Resources by profession
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) refers to skills, knowledge and experience gained in the workplace, both formally and informally, beyond any initial training. Managing your CPD is an important tool for career progression and for quality improvement.
- For all primary care healthcare professionals
- Admin and secretarial
- Clinical Educators
- Clinical Pharmacists
- Dental staff
- General Practice Nurses
- Healthcare Support Workers
- Link Workers
- Physician Associates
- Practice Managers
CPD is “A process of lifelong learning for all individuals and teams which enables professionals to expand and fulfil their potential and which also meets the needs of patients and delivers the health and health care priorities of the NHS.”
Calman K. A review of continuing professional development in general practice: a report by the Chief Medical Officer. London: Department of Health, 1998.
Last updated: 27 November, 2020