The Core Capabilities Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice (Nurses) Working in General Practice & Primary Care England (2020). Fundamentally this framework sets a standard and offers the opportunity for practitioners to develop and evidence their knowledge and skills, enabling the highest standards of practice as well as providing a structure for career and role development in primary care. The framework includes a link to a range of portfolio tools adapted with permission of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). The Portfolio and Assessment Materials: Core Capabilities Framework for ACP (Nurses) working in General Practice/Primary Care these tools have been mapped to the nursing framework for ease of use and there is guidance on how to compile a portfolio of evidence of capability.
The Advanced Clinical Practice Toolkit supports ongoing work to enhance the understanding of Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP). The toolkit aims to benchmark this level of practice and its application to specific roles across clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research. The toolkit provides general information about the ACP role as well as specific information aimed at the following groups of people: practitioners, educators, employers, commissioners, those planning the workforce across systems and patients/service users.