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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.

Hull Medical Society hosting: How to Beat Stress with Breathing and Mindfulness

Date and Time: Friday, 15th January, 7.00 – 8.15pm, Virtual Platform (Zoom)

Speaker: Michelle Shenton, Senior Instructor and Founder of Lion Heart Hot Yoga Hull (hotyogahull.co.uk)

Further Details:

Long-term stress even at low levels can lead to inflammation throughout the body, and cause or exacerbate multiple health problems. Aside from mental health conditions, insomnia and headaches, stress is related to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, asthma, skin, hair, hormonal and digestive problems, and a lowered immune response.

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly increased our stress levels in some way or other. As Michelle will explain, the good news is that we have all the built-in tools we need to be able to manage our stress. You will learn some of the science behind the benefits of focusing on our breathing and being mindful of our thoughts. There will also be a practical demonstration of guided relaxation at the end of the talk.

Michelle is an ex-police officer and now expert Bikram (hot) Yoga instructor. She has trained with yoga instructors from Manchester United and City Football Clubs, as well as in Thailand. Michelle also works with service users from the charity P.A.U.L For Brain Recovery where she delivers guided meditation sessions.

Register here

Mental Health and Learning Disability Clinical Assemblies 

Thursday 21st January 2021 at 12 noon – 1pm via MS Teams 

The first session will focus on the important work that needs to take place to improve the physical health of people with severe mental illness. Dr Dan Burningham who is a General Practitioner and Mental Health Programme Director with NHS City & Hackney CCG will be talking about their innovative work that has resulted in them achieving very high rates of concordance with the 6 physical health checks for people with SMI.  The NHS City & Hackney CCG were HSJ winners last year because of this work.  

Dan has agreed to come and speak about this work and the improvements they are making to the physical health of people with SMI in their area. He is a very engaging speaker and this talk is highly recommended for anyone involved or interested in this work.

Friday 5th February 2021, 12 noon – 1.30pm via MS Teams 

The second Clinical Assembly will again be focussing on mental health at a primary care level and includes the following three speakers:

- Dr Dan Roper, Chair of Hull CCG

- Geoff Day, Head of Primary Care (North Yorkshire & Humber) NHS England and NHS Improvement and Director of Primary Care (NHS North Lincolnshire CCG)

- Anna Morgan, Business Manager at NAViGO, who will be talking about mental health initiatives at a PCN level in North East Lincolnshire

If you would like to join the Clinical Assemblies and have not yet received the meeting invitations, please email hnf-tr.hcvmhpmo@nhs.net

#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.  ​​​​​​


Work, Worklessness and wellbeing – Covid19 and beyond

The Society of Occupational Medicine with PHE wishes to support employers and employees to be Covid secure and maintain health and wellbeing during the pandemic and beyond. We also want policy makers to think about key challenges employers and employees are facing during the pandemic and beyond. They are hosting a series of webinars on key issues with follow up briefing sheets for employers, line managers and employees - that can support employee wellbeing, productivity and avoid legal challenge.

Who is it for?

  • employers and employees from businesses, large and small.
  • professionals working in healthcare, public health, occupational health, and human resources
  • policy makers

The project is guided by a steering group that comprises experts and employers’ organisations.

Webinars are free - follow this link to book the webinars listed below.

1) 21st Jan 2-4pm Support for business to build back better- the benefits of age diversity

2) 28th Jan 2-4pm Refreshing your approach to workplace diversity and inclusion post-2020

3) 4th Feb 2-4pm Managing job insecurity and creating better quality work

4) 11th Feb 2-4pm Managing stress, burnout and fatigue in health and social care

5) 24th Feb 2-4pm Promoting workplace health and wellbeing in Covid-19 and beyond

6) 3rd March 2-4pm Developing a Covid secure health and wellbeing strategy

7. 10th March 2-4pm Managing change – from restructuring, redundancy to home working


Haxby Training Diary Winter 2021

Haxby Group's training diary for winter 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

The UK General Internal Medicine Conference 2021

2nd - 3rd March 2021
Now being held virtually

This event will provide two days of intensive General Medical CPD for today’s Physician. UKGIM provides a comprehensive update for all those involved in the care of patients with GIM needs. It features multiple live virtual lecture theatres running concurrently, with dozens of presentations from experts in their fields, covering all aspects of General Internal Medicine. Presentations are repeated so that delegates can mix and match which ones they attend to construct their own bespoke programme of CPD.

Full details can be found at https://ukgim.com/ and tickets and pricing details can be found at https://ukgim.com/visiting/delegate-tickets-and-pricing