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.

September 2023

June 2023

April 2023

23 February 2023

10 November 2022

21 July 2022

23 June 2022

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

Institute of General Practice Management (IGPM)

The Institute of General Practice Management (IGPM) was formed by four working Practice Managers: Robyn Clark, Nicola Davies, Kay Keane and Jo Wadey.

The IGPM is recognised as the professional body that represents all managers working within general practice in the United Kingdom.

Sign up to the IGPM newsletter to be kept up to date with developments. Follow @TheIGPM and hashtag #PMpower. Find out more on the IGPM website