Peer support

Practice managers often receive relatively little formal training or ongoing development. Many practice managers report feeling overburdened and isolated in their role. Since 2017 NHS England has supported the growth of local networks of practice managers which promote sharing of good ideas, action learning and peer support.

Greater Manchester Practice Manager Forum

Greater Manchester Practice Managers Forum is open and available to all practice or deputy practice managers across Greater Manchester. Please register for the forum at

Watch recordings of previous virtual meetings below.

5th May 2022

3rd March 2022 – part 1

3rd March 2022 – part 2

13th January 2022

2nd December 2021

4th November 2021

30th September 2021

2nd July 2021

Practice Managers Association

The Practice Managers Association (PMA) are providers of training, education and other support services for non-clinical workers in the primary care sector.

The PMA was founded to provide the non-clinical workforce in primary care with a comprehensive selection of self-development tools and support services. It has now reached a UK-wide membership of over 25,000 and is a constantly growing, vibrant community of both clinical and non-clinical members.

Find out more at the PMA website