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. 

 

Women's Health Update Course

Overview: 

Facilitated by NB Medical, this 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, this day 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.

For further information, please click here to view the flyer.

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. 

Dates:

Please click the link below to book yourself a space:

Wednesday 23 January 2019 - Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Cambridge - booking code: HEEC-20326

Urgent Care Course

Overview: 

Facilitated by NB Medical, this Urgent Care course is a 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. 

The course revolves around short, engaging presentations using clinical cases and problems to illustrate recent learning points from the literature, followed by Q&A sessions. It is fully supported by its own dedicated course book (in both paper and electronic formats), with an interactive app, that is designed to be easy to refer to when seeing patients in the acute setting. 

For further information, please click here to view the flyer. 

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. 

Dates:

Please click the link below to book yourself a space:

Wednesday 30 January 2019 - Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridge - booking code: HEEC-20327 

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:

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

Wednesday 28 November 2018 - Barrington Hall, Cambridge - Fully booked

Wednesday 23 January 2019 - Barrington Hall, Cambridge - Fully booked

Wednesday 30 January 2019 -John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich - Fully booked

Wednesday 27 February 2019 - ARU, Chelmsford - Fully booked 

Wednesday 3 April 2019 - Barrington Hall, Cambridge

If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email eanglia@rcgp.org.uk, detailing the day you would like to attend, your name, training programme and grade. 

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:

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

Palliative and End of Life Care Courses

Overview:

Caring for people in the final period of their lives is a challenging and rewarding part of our work as GPs.

These course covers some of key issues in palliative and end of life care in the community, including pain management, prescribing in the final days of life and holding the difficult conversations. There will also be an opportunity to contribute to interactive sessions and group work to discuss recent or difficult cases.

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:

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

Marconi Suite, Civic Centre, Chelmsford, 21 February 2019

Centrum Building, Norwich Research Park, 5 March 2019

Cambridge Clinical School, Cambridge, 5 June 2019

Ophthalmology Course

Overview:

This is a one day practical course which focuses on how to get the most out of your ophthalmoscope, pupil examination and visual fields. the most out of your ophthalmoscope, pupil examination and visual fields.the most out of your ophthalmoscope, pupil examination and visual fields. 

The interactive teaching style is targeted to the busy consultation, enable competence and effective care strategies for patients. 

Combining experience of Community Ophthalmology with expertise in Health Education, Primary Ophthalmology have been providing Ophthalmic Education for Doctors in Primary Care for over ten years. 

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:

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

Bedford Heights, Bedford, 17 April 2019

British Racing School, Newmarket, 5 June 2019

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:

Information regarding 2019 will be updated in due course 

Cllinical Skills Course for ST1 and ST2

Overview:

This  course open to East of England GP Trainees is fully funded by HEEEoE and 

The one day interactivecourse is designed to complement the current CSA course for ST3’s run through the East Anglia Faculty and in association with HEEEoE 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:

21 March 2019, British Racing School, Newmarket

25 April 2019, Trinity Conference Centre, Cambridge

6 June 2019, Keystone Innovation Centre, Thetford

17 May 2019, University of Ipswich Waterfront, Ipswich

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