Supporting CEPN development
There is evidence that for CEPNs to do well, they need strong leadership that works across systems. They need support from leaders within local health economies who can bring together professional groups – some of them with limited experience of joint-working.
Financial and legal mechanisms need to be clear so that CEPNs can work within an environment that supports them and which facilitates long-term planning and assistance from Health Education South London.
Good educational governance is a critical component for the functioning of a CEPN. This ensures that educational experience meets the requirements of licensing by Royal Colleges and regulatory authorities. The development of these processes also provides the LETB with quality assurance.