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With hospital working environments becoming increasingly pressured, are you finding it difficult to manage your workload and your time?

Do you wonder if you’re leading your team effectively, or perhaps you’re curious about what kind of a leader you will be?

Have you come away from a conversation and thought ‘I didn’t quite get my point across’, or ‘I didn’t understand any of that’?

Our one-day non-clinical masterclasses cover 4 topic areas and can provide some answers. They complement your medical training and demonstrate practical skills to become successful in areas you might find challenging.


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Practical skills for... leadership and management for doctors 

This popular masterclass will look at both practical tips and tools which you can apply immediately to enable you to better plan, organise and prioritise your time, as well as exploring those behavioural changes that will help you feel more confident in delegating, communicating assertively with both colleagues and patients, negotiating and influencing.    



Practical skills for... improving personal leadership

In this new masterclass, we will turn the lens on ourselves as individual leaders, combining insight from psychometric tools with facilitated discussion, introspection and reflection.



Practical skills for... time management and taking control

This masterclass equips you with practical tips and tools to better plan, organise and prioritise your time. Helping you feel more confident in delegating and communicating assertively, with both colleagues and patients, are just some of the behavioural changes this masterclass will explore.    

View details for Thurs 12 November 2020, London


Practical skills for... effective communication

Communication is central to your work. Done well, it can improve efficiency, reduce medical errors, improve patient satisfaction and contribute to your wellbeing and working relationships.

Gain a greater understanding of your own communication style and where you can improve. Learn how to give and receive effective feedback, as well as develop your skills in presenting, building professional relationships and more.



Train the Trainer

This 2 day course is designed for those who want to deliver effective and engaging training sessions or workshops.

Learn to assess and manage the needs of your audience, set achievable learning outcomes and deliver on them. You will also explore the various learning styles, how to manage a range of delegates and what makes a successful learning environment.



Critical appraisal workshop - parts 1 and 2

Critical appraisal is about weighing up clinical research evidence critically to assess whether we believe it and whether it will benefit patients. It is a life skill relevant to all healthcare staff and students who need to read and understand research evidence as part of studies or within the workplace.

Part 1 will introduce you to the skills needed to review clinical research papers as well as develop an understanding of how to appraise a randomised controlled trial and a systematic review. The facilitator will introduce you to a number of resources and concepts available and support you in using a number of practical approaches to keep your new skills up to date and refreshed. 

Part 2 assumes some knowledge of critical appraisal and will expand on this through the introduction of screening and diagnostic tests as well as qualitative research papers. As with part 1, you will be introduced to a number of resources and concepts to take back to the workplace.


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