GP Induction Page

Thank you for showing an interest in working in a Harrow. Our philosophy is to support you in a new role and to contribute to your professional growth and development. We believe this is the best way to provide excellent healthcare for patients.

If you’re a GP who’s new to Harrow, this is a good place to start. You’ll find information here that will concern you as a Harrow GP, whether you’re on a temporary contract, a locum, or starting a permanent GP post.

GP Practice Information

Find out more about the work of the CCG here and see how it supports your work as a clinician.

On this website, you’ll find information on Harrow services, key clinical topics, how to refer, service eligibility criteria, contact details, relevant Harrow Education events and webinars, and the latest news.

All GPs in Harrow need to have an annual appraisal with an allocated appraiser and you must have an annual appraisal in order to remain on the GP Performers list.  To be allocated an appraiser, contact:

e: appraisals.west@nhs.net or helen.nicholson2@nhs.net

The Local Medical Committee (LMC) is an elected body established through statute which represents the interests of local NHS GPs and their teams. London-wide LMCs is the umbrella body for 24 local medical committees across the capital of which Harrow LMC is one.

Harrow LMC members can be contacted via the LLMC office.

e: james.winstanley@lmc.org.uk

Harrow CCG Education Forum runs an extensive Education Programme for Harrow GPs: see the GP extranet website for details together with a video library of previous presentations.

External resources you may find useful include:

BMJ Learning: a range of modules accessible with an Athens login
Athens: register for and access nationally funded online resources
NHS Evidence: large national database of clinical evidence and resources

To register on for an NHS.net account please contact the Harrow GP IM&T Helpdesk on

e: servicedesk@nw.london.nhs.uk

t: 020 3350 4050

To access your account go to www.nhs.net

  • An easy-to use-email service based on Outlook Web Access
  • Secure enough to exchange sensitive information, including patient identifiable information, with other NHSmail users
  • Access the service via computer or mobile device, using a web browser or email programme (e.g. Outlook)

Primary Care Support England, PO Box 350, Darlington, DL1 9QN

pcse.enquiries@nhs.net | 0333 014 2884

All GPs must be registered on the Performers List to work in Harrow. The national performers list is operated by NHS England and they provide an extra layer of reassurance for the public that GPs practicing in the NHS are suitably qualified, have up to date training, have appropriate English language skills and have passed other relevant checks such as with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and the NHS Litigation Authority.

More details can be found at:

https://pcse.england.nhs.uk/services/performers-lists/

Here you will find details on

  • Applying to join the National Performers Lists for the first time
  • Change of circumstance or status (change of name, address, transfer of practice within same locality or change of status)
  • Movement to a different NHS England team

Contacts :
e:  pcse.performerlists@nhs.net
t:   0333 014 2884

This enables you to access e-Referral (Choose and Book) and other parts of the NHS Care Records Service.

You can take your Smartcard with you from job to job. You only have one Smartcard, even if you work for more than one NHS organisation, or have more than one position in your organisation.

For further details, and information on how to get your Smartcard, contact Raphael Danladi, RA contact:
e:  r.admin@nhs.net
t:   020 8966 1013/1040

  • Keep it safe and secure
  • Never tell anyone your passcode
  • Never allow anyone else to use it
  • Never leave it unattended
  • Immediately report its loss, theft or damage to your Sponsor or the Registration Manager
    e:  r.admin@nhs.net
    t:  020 8966 1013/1040

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