Developing a partnership team

Exploring the implications of teamwork amongst a team of GP partners

  1. Training
    1 day
    Morning session (9.30am to 12.30pm)
    Afternoon session (1.30pm to 4.30pm)

    Your practice or a neighbouring practice

    This one-day workshop provides a unique and fascinating opportunity for practice managers and GPs to explore the implications of teamwork amongst a team of GP partners. The day is full of practical exercises and tips, group discussions, and a case study to help delegates identify issues and improve teamwork. The agenda includes:
    • Legal aspects of the partnership: defining a partnership, legal responsibilities, partnership agreements, partnership disputes
    • Meaning of teamwork: team behaviour, defining the team’s vision, team development, group decision-making, building trust, integrating new partners, task and social elements
    • Working together: 'rules of engagement', sharing the workload, partners’ roles, practice finances, leadership and effective partner meetings
    • Working with team members: different personality types, barriers to teamwork, difficult team members, resolving interpersonal conflicts, the facilitator’s role, the role of the practice manager
    Who should attend:
    Practice managers and GPs

    Full day: £945 + VAT
    For up to 12 people. You may wish to join up with other neighbouring practices to share the cost of the training.


    Bookings via Practice Index are charged at a discounted rate and come with a money-back guarantee.

    Course delivered by:

    Patricia Gray

    About the trainer:
    Patricia is a HR specialist and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development with over ten years' management experience as a business partner of a large GP training practice.

    Patricia is an experienced and qualified independent management consultant, trainer, facilitator and HR adviser in general practice and a qualified performance coach.


    Feedback from previous workshops:

    “Can I send all my partners on this??”

    “Generally allowed me to think of alternative options to problems and to reinforce those already used.”

    “Very varied content – lots of useful ideas to take back.”

    “To be able to think about issues and strategies and also hear about other managers’ situations. I am not alone!”

    Please note: If the aforementioned trainer is not available on the day, a suitable replacement trainer will be supplied. For remote parts of the UK, additional travel costs maybe incurred. If so, this will be made clear to you before you book the training.