Exam Support Workshops

To access an Exam Support Workshop, you must first complete a PSW Self-Referral : Form E.


When are the Exam Support Workshops being run?

Exam Support Workshop Dates and Times

The workshop is a full-day course.

Start time: 09:00 registration for 09:30 start      Finish time: Approximately 16:30

Date Location Status Link
Friday 23 August 2019 West Wing Victoria House, Cambridge Booking opens 13/02/19 https://healtheducationyh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/exam-support-workshop-booking-form-23-august-2019
Friday 15 November 2019 West Wing Victoria House, Cambridge Booking opens 13/04/19 https://healtheducationyh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/exam-support-workshop-booking-form-15-november-2019

We are in the process of organising dates for 2020.

Who runs the workshop?

The workshop is to be facilitated by Sally Storr in conjunction with Hammet Street Consultants and the Professional Support and Well-being Service

The workshop is open to 16 trainees. 

Who can attend?

To be eligible for the workshop, you will need to meet some of the following criteria:

  • Health Education England East of England doctor or dentist in training
  • Have had multiple attempts but struggled to pass (part of) an exam
  • Experiencing anxiety around exams which may be effecting clinical work/exam preparation


Where are the workshops held?

2-4 Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5XB

What is the structure of the workshop?

The session is interactive and varied in it's activities. These may include:

  • Group discussions
  • Case Studies
  • Experiential individual exercises
  • Presentations
What is the focus of the workshop?

The workshop will focus on a variety of aspects to exam preparation, which includes:

  • Practical Guidance for exam revision including time management to support study and prioritisation in context of work/life issues.
  • Generic Exam revision techniques
  • Managing Self – sleep, care of self during exam times
  • Coping Strategies relating to exam anxiety
  • Placing exam success in the bigger picture of life
  • Opportunities for peer networking and support
Is the workshop specific to my specialty?

No. There will be trainees attending from a range of specialties in the workshop. 

The workshop focuses on generic exam workshop techniques and strategies.

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