Career Pathways within Primary Care

There are a wide range of opportunities to develop and specialise within each of the roles in Primary Care. Click on the dropdowns to find out more.

Example of Practice Nursing Career Pathway:

Care Certificate

Basic skills courses – phlebotomy, taking blood pressures, basic wound-care, NHS health-checks etc…

IM injections, adult vaccines, observations for chronic disease, compression, more complex wound-care

Current Courses and Events

2 year Apprenticeship programme – Typically 3 days in practice, 1 day in university, 1 day on placement/insight visits.

For further information about the programme, please see:

Nursing Associate Preceptorship Programme.

Cervical cytology training – Contact LTH for more information

Basic Chronic Disease Management

Practice Supervisor and Practice Assessor Training

Details of courses currently available will appear on the current courses and evets page throughout the year.

Minor Illness – Contact LTH for guidance

Upcoming Course Applications Ending Soon



Course Closing Date
Ensuring decisions are underpinned by evidence from research. 23rd Sept
Mary Seacole Local Programme for First Time Leaders 26th Sept
21st Century GP Webinar Series: General Financial Planning 26th Sept
Communicating with Care Homes 27th Sept
Digital GP 27th Sept
Portfolio GP 28th Sept
Shiny Mind Live Authenticity webinar 29th Sept
Managing Deterioration webinar 29th Sept
The Cancer Update – Study Day Live Course for Lincolnshire ICB (Virtual) 30th Sept
Managing Deterioration webinar 30th Sept

Go to Courses and Events Page