About us

The Greater Manchester Training Hub is a part of the NHS England Training Hub model designed to meet the educational needs of the multi-disciplinary Primary Care team.

Our Mission

We champion primary care as a career destination, where every member of the practice team is empowered to realise their potential and can improve the patient experience. This is achieved by ensuring access to quality lifelong learning experiences to strengthen and expand the workforce.

Our Vision

Our ambition is to make primary care the best place to work; offering opportunities to enter, enhance and expand careers. We aim to become part of the sustainable solution to primary care workforce challenges across Greater Manchester by sharing its passion for learning to inspire positive change.

Our objectives

• Develop and expand placement capacity
• Ensure workforce planning is in place
• Increase recruitment to Primary Care
• Retain the workforce within Primary Care
• Offer placed based tariffs

Educational and workforce development opportunities will be provided across the Primary Care workforce which will include:

• Apprenticeships
• New to Practice (Fellowships)
• Continual Professional Development
• Leadership Development
• Opportunities offered by NHS England and NHSEI

Training Hubs, particularly those working across an ICS, are/or will be required to support colleagues working in social care including nursing homes and social car homes.

did you know?

With a population of 3.2 million, Greater Manchester has one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom. Comprising of ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford.

10 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) – one for each of Greater Manchester’s metropolitan boroughs – organise the delivery of NHS services within Greater Manchester. There were 449 general practices in Greater Manchester delivering placed-based, patient centered care as of 2020. ​

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Our stakeholders