Webinars

Friday 27 March at 7.30pm – Knowledge Refresher Webinar (Supporting patients who are dying and death certification)

REGISTER HERE: Knowledge Refresher Course

  • 19:30 - 20:00 – DNA CPR and Advance Planning – Dr Sarah Millette
  • 20:10 - 20:40 – Recognising the Dying Patient & Palliation – Dr Catherine Ashton
  • 20:50 - 21:30 – Verification, Certification and the Law – Dr Sarah Millette

Presented by Dr Sarah Millette, ST7 in Geriatric Medicine. Previous Clinical Fellow for Supported Return to Training in Thames Valley. Sarah has twice returned to training and lived to tell the tale.

And by Dr Catherine Ashton, ST5 in Geriatric Medicine and representative on the Thames Valley Trainees Physician Committee, with a special interest in medical education

Facilitated by Dr Lizy Townshend, Clinical Fellow for Health Education England's Supported Return to Training (SuppoRTT) program; Dr Aimee Manicom, Clinical Fellow for Quality improvement at Health Education England (Thames Valley); and Ann Heath, SuppoRTT Manager for HEE Thames Valley.

Please note registration will close one hour before the sessions starts.  You will be sent a link to join the event (on Zoom) by email nearer the time. Please feel free to listen along in noisy environments as questions and answers are typed in.

 

Courses

Local Return to Work Courses


March Courses

Return to Practice Conference – Paediatrics – Bristol Zoo - Postponed (we will update you when we have more information)

 

SWell (South West Wellbeing) Conference – For all Trainees – Somerset Cricket Club, Taunton - Postponed (we will update you when we have more information)

Free one-day conference which is open to all trainees but will include focused SuppoRTT workshops.

  • Please click on: Programme of Events for more information.
  • Suitable for all trainees
  • Location: Somerset Cricket Club, St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JT
  • To book a place please click on the following link: Postponed
  • If you have any questions please email: swellconference@gmail.com

 

April Courses

Return to Work Course – Emergency Medicine, Medical, Paediatrics or Surgical Specialties – Gloucestershire Royal Hospital - Thursday, 2 April 2020 (10am to 4pm)

  • Free one-day course to support all doctors returning to emergency medicine, medical, paediatric or surgical specialties.
  • Programme includes:-
    • Hot topics
    • Top tips
    • Simulation
    • Practical skills
    • Insight from recent RTW Doctors
    • Separate Workshop for Consultants returned or returning in the morning session (10am-12pm)
  • Suitable for all trainees, fellows, consultants and non-consultant grades following time away from work.
  • Location: Redwood Education Centre, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
  • For more information and to book a place please email: emma.davis44@nhs.net

 

Return to Work Course – Anaesthetics, ACCS, Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics & GP Trainees in Hospital – Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital - Friday, 17 April 2020 (10am to 4pm)

  • Free one-day course to support all doctors returning to anaesthetics, emergency medicine, medical, paediatric or surgical specialties.
  • Programme includes:-
    • Simulation
    • Practical skills stations
    • Hot topics
    • Keeping up to date in a digital age
    • Practical advice on returning
  • Suitable for all trainees, fellows, consultants and non-consultant grades following time away from work.
  • Location: RILD, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Exeter
  • For more information and to book a place please email: SWRPTcourse@gmail.com

 

Supporting Professionals to Support Returning Medical Trainees – Torbay Hospital, Torquay - Postponed until Wednesday 21 October 2020 (9.30am to 4pm) 

 

  • Free regional study day for Medical Trainers (both Primary and Secondary Care) along with Medical Workforce/Human Resources, Hospital/GP Practice/Rota Managers, Postgraduate Team Managers and Occupational Health and any relevant professional involved in supporting PG medical trainees.
  • A full programme will be available in the next couple weeks.
  • Jointly hosted By Health Education England and Department of Postgraduate Medical Education, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
  • Speakers include:
    • Dr Indra Dey, Consultant Paediatrician, SuppoRTT Champion Torbay;
    • Dr Hiu Lam, Associate Dean for SuppoRTT;
    • Dr Anna Baverstock, Consultant Paediatrician, Lead for Senior doctor Wellbeing, Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust;
    • Dr Andrew Tresidder, GP & NHS Practitioner Health;
    • Anna Alexander, Medical Workforce & OD Business Partner, Torbay & South Devon NHSFT;
    • Dr Rebecca Pugsley, SuppoRTT Clinical Fellow and Medical Trainee Representations, Royal Devon & Exeter.
  • Location: TREC, Torbay Hospital, Torquay TQ2 7AA
  • For more information or to confirm your participation with dietary requirements please contact: Jan Morgan, Medical Education Manager email: jan.morgan@nhs.net

 

May Courses

Anaesthetic Association Core Topics Update - Sandy Park, Exeter - Friday, 1 May 2020 (9am-4.30pm)

