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!

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

 

 

DATE

VENUE

TOPIC

TRAINER

NOTES

05.09.19

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 

12.09.19

NHH

 

CSA cases in trios


 

Julie

 

 

Small group work around CSA cases

Please bring along a video consultation to share with the group 
 

19.09.19

RGH

CSA introduction and tips from a CSA examiner

Video consultation analysis

Dr Mkie Thurgood, GP Trainer & CSA Examiner and Julie

Please bring along a video consultation to share with the group

 

 26.09.19 

RGH

Gynaecology CSA cases

Julie

Revise all common gynaecology problems 

 

03.10.19

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 

10.10.19

RGH

Two minute talks

(part 1)

Julie

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

17.10.19

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

 23.10.19

Weds

All day session

08.30 start

NHH 

Regional Study Day

Essential Dermatology Study Day 2

Primary Care Dermatology Society 

 All Trainees on the Gwent Scheme to attend

 

31.10.19

Half

 

 Term

 

Break

 

07.11.19

All day

 

NHH

 

 

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
 

14.11.19

PM only

 

NHH

Minor Surgery Part2

Joint injection workshop

Dr Paul Metcalfe

Dr Julie Keely

Practical Joint injection workshop

Please bring patella and stethoscope/exam kit

21.11.19

NHH

Regional Study Day

Dr Antony Lempert

Ethics

All Trainees on the Gwent Scheme to attend

28.11.19

 

RGH

 

 

Two minute talks

(part 2)

Julie

 

General and more challenging topics

05.12.19

 

RGH

Difficult CSA cases 

Julie

Tricky consultations 

Tips and hints

 

 

12.12.19

 

NHH

Ethical cases

 

Julie

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

 

19.12.19

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

 

 26.12.19

 

Happy Christmas 

Happy New Year 

Everyone

02.01.19

 

Happy Christmas 

Happy New Year 

Everyone

 

09.01.20

RGH

Clinical Governance

Julie

 

 

16.01.20

RGH

Cancer Care and the MacMillan Caner Care Toolkit for Primary Care

 

Anne-Marie Eliades

 

23.01.20

 

NHH

 

Apprasial and Revalidation

 

Julie

 

 

 30.01.20

NHH

Rheumatology minotiring DMARDs in practice

 

Dr Syed Ayas and Team

Essential course to enable you to proivde DMARDs enhanced service practice

 

06.02.20

RGH

Leadership and personality

Julie

 

13.02.20

NHH

 

Anticoagulation

Dr Sarah Lewis, Cons Haematologist

Essential to provide enhanced service in your future practice

20.02.20

 

 

NO VTS HALF TERM BREAK

 

 

27.02.20

RGH

Partnerships in General Practice

 

Julie

An insider’s view

05.03.20

RGH

Time Management.

 

Julie

 

 

12.03.20

NHH

Medical Politics

Dr Gareth Oelmann, GP

 

 

 

 

19.03.20

RGH Difficult CSA cases Julie More tricky consultations hints and tips

 

26.03.20

       

02.04.20

RGH

Getting a Job

Dr Rizwan Hossain

 

09.04.20

 

No VTS Easter Break

   

16.04.20

 

No VTS Easter Break

 

 

23.04.20

NHH

Basic Life Support Skills

Ms Donna Gair

Essential for ST3 sign off

30.04.20

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

07.05.20

RGH

 

Time Management

 

Julie

 

 

14.05.20

     

 

21.05.20

NHH

Dying Matters

Julie

 

 

 

28.05.20

 

No VTS - Half term break

 

 

04.06.20

RGH

Practice and Personal Finances

Andrew Morgan

 

 

11.06.20

Session starts at 13.30

NHH

Merit diabetes course (part 1).  Nationally accredited course in Diabetes

Ann Lewis, Senior Diabetes Education Nurse Facilitator.

Patient self managment/diet, new oral therapies update. MERIT is a national recognised course for individuals wishing to provide diabetic enhanced services in practice

 

17.06.20

Weds

NHH

 

Regional Study Day

Dermoscopy for absolute beginners

Primary Care Dermatology Society

All Trainees on the Gwent Scheme to attend

 

18.06.20

       

25.06.20

Session starts at 13.30

NHH

Merit Diabetes Course

(part 2)

Ann Lewis, Senior Diabetes Education Nurse Facilitator

Insulin therapy/types/regimes/titration and ongoing management

02.07.20

NHH

Final Session and Feedback.  Future Planning

 

Julie

Followed by social event  !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOOD LUCK !

KEEP IN TOUCH

JULIE, SASHA AND HELEN

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