New to Practice GP Educational Sessions

Next Dates

14 November 2023, 2-4 pm
Conflict resolution
Nottingham Castle Lawn Tennis Club, Tennis Drive, The Park, Nottingham, NG7 1AE

Do you ever find yourself caught in conflict with colleagues or patients at work? Join us for our CPD event on conflict resolution with a guest speaker from the LMC, Michael Wright. This session aims to equip you with the principles of conflict resolution, strategies to prevent aggression escalation and tips for enhancing your communication skills:

  • Understanding Conflict Resolution Principles: Learn how to identify potential sources of conflict in a healthcare setting and explore the psychological aspects of conflicts.
  • Preventing Aggression Escalation: Acquire practical strategies to prevent conflicts from escalating into aggressive situations. Discover techniques to de-escalate tense moments with patients, their families, or colleagues while ensuring a safe and respectful environment for all.
  • Effective Communication Tips: Enhance your communication skills by learning how to express yourself assertively, actively listen to others, and show empathy during challenging interactions.

Don’t miss this opportunity to strengthen your conflict resolution skills and improve communication in your medical practice.

12 December 2023, 7-9pm
Winter Social
Framework Knitters Museum in Ruddington, Chapel Street, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6HE

The Phoenix Programme New to Practice Educator team are pleased to invite you to our winter social event. This will be a great opportunity for you to:

  • Connect with fellow New to Practice GPs and the New to Practice Educator team with this ideal networking opportunity.
  • Build valuable connections that can support your career growth and personal development as well as discuss how to get the most out of your New to Practice time
  • Discover the full scope of benefits the Phoenix Programme has to offer including supporting you after completing your New to Practice Fellowship
  • Enjoy good food and drink (please let us know your dietary preferences)

23 January 2024
Pensions and Investments for GPs
Virtual event via Zoom

Discover the power of financial planning and investment as a GP in our exclusive online afternoon session, “Pensions and Investments for GPs.” Designed specifically for GPs in the New to Practice program, this session will provide you with the tools and insights to consider the importance of investment and long-term financial planning. Join our expert in investment and pensions for GPs as they unravel the mysteries of GP pensions and delve into the world of additional pensions and long-term investments.

20 February 2024, 2-4pm
New to Partnership
Virtual event via Zoom

We invite you to join us for an informative education event focused on GP partnerships. This session is tailored for those thinking about partnership soon (and the not so soon) and newly appointed GP partners. This session with cover:

  • what it means to be a GP partner
  • the advantages/ disadvantages
  • the funding structure/ practice income
  • insights into the GP partnership agreement

This introductory event will help provide you with increased confidence to navigate the world of GP partnerships successfully.

19 March 2023
Negotiation and Assertiveness
Nottingham Castle Lawn Tennis Club, Tennis Drive, The Park, Nottingham, NG7 1AE

Join us for an engaging teaching session on the New to Practice Programme, focused on the essential skills of negotiation and assertiveness. This face-to-face interactive session provides a unique opportunity for General Practitioners (GPs) to enhance their abilities in navigating challenging situations both with patients and colleagues. During the session, you will explore the language and techniques used to assertively communicate your needs and concerns. You will also learn effective strategies for handling conflicts and negotiations, whether they involve patients, contracts, or working practices. By developing these skills, you can ensure resilience, fair remuneration, and a balanced workload.

For any information about the sessions or to sign up, email us.


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