  • One day conference - updates on all aspects of anaesthetics for all anaesthetists with a parent and child friendly breakout room linked to the main conference with audio visuals.  
  • Programme includes:-
    • Environmentally sustainable anaesthesia
    • SAFE Paediatric anaesthesia
    • Trauma calls and coagulation controversies
    • Pulmonary hypertension
    • Death for the anaesthetist
    • Opportunities to discuss returning to anaesthetics with fellow trainees during coffee and lunch breaks. 
  • Suitable for all trainees, fellows, consultant and non-consultant grades.
  • Location: Sandy Park, Exeter
  • For more information and to book a place please see the anaesthetic association website. If you are on parental leave this day can be used for study leave and paid for with your usual study budget. 
  • For additional information regarding the breakout room please email: Rebecca.pugsley@nhs.net

 

Return to Training Medical Conference 2020 – Royal United Hospital Bath, Postgraduate Centre - 19 May 2020 (9am to 5pm)

  • Free 1-day conference
  • Provisional programme:-
    • Cardiology update
    • Acute medicine update
    • Neurology update
    • Gastroenterology update
    • Respiratory update
    • Chaired panel discussion
    • Practical aspects of returning to work
    • a psychologists perspective
    • Medical simulation stations.
  • Suitable for all medical trainees
  • Location: Royal United Hospital Bath, Postgraduate Centre
  • For more information and to book a place please contact Abby Cannon or Zehra Mehdi via email: suppoRTT.wx@hee.nhs.uk

 

Return to Work Course - Emergency Medicine, Medical and Surgical Specialties – Southmead, Bristol - Friday, 22 May 2020

  • Free for all South West Trainees (£95 for out of area trainees)
  • Programme includes simulation, practical skills and supportive mentoring
  • Suitable for all trainees and locally employed doctors.
  • Location: The Clinical Simulation Space, Learning & Research Building, North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead, Bristol
  • For more information and to book a place please email: medicaleducationteam@nbt.nhs.uk

 

July Courses

Return to Work Course - Anaethesia – Southmead Hospital - Friday, 10 July 2020 (8.30am to 4.30pm)

  • Free for all Trainees (£95 for consultants)
  • Programme includes: -
    • TIVA
    • Trauma RIS
    • Paediatrics
    • Ultrasound guided lines & blocks
    • Airway
    • SIM - Paediatrics
    • Updates Lecture
    • Sim 1 & Wellbeing
    • Sim 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Suitable for all trainees and locally employed doctors (including consultants) in Anaesthesia and Emergency Department
  • Location: Learning & Research Building, North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital, Bristol
  • For more information and to book a place please email: sarahmortimer@doctors.org.uk

 

October Courses

Supporting Professionals to Support Returning Medical Trainees – Torbay Hospital – Wednesday 21 October 2020 (9.30am to 4pm)  

  • Free regional study day for Medical Trainers (both Primary and Secondary Care) along with Medical Workforce/Human Resources, Hospital/GP Practice/Rota Managers, Postgraduate Team Managers and Occupational Health and any relevant professional involved in supporting PG medical trainees.
  • A full programme will be available in the next couple weeks.
  • Jointly hosted By Health Education England and Department of Postgraduate Medical Education, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
  • Speakers include:
    • Dr Indra Dey, Consultant Paediatrician, SuppoRTT Champion Torbay;
    • Dr Hiu Lam, Associate Dean for SuppoRTT;
    • Dr Anna Baverstock, Consultant Paediatrician, Lead for Senior doctor Wellbeing, Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust;
    • Dr Andrew Tresidder, GP & NHS Practitioner Health;
    • Anna Alexander, Medical Workforce & OD Business Partner, Torbay & South Devon NHSFT;
    • Dr Rebecca Pugsley, SuppoRTT Clinical Fellow and Medical Trainee Representations, Royal Devon & Exeter.
  • Location: TREC, Torbay Hospital, Torquay TQ2 7AA
  • For more information or to confirm your participation with dietary requirements please contact: Jan Morgan, Medical Education Manager email: jan.morgan@nhs.net

 

The deanery websites also have lists of all events available to trainees within the region, some of which will be applicable to the return to work process:

If you are faculty for any other return-to-work courses in the South West, please do let us know. Email SuppoRTT.SW@hee.nhs.uk and we will add the details of the course to this information page.

 

Webinar's

 

National Return to Work Courses 

 

Below are links to of some of the courses currently available to trainees within other HEE LETB (Local Education and Training Board) areas. More information on these and other courses will be available via the national SuppoRTT website in the future. This is currently under development.

 

London and the South East

 

The North West

 

Thames Valley

 

Wales Deanery

Return to Work Course – Anaesthetics – University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff - Wednesday, 29 April 2020

  • Free one-day course to support all doctors returning to anaesthetics.
  • Programme includes:-
    • Simulation workshops in Paediatrics, Airway and TIVA
    • Practical advice on returning
  • Suitable for all trainees following time away from work.
  • Location: University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff
  • For more information and to book a place please email: Catrin Maidment

Wessex

 

West Midlands

  • PaedSiM – Return to Practice – Paediatrics – email the Simulation Fellow - ashish.patel3@nhs.net

 

Yorkshire and Humber

  • A full selection of return-to-work events and days are available. More information is available on the SuppoRTT YH page.

 

Courses run at multiple sites