If you work in Primary Care and are interested in building the confidence and skills to drive change and make improvements for your patients and colleagues, then the Primary Care SIFS Programme may be for you.
What is Primary Care SIFS?
SIFS is a programme intended to support individuals to develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to participate as members of improvement teams. People taking part in this course will learn how to contribute to testing, measuring and reporting on improvements made as part of Primary Care focused improvement projects.
What does the programme cover?
The SIFS programme consists of two inter-related activities:
Who Can Apply?
Any GP can apply for this course and funding, but to support GP recruitment and retention, and the aims of cluster working, it may be particularly suited to:
The Scottish Government is providing funding of 10 professional activity sessions of ‘back-fill’ time (up to a total of £2100 per GP) to enable GPs to develop their knowledge and skills in QI and undertake a relevant QI activity. Up to 70 places for GPs will be funded.
There are currently 2 cohorts open for recruitment
Cohort 10 start date – Wednesday 28 October 2020
Cohort 11 start date - Friday 30 October 2020
Recruitment for the programme is now open and you can Apply Here.
For further information see the promotional flyer and the FAQ leaflet below or contact us at primarycareQI@nes.scot.nhs.uk
Further information and details on Primary Care SIFS programme for cohorts 10 and 11 taking place in 2020.
Answers to some frequently asked questions about the Primary Care SIFS programme. This includes information on upcoming cohorts, information on CPD, expectations and testimonials.