Mentoring Courses and Events

You can now access two free e-learning modules which are aimed at Mentors but would also be useful to help Mentees make the most of the process.  The modules, titled "Medical Mentoring - Training doctors to mentor doctors" can be found by clicking on the image below:


Below is a list of upcoming courses and events that you might be interested in.  Please check back regularly for updates.

How to Train Your Mentors

This 2 day "Train the Trainer" style course is targeted at scheme organisers to give them the knowledge and skills to deliver mentor training to their participants.  Attendees will be able to access slidesets, facilitator notes and workbooks for candidates that they can use on future training that they will deliver.

The last course ran on Monday 10th and Tuesday June 11th 2019. 

The next course is Monday 31/9/19 - Tuesday 1/10/19.  Registration is via:

  • The spaces are reserved for those who are currently running a mentoring scheme for trainee doctors and will be delivering training to mentors as well as those who are in the process of setting up a mentoring scheme.
  • If the course is full but you would like to be added to our waiting list, please email
  • Plans for future dates will be circulated again in the future.
How to Set Up A Mentoring Scheme Workshop

This half day workshop was last run in February 2019. It covers the nuts and bolts of setting up a mentoring scheme. It is aimed at any colleagues planning to set up their own scheme, and will ensure you have the tools to do so successfully.  It will also highlight some of the resources available to support you in developing your scheme.

More dates will be available shortly.

Mentoring Leads Development Day

This day of workshops, skill development and networking is for those doctors of any grade in the East of England Deanery who are leading or initiating mentoring schemes targeted at trainees. It was last held on 22/7/2019. Future dates will be recirculated in due course.

It is also ideal for those who have attended the “How to Train Mentors” course delivered by HEE EOE, and are currently training their own mentors for a scheme.

The day will include sharing good practice and learning from experience.

Eligibility: Doctors of any grade in the East of England Deanery who are leading or initiating mentoring schemes targeted at trainees.

Registration link:

Educational Supervisor Masterclass: Mentoring and Coaching Skills

Health Education England - East of England Office will once again be running Educational Supervisor Masterclasses in 2018. We are proud to have designed and developed these sessions, alongside our expert partners Edgecumbe Consulting Ltd. The Masterclass Sessions will be aimed at Educational Supervisors, Heads of Schools, TPDs and DMEs from across the East of England.

It aims to help those in roles such as Educational Supervisors identify and develop some mentoring or coaching skills, that can be useful in their Supervision role of trainees.

Further 2019 dates will be added in due course. Contact Faculty Support at the Deanery for more information.

Mentor Development Workshops

There are  series of workshops in collaboration with the East of England Leadership Academy for scheme leads and committed mentors across the region to extend

Previous events (2017 - 2018)

Tuesday 22nd May: Extending Mentoring Skills - Education Centre, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

Monday 4th June:  Managing Difficult Conversations - Victoria House, Fulbourn, Cambridge

Tuesday 19th June: Supporting Your Mentees - Wellbeing and Resilience - Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire

Thursday 12th July: Mentor Development Day - Arthur Rank Hospice, Cambridge

Forthcoming events

More dates will follow shortly

Please visit the East of England Leadership Academy website

NHS Leadership Academy

The NHS Leadership Academy offer a number of courses that may be of interest to established coaches or mentors.  For more information about their work in the East of England, please click here

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