Author - Beth Hartman

Compassionate Appraiser Training for Nurses


Compassionate Appraisals are a facilitated self-review to discuss, review and plan for professional development. It is a meaningful, supportive conversation with an experienced peer which focuses on the individual and their needs.

Compassionate Appraiser Training is for experienced nurses working in general practice in Hertfordshire or West Essex who want to develop their skills in appraisals and supporting others. The training has been kindly funded by Herts and West Essex ICB and delivered by Beds & Herts LMC. The course is not accredited but may count towards your CPD.

We request you are able to attend both Part 1 and Part 2. Both sessions will be online (via MS Teams or Zoom – TBC).

Part 1 – Appraiser Training

Wednesday 02nd October 2024, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Part 2 – Reflective Practice

Wednesday 29th January 2025, 1.30pm – 3.30pm

It is advisable to use a PC or laptop in a private and confidential space. You will need a strong internet connection with a camera and microphone as the sessions will be interactive and require contribution and participation in group activities.

Learning Objectives:

Part 1 – Appraiser Training

Wednesday 02nd October, 9.30am – 4.30pm

  1. Understand the meaning of Appraisals
  2. Learn some tips, tools and techniques to be an effective appraiser
  3. Practice developing skills in a supportive environment
  4. Acknowledge limits and signposting for further support
  5. Meet other appraisers in the local area and start to build a network of peer support

Part 2 – Reflective Practice

Wednesday 29th January, 1.30 – 3.30pm

  1. Come together to debrief, reflect on professional practice
  2. Share experiences and discuss issues to support each other
  3. Promote models of good practice

 How to register your interest:

Places are limited so please complete the expression of interest form at the link below.

View and submit here: Expression of Interest

Deadline: Friday 26th July 2024

You will be contacted by Friday 02nd August to confirm if you have a place. Information from the form will be held by Beds & Herts LMC but names, role and practice details will be shared with the Herts & West Essex ICB Training Hub as funders of the training.

For more information, please contact Beds & Herts LMC Ltd, 01438 880010, [email protected]

Capsticks Webinar – Tuesday 24th September


Free Webinar for practices in Beds & Herts:

Partnerships – declarations of trust and disputes (Capsticks Solicitors LLP)

This webinar is aimed at GPs, Managing Partners and Practice Managers working in general practice in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. Delivered by Puja Solanki (Legal Director) and Daniel Kirk (Partner) from Capsticks Solicitors LLP, who provide specialist legal advice to primary care providers including general practitioners and pharmacists.

Date: Tuesday 24th September 2024
Time: 1.00 – 2.00pm
Format: Webinar via MS Teams (joining instructions sent 1 week before)

Agenda:
Partnerships and declarations of trust:

  • What is a partnership
  • How is a partnership governed
  • Important provisions in a Deed
  • Brief overview of how property is to be included in the Deed / Declaration of Trust

Partnership Disputes:

  • Common issues and risks in partnership disputes
  • Ways to resolve disputes
  • Top tips for managing disputes effectively

For more information and to register your FREE place, please visit here: Capsticks Webinar Registration Form