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*UPDATED* Hospital visiting changes, home testing kits, Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.

Information for Managers

 Developing a New ANP Role

NES ANP Service and Education Needs Analysis Tool

Useful questions to help with deciding whether ANP post is needed and to help build any business case

 Click Here for Service & Education Needs Analysis

ANP Service SOP template


 Click Here for ANP Service SOP

Generic ANP Job Description (Adult) (with associated AfC Job Match Report for reference)


 Click Here for GGC Generic ANP Job Description (Adult)

 Click Here for Job Match Report

Generic ANP Job Description (Paediatric)

Paediatric version of the generic job description

 Click Here for Paediatric Job Description

Agenda for Change – Annex 21

To convert a post into a trainee post

 Click Here for Agenda for Change Annex 21

SOP for new ANP roles


 Click Here for SOP for new ANP Roles

Education Programmes


See  ANP education and programmes page

WoS Advanced Practice Academy Clinical Supervision guidance


 Click Here for Clinical Supervision Guidance 

GGC Moodle

Virtual Learning Environment with resources for trainee ANPs and qualified ANPs

NHS Education for Scotland Nursing and Midwifery TURAS ePortfolio

Final Sign-off (DRAFT DOCUMENT)

Currently undergoing ‘tests of change’ but here for transparency and reference

 Click Here for Final Sign-off (Draft)

Metrics (Transforming Roles Advanced Practice Group)

Guidance on metrics

 Click Here for Metrics (Transforming Roles Advanced Practice Group)

2017-18 ANP Service Annual Report form


 Click Here for Annual Report Form

Annual PDP Review for ANPs

Guidance on PDP&R for ANPs

 Click Here for Annual Review

Job Planning Guidance

This is the current CNS Job Planning guidance which will be reviewed (available on StaffNet)

 Click Here for RCGP ANP Competencies


Example of some of the Competencies Frameworks in use in NHSGGC

NHSGGC Hospital at Night ANP competencies

 Click Here for Trainee Induction Competencies

Royal College of General Practitioners/Royal College of Nursing Primary Care Competencies

 Click Here for RCGP Competencies

NHS Education for Scotland Out of Hours ANP competencies

 Click Here for NES OOH ANP Competencies

Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine – Advanced Critical Care Practitioner competencies

Available here



Reference Documents

CNO’s Transforming Roles Document on Advanced Practice

 Click Here for TNR Publications Paper Advanced Practice

NHSGGC Advanced Nurse Practitioner Strategy

 Click Here for Advanced Practice Strategy for GGC

NHS Scotland Advanced Nursing Practice Toolkit

Annual ISD figures for ANPs in Scotland


Advanced Nurse Practitioners in General Practice

Click Here for Advanced Nurse Practitioners in General Practice



Last Updated: 12 May 2021