News and events

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Regional Faculty for Advancing Practice Briefings ​


NHS Employers Governance Maturity Matrix Webinars

Book on to the below series of webinars in partnership with NHS Employers on governing advanced practitioners and using the Governance Maturity Matrix. Further details can be found here.

  • Monday 6 March, 1-2:30pm – An introduction to the Governance Maturity Matrix. Recording coming soon.
  • Tuesday 28 March, 10-11:30am  – Using the Governance Maturity Matrix as an assessment tool. Book here.
  • Monday 24 April, 10-11:30am – Governing advanced practice: looking ahead and addressing the challenges. Book here. 

Q&A Drop-in Session – NEY ACP Application Round 2023/24

The North East and Yorkshire Faculty for Advancing Practice are holding a Q&A Drop-in session for the ACP application round 2023/24 on Tuesday 21st March 2023 at 15:30 – 16:30 via Microsoft Teams. This an informal drop-in session for anyone that may have any questions / unsure of how it works in practice etc. We are encouraging you submit questions via Slido prior to the session here If you would like to attend, please complete the registration form here.

Primary Care Governance Maturity Matrix Workshop

The North East and Yorkshire Faculty for Advancing Practice are delighted to invite you to the Primary care launch of the ACP Governance Maturity Matrix on 30/03/2023 09:30 – 12:30 via Microsoft Teams. The session will be hosted by Sam Robinson, Sarah Fisher and Anna Young, Primary Care Training Programme Director’s for ACPs within the region. This will be an excellent opportunity to hear from Julia Taylor (Primary Care Programme Lead Advancing Practice Faculty & GP Training Programme Director) more about the Governance Maturity Matrix, where it lands in primary care, case studies from areas that have begun this work as well as live opportunities to work alongside colleagues to look at how this could be rolled out in each local area. This event is free to attend and will be hosted online by HEE. If you would like to attend, please complete the registration form here.

‘How are you doing?’ Trainee Support Sessions

As a Regional Faculty, we are committed to supporting the enhancement of advanced practitioner training programmes within in our region and with that comes promotion of workforce well-being strategies. Therefore, we would like to offer all trainee advanced practitioners within our region the opportunity to share their experiences of their training pathways, network with other trainees and to learn how the Supervision & Assessment Lead role can support them through their training and beyond. Our first of a series of contact sessions was held on Wednesday 30th November via Microsoft Teams between 16:00 to 17:00 GMT. The following sessions after this are as follows:

  • Thursday 2nd March 16:00 – 17:00.  Sign up here.
  • Tuesday 2nd May 14:00 – 15:00. Sign up here.
  • Thursday 8th June 16:00 – 17:00. Sign up here.
  • Tuesday 4th July 13:00 – 14:00. Sign up here.

Governance Maturity Matrix Support Sessions

We are pleased to host series of support sessions on implementing the Governance Maturity Matrix in health and care organisations as follows:

  • Thursday 27th April at 14:30 – 15:30 via MS Teams – sign up here
  • Tuesday 15th August at  10:00 – 11:00 via MS Teams – sign up here
  • Thursday 7th December at 15:00 – 16:00 via MS Teams – sign up here

ACP Primary Care Career Event

HEE North East and Yorkshire are hosting a full day in person ACP primary care career event on Friday 16th June 2023 at 10:00 – 16:00 at the Hilton, York which will showcase the career options open to ACPs in primary and community care with a focus on the opportunities to work across the four pillars of advanced practice. Supervisors and employers are also welcomed to attend. The event is FREE to attend and if you would like apply you can do so via the sign-up link herePlease note the sign-up link will close on the 16th March

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