Trainee Courses 

The GP School runs a number of regional teaching days to support trainees. These courses are run and funded centrally via the Regional Teaching Fund and will not incur an attendance cost. For all the other courses please refer to the information provided from the organizer.

The 2020/2021 courses have been scheduled. Please check the boxes below for further information, including instructions on how to book.

RCA Preparation Courses and Intensive RCA Support Groups

Regional RCA preparation Courses

Overview:

These one day accredited RCA courses aim to help improve the clinical skills in the GP consultation for more effective, efficient and patient-centred care, providing up to date information on the new RCA exam format.
The days will include explanations of clinical skills with the use of role players and small facilitated group work to allow all attendees the opportunity to participate in mock consultations.
The small group will be facilitated by 4 experienced RCA Examiners who will give constructive individual feedback to participants.

Am I Eligible?

These days are suitable for East of England GP ST3 trainees how have not been already involved in a regional RCA or RCA-SOX day.

Booking and dates:

Over 200 spaces are now available throughout 6 different courses until March 2021.
Each trainee can book for one course only. Multiple bookings will produce for all registrations to be canceled.

Each course has variable limited spaces, 'first come, first served'.
Please use the links below to register for your preferred date.

RCA courses dates
Date Link to register
24 September 2020  
8 October 2020  
2 December 2020 Fully booked
8 December 2020 Fully booked
20 January 2020 Fully booked
10 February 2021 Click here to register
4 March 2021 Click here to register
10 March 2021 Click here to register

 

Intensive RCA support groups

Overview:

This programme has been designed to give additional support in preparing for your RCA and is intended to be in addition to support from your trainer and training programme.

You will work in 4 sessions with your experienced facilitator and 4 other trainees in your group. The idea is that you will practice typical RCA scenarios with your fellow trainees in a safe ‘virtual’ environment with constructive feedback from your facilitator. You will have the opportunity to be the doctor/candidate as well as acting as the patient. We hope that this will help you prepare for the actual recording you need to submit for your RCA.

Am I Eligible?

These days are suitable for East of England GP ST3 trainees how have not been already involved in a regional RCA support groups in the last summer and are planning to have their RCA exam in March/April 2021

Booking and dates:

In order to be involved please complete the survey linked below. You will then be assigned to a group and your facilitator will be in touch to arrange the dates. Be aware that the groups will start in late February 2021.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

GP Update Courses

GP Update Course​s - 28 January and 23 March 2021

Overview:

This GP Update course, run by Red Whale and fully funded by HEE, will keep you on top of all the changes to guidelines and the latest research can be a challenge. This jam-packed virtual course is full of brand-new updates to help change your practice straightaway! The Red Whale GP presenter will host the course live from TV Studio, sharing the most important new evidence, relating it to you, your patients and your practice.

You will also be presented with a certificate of completion awarding 6 CPD points for attending this course.

For further info see the doc from Red Whale linked here --> GP Update course Info

Am I Eligible?

This course is open to GP Trainees in the HEE East of England area only.

Booking and dates:

To book your place on one of these courses, please complete the form linked below near you preferred date.

28 January 2021 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PLACE
23 March 2021 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PLACE

One week before the event you will receive the joining instructions directly from Red Whale.

Women's Health Update Courses

Women's Health Update Courses​ - 4 and 18 March 2021

Overview:

The Women's Health Update course run by NB Medical and fully funded by HEE, consists of a series of short ‘TED-style’ engaging presentations blending evidence and cases, followed by discussion which may have an impact on your practice. The course comes with a number of extra resources to give it incredible‘added value’.

You will also be presented with a certificate of completion awarding 6 CPD points for attending this course.

For further info see the flyer from NB Medical linked here --> Women's Health Update course Flyer

Am I Eligible?

This course is open to GP Trainees in the HEE East of England area only.

Booking and dates:

To book your place on the course please go to the following link and enter the access code provided below.
Or contact NB Medical on 0191 5197293/4 quoting the access code.

>> Copy the access code below prior clicking the link <<
CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PLACE

Access codes
04/03/2021 - HEEE-0403
18/03/2021 - HEEE-1803

Urgent Care Courses

Urgent Care Courses​ - 4 February and 9 March 2021

Overview:

The Urgent Care course run by NB Medical and fully funded by HEE, consists of a series of short ‘TED-style’ engaging presentations blending evidence and cases, followed by discussion which may have an impact on your practice. The course comes with a number of extra resources to give it incredible‘added value’.

You will also be presented with a certificate of completion awarding 6 CPD points for attending this course.

For further info see the flyer from NB Medical linked here --> Urgent Care course Flyer

Am I Eligible?

This course is open to GP Trainees in the HEE East of England area only.

Booking and dates:

To book your place on the course please go to the following link and enter the access code provided below.
Or contact NB Medical on 0191 5197293/4 quoting the access code.

>> Copy the access code below prior clicking the link <<
CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PLACE

Access codes
04/02/2021 - HEEE-0402
09/03/2021 - HEEE-0903

Mental Health Courses

Mental Health Course​ - 12 March 2021

Overview:

This new and engaging virtual update course run by Red Whale and fully funded by HEE, will help you to give patients with mental health issues the best possible care in a short consultation can be tricky. This jam-packed one-day online course has been designed to give you a range of tools and skills you can use in a 10-minute consultation window and teaches you how to adopt a structured approach to these consultations.

You will also be presented with a certificate of completion awarding 6 CPD points for attending this course.

For further info see the doc from Red Whale linked here --> Mental Health Info

Am I Eligible?

This course is open to GP Trainees in the HEE East of England area only.

Booking and dates:

To book your place on the course on 12/03/2021, please complete the form linked below

12 March 2021 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PLACE

One week before the event you will receive the joining instructions directly from Red Whale.

Cancer Update course

Cancer Update Course​ - 16 February 2021

Overview:

This course, run by Red Whale and fully funded by HEE, covers the whole cancer journey from prevention to palliative care to help you get to grips with all the nuances of this rapidly expanding area of primary care practice.

You will also be presented with a certificate of completion awarding 6 CPD points for attending this course.

For further info see the doc from Red Whale linked here --> Cancer Update course Info

Am I Eligible?

This course is open to GP Trainees in the HEE East of England area only.

Booking and dates:

To book your place on the course on 16/02/2021, please complete the form linked below

16 February 2021 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK A PLACE

One week before the event you will receive the joining instructions directly from Red Whale.

AKT Preparation Course - new dates available!

Overview:

The GP School has agreed to fund AKT Full Day Online Courses run online by Emedica.

Am I Eligible?

This is course is open to all East of England GP Trainees.

Cost:

These courses are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Booking and dates:

11th February 2021 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

RCA/CSA SOX Programme

In September 2019 HEE East of England launched the CSA SOX programme. This innovative programme was developed by two CSA Examiners within HEE North West. The programme was designed to support those on extension pass their CSA exam. The programme has had huge success. The NW results were published in February 2019.

It is offered to all trainees across the East of England with an RCA exam failure. The programme is supportive and works with both the trainer and the trainee to maximise exam success.

For further information visit the RCA/CSA SOX Programme Webpage

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