Gwent and South Powys GP Training Scheme
Gwent and South Powys GP Training Scheme

If you have a problem or query with your training, please contact Helen Drummond or Julie in the first instance. For information about booking OOH, please look at the ST2 page. You are invited to attend all the ST study days which are on a 3 year rolling programme and constitute part of your VTS attendance.

The half day release sessions are held at either the Education Centre, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny or The Friars Postgraduate Centre, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. On occasions some sessions may be at different venues.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES:

All whole day sessions are highlighted in RED on the timetable below

THIS TIMETABLE MAY CHANGE, SO PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE REGULARLY

Please note the venue, as quite often registrars go to the wrong place!

 

NHH

DATE

VENUE

TOPIC

TRAINER

NOTES

06.09.18

Starts 14.00 (13.30 for lunch)

NHH

Welcome to ST 3 

Consultation structure and tips for  CSA 

Julie

Welcome back.

Let's time travel through the consultation  and

plan your programme for the year 

13.09.18

NHH

CSA introduction and tips from a CSA examiner

Video consultation analysis


 

 

 

Dr. Julie Grigg

GP trainer and CSA Examiner

and Julie 

Please bring along a video consultation to share with the group 

2 groups

20.09.18

RGH

CSA cases in trios

Julie

Small group work around CSA cases

Weds

 26th   Sept  

All day session 

NHH

Dermatology Study Day 

Various speakers form Primary Care

Dermatology Society

Excellent update on common aspects of dermatology delivered by nationally respected speakers 

 

4.10.18

RGH

Gynaecology CSA cases

Julie

Revise all common gynaecology problems 

 

11.10.18

NHH

Musculoskeletal CSA cases

Clinical Examination Skills

 

Dr Paul Metcalfe

Julie 

An opportunity to revise your MSK examination skills 

and cover an area which is always in the CSA 

 

18.10.18

RGH

Two minute talks

(part 1)

Julie

Can you explain issues clearly  to patients in 2 minutes?Speciality specific themes 

 24.10.18

Weds

All day session

09.20 start

NHH 

Gastro Regional Study Day

Various. 

 

 

1.11.18

NHH

 

 

 

Cardiobetic CSA skills and examination

 

 

 

Dr Randeep Matharu

 

Brush up on your clinical examination skills in a small group

Please bring patella and stethoscope/exam kit

8.11.18

half

term 

break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.11.18

All day session 

 

NHH

All Day

 

Minor Surgery Part 1 Enhanced service, Lesion recognition & practical workshop

Dr Paul Metcalfe

Dr Pamela Cribb

Dr Julie Keely

 

You must attend both days to gain certification for the course
 

22.11.18

NHH

Minor Surgery Part2

Joint injection workshop

Dr Paul Metcalfe

Dr Julie Keely

Practical Joint injection workshop

Please bring patella and stethoscope/exam kit

29.11.18

 

RGH

 

 

Two minute talks

(part 2)

Julie

 

 

General and more challenging topics

06.12.18

 

RGH

Difficult CSA cases 

Julie

Tricky consultations 

Tips and hints

 

 

13.12.18

 

NHH

Ethical cases

 

Julie

bring along your ethical dilemmas and discuss ethical scenarios commonly encourtered in CSA

 

20.12.18

 

No VTS today - Session Cancelled

 To be rearranged

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Christmas 

Happy New Year 

Everyone

03.01.19 NHH Clinical Governance

Julie

 

 

 

10.01.19

RGH

Neurolinguistic Programming

 

Dr Shamim Hussain

Sham is a former trainee from the scheme

 

Sham is the only NLP Master Practitioner in Wales.  Gain a different perspective on communication skills

 

 

17.01.19

RGH

Difficult CSA cases

 

Julie

More tricky consultations

Hints and tips

24.01.19

 

NHH

 

Apprasial and Revalidation

 

Julie

 

 

31.01.19

 

NHH

Rheumatology minotiring DMARDs in practice

Session cancelled to due adverse weather forecast

 

Dr Syed Ayas and Team

To be rearranged.

Essential course to enable you to proivde DMARDs enhanced service practice

07.02.19

 

NHH

Leadership and personality

Julie

 

14.02.19

 

NHH

 

Anticoagulation

Dr Sarah Lewis, Cons Haematologist

Essential to provide enhanced service in your future practice

21.02.19

 

 

 

NO VTS HALF TERM BREAK

 

 

 

28.02.19

NHH

Partnerships in General Practice

 

Julie

An insiders view

07.03.19

 

TBA

 

 

 

 

 

14.03.19

 

TBA

 

 

 

 

20.03.19

Weds

All day

 

NHH

Regional Study Day

Psychiatry

Various

All Trainees on the Gwent Scheme to attend

28.03.19

 

NHH

Rheumatology monitoring DMARDs in practice

Dr Syed Ayas and Team

Essential course to enable you to provide DMARDs enhanced service practice
04.04.19 RGH Getting a Job Dr Rizwan Hossain  
11.04.19 NHH Basic Life Support Skills Ms Donna Gair Essential for ST3 sign off
18.04.19   No VTS Easter Break    
25.04.19   No VTS Easter Break    

02.05.19

afternoon only

 

03.05.19

full day

RGH

Child Health Surveillance Course including Level 3 Safeguarding Children Training

 

 Various Speakers

This course is available free of charge to all Gwent GP Trainees

09.05.19

 

NHH

 

Social Prescribing

 

Jade Sallis & Perminderjit Mudher, Social Prescribers, Torfaen

Enabling GPs to refer people to a range of local, non clinical services

16.05.19

 

 

 

 

23.05.19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30.05.19

 

 

No VTS - Half term break

 

 

06.06.19

RGH

Practice and Personal Finances

Andrew Morgan

 

 

13.06.19 NHH Gender issues and management in GP Dr Sophie Quinney, Welsh Gender Team Sophie is a former Gwent Trainee
20.06.19        
27.06.19        

04.07.19

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.07.19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.07.19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOOD LUCK 

KEEP IN TOUCH 

JULIE, SASHA AND HELEN 

X X X

 

 

 

 

 
Half day release sessions start at 2pm, please be prompt.

 A sandwich lunch is provided from 1.30pm. Finish time is 5pm

If you cannot attend a session, please let us know. Contact:

Helen.Drummond@wales.nhs.uk

or the Programme Directors:

keely.julie@yahoo.co.uk

sashacrobinson@btinternet.com

You may also contact the scheme staff at:

admin@gwentandsouthpowysgpscheme.co.uk
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