Please be aware that all the GP courses and events are now on review in order to assure the health and safety of all attendees.
If possible, please keep yourself still available for event/course date as we are working to deliver the trainings in terms of webinar.

Further specific information will be provided on this webpage and by email to the delegates who have already booked.

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.

 

Women's Health Update Course

Overview: 

NB Medical is delighted to be working with Health Education England - East of England to run a Hot Topics Women's Health for Primary Care Course.

The NB Medical Women's Health Course will provide you with a comprehensive update of everything you need to feel confident in managing your patients. Whether you want a refresher around the new HRT prescribing guidance or perhaps need to feel more comfortable in managing pelvic pain in primary care, the course will cover these and other areas that many GPs have told us they feel they would like to see in a dedicated women’s health course.

Our teaching is focused on the patient, the problems they bring us and how best we can help them.

Am I Eligible?

These days are suitable for East of England GP trainees at all stages of their career.  

Cost: 

This course is fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Although the course is fully funded by HEE EoE,  each space represents an investment of £85 therefore if you do not attend on the day and do not provide 3 days notice to cancel your place you will be charged a fee of £85.00. 

17 January 2020

Please click the following link to take you to the promotional flyer which contains the booking link for this date. Here

6 March 2020

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CSA Preparation Courses

Overview:

These one day accredited CSA courses aim to help improve the clinical skills in the GP consultation for more effective, efficient and patient-centred care.

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 CSA examiners who will give constructive individual feedback to participants.

Am I Eligible?

These days are suitable for East of England GP trainees at all stages of their career.  

Cost: 

These courses are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Dates:

Please click the relevant link below to book yourself a space:

22 January - Cambridge 

4 March - Cambridge 

More dates will be added in due course. 

Urgent Care Course

Overview: 

NB Medical is delighted to be working with Health Education England - East of England to run a Hot Topics Urgent Care course.

The NB Medical Urgent Care Course is designed for all health care professionals who see patients acutely, in or out of hours. This includes GPs, ECPs, ANPs, paramedics, nurses and pharmacists in primary care. The course is a truly multidisciplinary, evidence based update in acute patient management, covering national and international literature/ guidelines to ensure you are providing the most up to date evidence informed patient care.

Our teaching is focused on the patient, the problems they bring us and how best we can help them.

Am I Eligible?

These days are suitable for East of England GP trainees at all stages of their career.  

Cost: 

This course is fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Although the course is fully funded by HEE EoE,  each space represents an investment of £85 therefore if you do not attend on the day and do not provide 3 days notice to cancel your place you will be charged a fee of £85.00. 

10 January 2020

Please click the following link to take you to the promotional flyer which contains the booking link for this date. Here

10 March 2020

Please click the following link to take you to the promotional flyer which contains the booking link for this date. Here

Veterans Health Days

Overview: 

There are 2.8 million Armed Forces Veterans in the UK – almost as many as there are diabetics- they have interesting and specific needs. The aim of this event is to raise awareness in GP registrars of Veterans healthcare and some of the support available from the third sector. It is a very interactive session where you are on “receive mode” for no more than 30 minutes at a time. You will meet veterans, representatives from the forces and the charity sector who will directly let you know about the issues that they face and solutions that can turn heart sink patients into some of your most uplifting and inspiring patients.

This course aims to cover the psychological and physical issues which are commonly faced by veterans and their families, and to outline some of the resources which are available to help them. The course also discusses retention of records and confidentiality.

Am I Eligible?

These days are suitable for East of England GP trainees at all stages of their career.  

The days will also be open to Psychiatry, Public Health, Medicine and Emergency Medicine Trainees. 

Cost: 

These days are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Dates:

Dates for 2019/20 academic year will be confirmed in due course. 

Preparing for Practice: Life after GP Training

Overview: 

Transitioning from being a trainee to becoming a GP can be a daunting process. HEE are hosting this training day with the aim of preparing our ST3 and ST4 trainees for practice and life after GP training. 

Am I Eligible?

