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External Events and Training

This is where you can find details of events and training for general practice organised by providers other than the LMC. Please contact the event organiser(s) with any queries about the events on this page.

Employment Issues in Primary Care – Webinar 

Thursday 20th May, 13:00-14:00

In this free session Hempsons Associate Lucy Miles will cover managing employee capability issues including short and long term sickness absence as well as a case law update covering some recent decisions for Practices to be aware of. The live session will be followed by a Q&A.

Once you have registered, you will be sent details of how to join the event.

Free event run by Hempsons. Online registration

Enabling NHS Resilience Hubs: Staff Support post Covid-19 - Webinar

Wednesday 26th May, 12:30-13:30

Find out how you can access and engage with mental health support, and develop similar support services to meet NHS England and NHS Improvement’s guidelines. Key learning outcomes:
- Adapt your service to support staff wellbeing in the aftermath of the pandemic
- Utilise hubs and digital tools to support your staff and their families’ wellbeing
- Ensure engagement in staff wellbeing in the years following the pandemic

Led by the team at the Greater Manchester Resilience Hub from Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and with input from Byron George, CEO at PCMIS, this webinar will enable you to put staff wellbeing at the centre of your service.

Free event run by SBK Healthcare. Full details and online registration.

Spire Free Primary Care Online Education

Spire are offering free education sessions for GPs and nursing staff over Zoom. All the sessions carry CPD points with certificates, and there is no limit to the number you can sign up to. The full schedule with booking links is below:

Thursday 27th May, 6.30-7:30pm - Achilles Tendon update (Orthopaedics), Mr Javed Salim -  https://spirehealthcare.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkfuCsrjMoHtX11WmL2lhVPsm2Tsryh_Ss

Wednesday 2nd June, 6.30-7.30pm - Endometriosis Update / What's new in Sexually Transmitted infections and HIV (Gynaecology / Genito-Urinary Medicine), Mr Kevin Phillips / Dr Uday Joshi - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Wednesday 16th June, 7.00-8.00pm - Gastro Common Conditions; Red Flags (Gastroenterology), Dr George Abouda - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Wednesday 30th June, 7.00-8.00pm - Continence Options (Gynaecology), Mrs Pooja Balchandra - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Thursday 1st July, 7.00-8.00pm -  Assessment of abdominal pain (Paediatrics), Dr Vishal Mehta - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Thursday 8th July, 7.00-8.00pm -  Diabetes in Children (Paediatrics), Dr Verghese Mathew - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Wednesday 14th July, 7.00-8.00pm - Opioid Reduction in Chronic Pain (Pain Management), Dr Swaroop Sampu -  https://spirehealthcare.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkfuCsrjMoHtX11WmL2lhVPsm2Tsryh_Ss  

Thursday 9th September, 7.00-8.00pm - Update on the Management of Migraine within Primary Care (Neurology), Professor Fayyaz Ahmed - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Tuesday 5th October, 7.00-8.00pm - Session 1 - Common ENT problems and their management/ Open Q's & A's (ENT), Mr Paddy Jassar - Save the date - Registration opening soon

Tuesday 26th October, 7.00-8.00pm - Session 2 - Common ENT problems and their management/ Open Q's & A's (ENT), Mr Paddy Jassar  - Save the date - Registration opening soon

View the Spire Primary Care Education Programme web page

Suicide Prevention Training 

Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership, suicide prevention programme are promoting the #TalkSuicide campaign, a FREE online suicide prevention training course. 
One life lost through suicide is one too many. According to the Office for National Statistics, there were 5,691 suicides registered in England and Wales in 2019 – which amounts to around one death by suicide every 90 minutes. Yorkshire and Humber have the highest rates of suicide in the country and 2 out of 3 people who die by suicide are not known to or in receipt of mental health services.

The #TalkSuicide training will only take around 20 minutes to complete, and will teach you to:
•             SPOT the signs when someone is experiencing suicidal thoughts
•             SPEAK to an individual in a supportive manner
•             SIGNPOST an individual to the correct services and support

You will receive a certificate after completing the training. If you require any more information on the #TalkSuicide campaign or want to find out more on the training, please visit www.talksuicide.co.uk.    

#Caring4NHSPeople Wellbeing Webinars

Weekly webinars for people with a role in workforce, occupational health, organisational development, leadership, trade union support or other area that is supporting the wellbeing of our NHS people during and following the Covid-19 response. All are welcome to join NHS England and Improvement’s weekly virtual sessions. Follow the session live or watch a recording later. The sessions will be held on the second Wednesday of the month between 4pm and 5pm.

Sign up for the webinars here.  ​​​​​​

Haxby Training Diary Spring 2021

Haxby Group's training diary for spring 2021 includes primary care courses for the first quarter of the year. 

Some courses are being held via Zoom with others in person in Hull and York - please check for details. 

Full details including dates, pricing and booking information can be found by downloading the training diary