking part were seven primary healthcare professionals and 12 schools in the East Midlands. Rob, the winner of the Zone, is a clinical teaching fellow at the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust hoping to become a GP. Phil is a GP partner in Nettleham who also supports newly qualified GPs in the area. Kit is training to become a GP in a foundation programme for new doctors at Chesterfield Hospital and Deborah is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at to GP surgeries in Derbyshire. Charnelle is a final year medical student, Ali is a Junior Doctor also studying a Masters in Medical Anthropology and Adrian is a General Practice Business Manager for a surgery in Beeston. The majority of conversations in … Continue reading
Read the full report The General Practice Zone was our first I’m a Medic zone, funded by Health Education East Midlands in partnership with The University of Nottingham, University of Leicester and Derby and Derbyshire LMC. It involved six professionals working in primary healthcare and 11 schools based in the East Midlands. Simon is a Clinical Director and Advanced Practitioner in general practice who sees patients similarly to a GP, and is also responsible for all the medical staff in his practice. Shehla, who won this zone, is a trainee GP currently working as a Junior Doctor in paediatrics and Katharine is a part time GP at a large medical centre. Jonathan is a full time GP partner, Emma is a Practice Nurse working in a doctor’s surgery and Chris is a Practice Manager at a surgery responsible for the day to day running of his Practice. This zone was … Continue reading