Beds & Herts LMC Business Fundamentals Programme: Sustainability in General Practice

The Business Fundamentals Programme for GPs has been redesigned into interactive webinar format.  This modular programme is aimed at GPs who want to understand general practice at operational and strategic level.  The course provides practical tools to help tackle the ever-increasing challenges and build a strong, sustainable future in primary care.

*Please note some of the modules are still being designed and therefore may be subject to change.


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Introduction to the Programme

Thurs 8th Oct 20

Tues 13th Oct 20

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Leadership & Personal Development

Thurs 5th Nov 20

Tues 10th Nov 20

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Developing the Workforce

Thurs 3rd Dec 20

Tues 1st Dec 20

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Operating for Excellence

Thurs 14th Jan 21

Tues 12th Jan 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Digital Healthcare

Thurs 11th Feb 21

Tues 9th Feb 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Understanding Finance

Thurs 11th March 21

Tues 9th March 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Legal Obligations  

Thurs 22nd April 21

Tues 20th April 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar


Strategic Planning

Fri 23rd April 21

Weds 21st April 21

9.30 – 4.30pm, central venue TBC

 How to Apply

Please select the relevant link below to complete the online application form.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in leadership, strategic planning, practice development and/or partnerships in their application.  We recommend GPs have a minimum of 1 years’ practice experience to get the most out of the course.  This programme is funded by the BLMK and Herts & West Essex Training Hubs so GPs must be working in a practice in Bedfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes, Hertfordshire or West Essex and be able to commit to all modules. Closing date for applications is Friday 21st August, 5pm.

  1. Business Fundamentals Application Form for GPs in Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes
  2. Business Fundamentals Application Form For GPs in Herts & West Essex

Please do not hesitate to contact Helen Bean if you have any questions about the programme [email protected]

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Following the Government’s enforced restrictions as of 24th March, the LMC Office is now closed.  We continue to operate ‘business as usual’ remotely so please contact us in the normal way. All meetings, training and events are now being delivered virtually.:

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