Please note that most face to face courses are currently suspended. We and our partners are developing remote, virtual models to allow access to workshops flexibly. If you are registered to attend one of our courses, are on a waiting list or on our expression of interest list, we will contact you when further details are available.

Courses and Conferences

 

Course Name

Description

How to book

Contact

Leading through Education for Excellent Patient Care (LEEP) 

 

The LEEP course is a NEW interactive Leadership course that has been developed by HEE London. It will be delivered in local NHS Trusts, Primary Care and HEE London, is suitable for all NHS staff and is complimentary to leadership training in organisations. The course is delivered over 4 webinars and participants will learn through sharing their experiences and understanding of concepts in discussions and gain practical experience of positive change with a quality improvement project. The course is approved and free to access for London postgraduate medical trainees, and other Leadership courses will only be funded if LEEP is unavailable. For further information, please Click here

 

Please contact Yara Alafandi

LEEP@hee.nhs.uk

Yara Alafandi

LEEP@hee.nhs.uk

 

Understanding dyslexia: a workshop for dyslexic trainees

 

This is a half-day workshop for foundation doctors, trainees and other healthcare professionals in training who are dyslexic.  

It will cover some of the basics about what dyslexia is and how it may manifest in adults and what can help dyslexic trainees. We advocate a strengths-based approach to neurodivergence and the workshop offers a safe, supportive and confidential space for trainees to share experiences and resources, ask questions and offer support to peers. 

Date and time: Tuesday 21st June,  9am - 1pm 

Via Zoom

 

You can book by using the link below

https://london.hee.nhs.uk/dyslexia-doctors-workshop

psu.lase@hee.nhs.uk 

Dyslexia Peer Support Group 

This half-day session is suitable for medical and dental trainees who have been diagnosed with dyslexia and who have attended the Introduction to Dyslexia workshop

It will offer the opportunity for trainees to connect with others to share experiences, learning and resources in small groups 

Trainees are welcome to attend as often as they wish

Date and time: TBC 

 

You can book by using the link below

https://london.hee.nhs.uk/dyslexia-doctors-workshop

psu.lase@hee.nhs.uk

The Consultant Interview: preparing for success 

This half-day virtually-facilitated workshop, delivered by HEE London Careers Team, is targeted to trainee doctors whom are due to CCT within the next 18 months or, are within 3 month of having achieved CCT. ​The workshop takes you through a series of practical steps to ensure you are well-prepared for the consultant selection process. The small group size - plus virtual breakout rooms - allows the opportunity to polish up your interview techniques, and give and receive feedback on mock interview responses. The workshop aims to not only help you identify a plan of action to prepare for success, but also to gain the confidence needed for a compelling interview. 

For further information and to book a place click 'Book online'

Date and time:

Tue 28th June 2022 (9.30am-1.00pm)

Thurs 18th August 2022 (13.30pm-17.00pm)

Please note: places allocated on a first come first served basis and are not allocated immediately - definite email confirmation of a place will be given subsequent to booking by the Careers Admin Team

 

You can book by using the link below:

The Consultant Interview - Preparing for Success June & Aug 2022 | London (hee.nhs.uk)

Careers Unit

Careerscoachingevents@hee.nhs.uk 

NEW - Virtual Peer Support Group for International Medical Graduates in a Training Post 

We will be starting a new facilitated and confidential virtual peer support group for International Medical Graduate trainees working in London and the South East.

The first session will be on Tuesday 15th June 2021 (18:00hrs – 19:30hrs) and be facilitated by Dr Ali Hassas, an Associate Dean at the PSU.

The aim of the group is to provide a confidential, relaxed, safe and supportive space to connect with other International Medical Graduate colleagues, away from your usual work environment.  

There will be a chance to: 

  • share experiences, dilemmas or ideas  

  • hear from others who may be experiencing similar situations 

  • offer mutual support and advice to colleagues if requested 

Booking form is now CLOSED

PSU team

psu.lase@hee.nhs.uk 

Virtual Session

Open MIC (Mock Interview Clinics) - Virtual session for consultant interview practice
 

The HEE Careers London & KSS team are running mock interview clinic for London & KSS trainees across all medical specialties who are within 18 months of CCT. Each Open MIC session will enable participants to practise in small groups of peers, and gain feedback on answering different types of questions they can expect at consultant interviews. Further information and to book a place, click 'Book online' tab.

Thursday 28th July  (10:00am - 12:30pm) 

Tuesday 13th September (14:00pm - 16:30pm)

 

You can book by using the link below:

Open MIC - Consultant Interview Practice July Sept 2022 | London (hee.nhs.uk)

Careers Unit

Careerscoachingevents@hee.nhs.uk 

 

FY1 Speciality Options webinar

Wondering how to go about making an informed decision about your options after completing Foundation training? 

Career Planning webinars for all London & KSS foundation doctors are currently booking for June. These 1 hour webinars, delivered by the HEE Careers London team, will include key information advice and guidance on what to consider around speciality choice. 

Mon 20th June 2022 (14.00-15.00pm)

Mon 27th June 2022 (18.00-19.00pm)

You can book by using the link below:

NEW 2022 - FY1 Speciality Options webinar | London (hee.nhs.uk)

Careers Unit

Careerscoachingevents@hee.nhs.uk 

F3 Options Webinar

What may be the best way to plan and take advantage of opportunities within your F3 year or beyond?

