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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.  


Women's Health Update (RCGP Event)

Wednesday 11th December 2019, 13:00-16:30

Mercure Wetherby, Wetherby

This is a half-day refresher course for GPs, GP registrars and Nurse Practitioners focussing on common female health issues that present in Primary Care.

Further details and bookings:  https://rcgpportal.force.com/s/lt-event?site=a0d0Y00000AeOP6QAN&id=a1U1i000000YXp6EAG


Primary Care Leadership Academy Programme 2020

January - July 2020, Leeds

This is a funded opportunity for aspiring and existing leaders to develop leadership skills whilst working in collaboration on a chosen project. The programme brings together three different health professionals from your practice including a Medic, Clinician and Manager (i.e. GP, Practice Nurse and Practice Manager), thus offering an innovative approach to enable multi-professional teams to learn and work together, delivering a positive impact for the individual, team, practice, and wider locality.

The programme is open to General Practice, Dental, Pharmacy and wider primary care teams who believe they will benefit from being part of the programme and who are ready to embrace organisational change. You will need to identify three multi-professional individuals from your practice organisation to attend (Medical, Clinical and Managerial – i.e. GP, Practice Nurse, Practice Manager or your equivalent).

Places are funded but this does not include costs relating to travel or backfill. 

The programme takes place at venues in Leeds on the following dates:

  • 15 January 2020
  • 11 February 2020
  • 11 March 2020
  • 8 April 2020
  • 6 May 2020
  • 4 June 2020
  • 15 July 2020 – evaluation event

Full details can be found in the information pack and applications need to be made via the expression of interest form at https://healtheducationyh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/triumvirate-programme-eoi


Medically unexplained symptoms in primary care – a practical guide (Hull York Medical School Event)

Wednesday 29th January 2020

HYMS Building,  York University

This full day workshop will be led by Dr Stella Morris, consultant liaison psychiatrist alongside several other members of the team at the Department of psychological medicine at Hull Royal Infirmary.   It aims provide GPs and GP registrars an opportunity to reflect on their experiences in dealing with patients who have MUS.  It will include communication and management strategies which give clinicians the tools and confidence to help their patients (and themselves) deal with chronic symptoms for which there is no identifiable organic cause.

Further details and bookings:  https://store.york.ac.uk/product-catalogue/hull-york-medical-school/hyms-short-courses/managing-medically-unexplained-symptoms-in-primary-care-a-practical-guide-york


An Introduction to Mindfulness (Hull York Medical School Event)

Thursday 19th 2020 March, 10:00-16:30

Hollies Park, Weetwood (between Headingley and Adel), Leeds

In recent years, mindfulness practice has been increasingly employed to alleviate a variety of mental and physical conditions. There is an increasing evidence base for its benefits.   This 1 day course, facilitated by a Clinical Psychologist, CBT Therapist and mindfulness teacher is specifically designed for primary care health professionals who wish to use mindfulness for their own personal benefit and to raise awareness of it as a potential support for patients.

Further details and bookings:  https://store.york.ac.uk/product-catalogue/hull-york-medical-school/hyms-short-courses/introduction-to-mindfulness