Doctors beyond training – Practical tips for managing your first years out of training.

Screen Shot 2014-02-13 at 17.43.17This session is the first in a series I’m running for the Leicester Faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

The session will focus on the transition from trainee to independent practice which can be one of the most challenging times in a GP’s career. The changes in responsibility, workload, adapting to a new team and negotiating change are hard to develop as you find your feet.

The session will be fun and interactive and draw on my experience of coaching Doctors through this transition period. It will focus on some of the key areas of difficulty and offer practical advice on how to manage the change. We will be joined by Dr Liz Allen (salaried GP) of Park Avenue Medical Centre, Northampton who will share the experience of her first 2.5 years of independent practice.

7pm – 9.30pm March 20th 2014


Benefits of attending:

  • Improve your self awareness, awareness of others and managing your relationships.
  • Understand your role within team dynamics and cope with the internal politics
  • Identify your strengths & weaknesses and build a development plan

Designed specifically for RCGP First5 members. Locum, Salaried, Partnered or ST3 welcome.

To book onto the course visit the RCGP Leicester faculty website found HERE 

I’m working with the Royal College of Radiologists from 2014 -15 on a pilot mentoring scheme for new Consultants.

Screen Shot 2014-01-21 at 15.29.17As part of the College’s work to develop and support leadership in clinical radiology and clinical oncology, the RCR are running a pilot mentoring scheme for new consultants. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic people to join a national feasibility programme that aims to support new consultants as they move from training programme to their first consultant post. This pilot programme will run from May 2014 to May 2105.

I will be running the training for the mentors and mentees.

Potential Mentees: We are inviting applications from people who are new consultants or about to become consultants, (i.e. in the forthcoming nine months). Many of my clients who are making the transition from training programme to Consultant post find this period very challenging and full of unanticipated difficulties.

Potential Mentors: We need people with experience and seniority (over five years as a consultant) with an interest in people development. Being involved in this scheme will give you the opportunity to reflect and review your experience and offer insight into the learning gained, as well as developing your own mentoring skills.

Full details and submission form can be found on the RCR website HERE 

Deadline to submit your details – 28th February 2014.