Workforce, training and education
East of England

Upcoming Dates for the Diary


General Internal Medicine

A list of GIM training days can be found here:

Other resources are available to help with your curriculum and portfolio needs.

The Royal College of Physicians hold regular events which may be of interest ( and so does the Royal Society of Medicine ( Both of these are very good for GIM teaching!

The British Medical Association has webinars and courses available for members, including on career development: http://
(Note - HEEOE provides free access to the BMJ Best Practice app, which is very useful on call, to all trainees whether or not they are BMA members.  Details here:


Geriatric Medicine

The British Geriatric Society also hold regular local and national meetings.  Full details are available here ( and include meetings on specialist areas, regional meetings, and anciliary skills (e.g. research, leadership, teaching, QI)

Some upcoming examples
- Leadership and Management Course (4-5/11/2023)
- 2023 Autumn Meeting (22-24/11/2023) 
- Movement Disorders (15/03/2024)

For other key geriatric medicine topics, consider:
- The Bone Research Society
- Futurelearn has a 4 week course about perioperative medicine (
- The UCLH institute of Neurology does an annual movement disorders course in Queens' Square (

Palliative Care
The End-of-life Care for All (e-ELCA) programme is an elearning library which provides over 180 different interactive elearning modules.  It is run through E-Learning For Healthcare and links automatically to your eportfolio.  We wouldn't recommend setting out to do all 180 modules but it is definitely worth having a look at what they include. SEE HERE

Research and Leadership Courses

Research Methodology Courses

The NIHR runs a "Good Clinical Practice" course aimed at proper recruitment and management of clinical trials - access here

The Cambridge Clinical Research Facility is a great place to do a research course, but tends to only have one per year so book early!

The University of Liverpool Research Methodology Course - check this link here regularly for details
Oxford Research Methods and Skills - access here

Leadership Courses 

Leadership course: the East of England now use The Leadership Ladder, an online course hosted on Bridge, as its a basic leadership course for ARCP requirements.  It is available here:

The NHS leadership academy also does training courses - their most basic offering is the Edward Jenner programme which is free and entirely online, for those who want a bit more of an involved experience.  For more information see here

The Next Step Programme is a nine month course funded by HEE EOE aimed at registrars within 2 years of CCT who want to further build on their leadership experience. It is only open for applications once a year and is competitive (70 places for all of the East of England) so think about applying early! For more information, click here!

Medical Education Courses

LEAF and LEAF-BUD courses

HEE East of England has two simultaneous courses running called "Learning to be Educators And Facilitators" (LEAF) and LEAF-Basics-Underpinning-Delivery (LEAF BUD)


Otherwise do bear in mind that EOE does offer bursaries for Postgraduate Certificates/Diplomas/Masters. LOOK HERE



26th September 2023

Location - CUH 

19th October 2023

Location: NNUH

17th November 2023

Location: Ipswich

22nd January 2024

Location: Peterborough 

February 28th 2024 (cancelled due to industrial action)

Topic: "-ologies" (specialty medicine for the geriatric patient)
Location: King's Lynn

15th March 2024

Location: Stevenage

25th April 2024

Location: Watford

17th May 2024


Get your research and QI abstracts ready!

21th June 2024

Location: Southend 

16 July 2024 (rescheduled from Feburary)

Location: King's Lynn

27th September 2024

Location: Chelmsford

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