F3 Options webinars for all London & KSS foundation doctors are currently booking for June. These 1 hour webinars, delivered by the HEE Careers London team, will include key information advice and guidance on what to consider to make the most of your F3 year including travel/volunteering abroad, fellowships, further study/qualifications and non-training options. 

Tue 21st June 2022 (14.00-15.00pm)

Tue 28th June 2022 (18.00-19.00pm)

You can book by using the link below:

NEW 2022 - F3 Options webinar | London (hee.nhs.uk)

Careers Unit

Careerscoachingevents@hee.nhs.uk

NEW - Virtual Session

AKT Exam Preparation Workshop

The workshop aims to provide an understanding of the working of the AKT examination and how to prepare for it using the core objectives outlined below: 

  • To share a broad overview of the AKT examination in the wider context of general practice 
  • To help candidates appreciate how questions are typically constructed and presented 
  • To encourage candidates to find successful learning and revision strategies and to enhance their examination technique 
  • To highlight the impact of dyslexia and how the exam can accommodate this and other disabilities 

Thursday 19th May 2022 & Thursday 26th May 2022 (09:30 - 12:30) This workshop runs over two half days and requires attendance on both half days - delivered online.

 

Bookings closed

SCCLS Team

 

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

Virtual Session

Stress and Examinations

This two-hour virtual session will be facilitated by an experienced CBT practitioner and provides techniques for dealing with anxiety and stress in the lead up to and during exams.  

Monday 6th June (14:00 - 16:00)

Thursday 16th June (15:00 - 17:00)

Book online

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

Virtual Session

Assertiveness in Clinical Practice

This virtual workshop (2.5 hour session) aims to help you to express your needs and opinions more confidently to others whilst reducing the chances of confrontation and conflict. It will provide you with practical advice on saying what you want and dealing calmly with other people’s reactions in a range of situations.

*New date* -  TBC

Express your interest

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

Virtual Session

Exam Preparation Workshop

This multi-professional workshop aims to support trainees in preparation for their higher exams, including those who have been unsuccessful in previous examination attempts. It will cover areas including revision, planning and preparation strategies, exam techniques and performance anxiety.

*New date* -  TBC

 

Express your interest

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

NEW - Virtual Session

Individual session - Specialist communication skills and linguistic support (SCCLS)

An individual two-hour session, currently being delivered via a virtual platform, working with a specialist educator and/or linguist and specialist role player as required to develop your communication skills for clinical practice

Healthcare professionals typically apply for an individual session to:

  • develop skills to navigate difficult conversations

  • explore linguistic or cultural issues which may be impacting on communication

  • respond to the outcome of an ARCP, appraisal, or revalidation

  • improve exam performance

  • address needs identified through feedback from colleagues and educator

Bookings open for May and June

Times available: 

09:30 - 11:30

12:00 - 14:00

14:30 - 16:30

 

Book online

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

Virtual Session

Developing your English for Clinical Practice

This is a two-day course delivered via a virtual platform, will enable individuals to learn about ways to use the workplace resources to develop their English 'on the job' and have the opportunity to practice situations they find challenging.  The sessions are facilitated by specialist linguists who can give feedback on language, cultural factors, pronunciation, as well as professional communication skills.

Attendance is required on both days.

Date and time: TBC

 

Express your interest

 

 

V-space for SuppoRTT trainees

A series of four group coaching and peer support sessions for doctors returning to training after taking time out. The small groups run for 2.5 hours every fortnight and are led by a senior group coach from the Professional Support Unit’s Coaching Service. Sessions include:

 

  • Guest speaker slots ‘in conversation with’ trainees who have experienced typical challenges related to returning to training. They will share what they learned and the strategies and approaches they found useful.
  • Small, closed group working together every fortnight over a series of four sessions.
  • WhatsApp group for connecting with peers in between sessions.
  • Tools & resources circulated after each session to support your learning and group engagement. 

     

A set of annotated slides following each session to support your learning and group engagement. 

 

For more information and to book your place please click here.

SuppoRTT Team

srtt.lase@hee.nhs.uk

Enhancing your Consultation Skills

Explore models of consultation, reflect on your challenges and practise tailored scenarios with specialist role players while developing your peer observation and feedback skills.

This is a two-day course.

Express your interest for courses in 2022

 

Express your interest

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

English Pronunciation for Clinical Practice: accent reduction for non-native speakers

Communicating clearly and confidently is essential. Even if your knowledge of English is excellent, you may sometimes have difficulty making yourself understood, or notice that colleagues often ask you to repeat what you have said.

The course is open to all languages and will be facilitated by a phonetics expert. You will have the opportunity to address any specific challenges that you have experienced in spoken communication.

Express your interest for courses in 2022

 

Express your interest

 

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk

Influence of Culture on Communication

 

This is a full day workshop (09:00 - 17:00) which addresses the impact of language & culture on communication.

Aims

  • To raise awareness of the ways in which communication is influenced by culturally specific values and sociolinguistic behaviours

  • To support participants in identifying and addressing individual challenges

  • To consider how intercultural competence can be applied in the context of clinical practice

Express your interest for courses in 2022

 

Express your interest

SCCLS Team

commskills.lase@hee.nhs.uk