Strategic priorities

  • Continued collaboration with regional ICBs and employers to undertake the workforce modelling and planning to help identify opportunities for new AP roles.
  • Delivery of a bespoke AP workforce planning workshops based on HEE’s 6 steps masterclass programme in collaboration with the London Business Intelligence Team.
  • Continue to develop AP Communities of Practice within each London ICB to provide peer support and networking opportunities for APs, trainees and their supervisors.
  • Continue to commission required training to meet regional AP workforce demand.
  • Support employers with the operationalising and implementation of workplace supervision to meet trainee APs’ learning and development needs.
  • Continue to support regional Higher Education providers with programme accreditation processes.
  • Support existing APs whose career development may not have followed a traditional academic pathway with supported e-portfolio routes to recognition of practice. 
  • Providing leadership, subject matter expertise and project management support to the development of a range of speciality credential specifications
  • Provide operational support for the development of the national AP e-Portfolio (Supported) Route to recognition of practitioners. The Faculty is also working with employers and regional HEI’s to support over 100 London-based APs undertake the e-Portfolio Route this year.
  • Provide operational support and subject matter expertise to the regional Primary Care Team for the First Contact Practitioner workforce development programme.
  • Lead development of regional training infrastructure, educational capacity and quality assurance for Advanced Critical Care Practitioners and APs in the ophthalmology area of specialism.
  • Planning and delivering AP webinars and workshops to promote and develop the growth AP workforce areas of specialism identified by our ICB’s as requiring additional support (including Mental Health, Ophthalmology, Primary Care, Pharmacy).
  • Contribute to national and regional quality improvement through leadership and/or contributions to the Centre for Advancing Practice Network meetings, Clinical Transformation Group, Programme Delivery Group, Workforce Transformation Group and chair of the Regional Faculty Leads’ meetings.
  • Commission / support regional providers undertake several projects focused on growth and support of the AP workforce.