February 2020 Newsletter

2020 Wessex Public Health Conference

‘Joining Forces for Wellbeing’ is taking place on Weds 25th March 2020 at St Mary’s Football Stadium, Southampton. See this flyer for further information, and reserve your place here.


GP Train the Trainer Event – 26 Feb 2020

The RCGP and Cancer Research UK are running an evening session on “Primary Care & Cancer Matters” at Bournemouth University on 26th Feb. Please see this flyer and agenda for the evening. Please reserve your place here.


National Performers List Applications

All those trainees who need to apply, please complete this GP Trainee Declaration of Fitness to Practice document and return it to gp.wx@hee.nhs.uk. If you have already successfully applied online, please also complete the form for Health Education Wessex records. There is a 3 month grace period to end of April 2020, and you can check here: https://www.performer.england.nhs.uk/


Supported Return to Training for Academic Trainees

There are now new guidelines and FAQs from NIHR, with full details on the website. On return from your academic block, you will need a pre-absence meeting with your educational supervisor, 10-12 weeks before your planned absence, and complete a pre-absence form to be uploaded to your ePortfolio. This may also include an Individualised Action Planner (IAP). All queries to support.wx@hee.nhs.uk.

SuppoRTT Guidance document


Out of Hours for GP Trainees

Telephone Triage & Consultation Skills training is now being run in February, March and April. Please see this flyer for further details.


FAQs for Safeguarding

Please see this FAQs document regarding adult and child safeguarding.


Support for Doctors

Please see the Support for Doctors website which includes useful links to resources for doctors who are experiencing difficulties.

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