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Articles tagged with "Continuing professional development (CPD)"

Guide to setting up a Self-Directed Learning Group

Don't know where to start? This handy guide explains all the practicalities involved in setting up a learning group of your own. From venues to food, keeping people motivated to paying speakers - you should find most of your questions answered here. Don't forget to download our checklist, too!

Checklist for setting up an SDLG

A handy checklist of things to think about when setting up your own Self Directed Learning Group (SDLG). You may find it useful to print this off to take it with you to meetings or when looking for a venue.

Career Profile: medical management

Dr Graham Rich is the Project Director and former Chief Executive, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. In our interview, he talks about his experiences whilst he was Chief Executive of the Trust.

Coaching - helping doctors with professional and personal decisions

Interview with Kathleen Sullivan, On Call Coaching


Chances are that one of your motivations to become a doctor was to enjoy helping others, but are there rewarding, structured and not too demanding ways to do this outside of your daily duties too?

Learning to Lead – From junior doctor to consultant

Many of the challenges facing new consultants in the emerging NHS lie in the realm of leadership and yet junior doctors often report feeling unprepared to lead. The time when the sole function of a doctor was to provide clinical care has passed.

Preparing for Revalidation - Purpose and power for locum doctors

For locum doctors who are not in a full-time permanent position and are working in a multitude of settings, there can be a level of uncertainty when it comes to preparing for revalidation. and the compulsory annual appraisal process.

Managing your medical education, whilst out of work

If you are currently unable to work as a doctor due to a period of illness or injury, but are planning to return to work in due course, it is essential to keep up-to-date with your educational training and continuing professional development.

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