This day is open to ST3 and ST4 GP trainees  

Cost: 

These days are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Dates:

Details on 2020 date will be updated in due course

Presentations for Tuesday 4 June 2019:

The Bare Neccessaties; Appraisal and Revalidation, Janet Rutherford 

Career Options in General Practice, BMA

Introduction, PCSE

The Preparing for Practice Day 2020 will be confirmed in early 2020. 

Clinical Skills Course for ST1 and ST2

Overview:

This one day interactive course is designed to complement the current CSA course for ST3s run through the East Anglia Faculty and in association with HEE EoE and will explore what is meant by clinical skills within the GP consultation. With 10 prepared cases to explore, delegates will work alongside experienced GP trainers and CSA examiners who will provide support and feedback throughout the day.

Am I Eligible?

This is an introductory course for East of England GP ST1's and ST2's. 

Cost: 

These courses are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Dates:

For further information and to book yourself a space, please click the relevant link below:

Dates for 2019/20 academic year will be confirmed in due course. 

 

ENT Workshop

Overview:

This one day ENT workshop, subsidised by HEE EoE, will consist of lectures / presentations for the morning, then small group workshops in the afternoon, focusing on examinations and system specific presentations (e.g. hearing loss, understanding audiograms/ dizziness and examinations / manoeuvres for this). Lectures would cover systems (common / red flag presentations in the ear, nose, etc).

Am I Eligible?

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

Cost:

These courses are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Dates:

29 January 2020 - Cambridge 

 

AKT Preparation Course

Overview:

The RCGP is collaborating with HEE and Emedica to provide an interactive 1-day MRCGP AKT preparation course for AiTs. There will be access to a full 200 question mock AKT exam with explanations after the course.

The course is based on the Emedica AKT preparation course which has been running for 11 years, and which is currently delivered in London, Birmingham and Manchester in March, September and December of each year.

Am I Eligible?

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

Cost:

These courses are fully funded by HEE EoE. 

Dates:

9th December 2019 - Luton 

More dates to folllow, 

GP Update Course

GP Update Course

The GP Update course is the essential update, covering the recent changes to the big topics (and some of the smaller ones) relevant to primary care. Alongside the teaching you will receive some really useful tools, like ready written protocols, trusted patient resources, quick reference flow-charts and our new GEMS sheets (where we turn really complex topics into easy to follow flow charts)

Booking Links:

Tuesday 28th January 2020 

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

 
RCGP Events

RCGP East Anglia Faculty Symposium 2020 - 'Changing climates'

20th May 2020, 8:50 - 17:00
Barnham Broom Hotel, Honingham Road, Barnham Broom, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 4DD

This RCGP full day educational event aims to deliver professional development for GPs and allied healthcare professionals in primary care. 

The lectures address topics relevant to all delegates, while the parallel sessions deliver CPD for specific groups.

The day opens with an address by the President of the RCGP and ends with an hour of CPD in child safeguarding. Optional sessions include BLS certification. With a fun topic in the middle of the day and a venue set in a golf course this Symposium provides relevant education in a relaxed and enjoyable way.

Booking information

HEE East of England has agreed to fund GP Trainees to attend the symposium as a jointly badged regional training day.

For further information about programme, fees and booking click here or email eanglia@rcgp.org.uk.

 

 

RCGP Beds & Herts Faculty, New AiT Conference

11 March 2020, Luton, 09.00-16.15

This One Day Conference is packed full of useful information and tips to enhance your learning and training experience. 

The day will commence with Dr Janet Rutherford (Head of Eastern GP School) who will be coming to talk about how to make the most out of your 3 year training programme. She will highlight important changes that are being implemented to training and the portfolio. She will speak about opportunities that are available for trainees, support and how to avoid common pitfalls.

It wouldn't be an AiT event without some exam talk. There will be an AKT interactive session and an RCGP CSA examiner running a session.

A newly qualified GP will be speaking about their training experience and will relay to you all that they wish they had known down to exam tips, good books and conferences to attend. Alongside this you will be introduced to what the Faculty can offer in terms of First 5 support once you qualify.

Book your place: Book here

 

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