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BHLMC Education: Level 3 Children & Adult Safeguarding (Hertfordshire)


Beds & Herts LMC, East & North Herts CCG and Herts Valleys CCG invite GPs, Nurses and other healthcare professionals and safeguarding leads in Hertfordshire to a series of Level 3 Safeguarding webinars. You must be working in a practice in Hertfordshire to be eligible. 

There are three sessions with different themes (Session A, B & C).  There are two opportunities to attend each session, so you can select one date from Session A, Session B and/or Session C.  It is NOT compulsory to attend all three sessions but you are welcome to.  

Register here

Session A:

1.Bruising and suspicious marks in children

2.Protecting children and vulnerable adults from radicalisation

 

Thursday 15th October, 2.00 – 4.30pm or

Wednesday 11th November, 2.00 – 4.30pm 

Session B:

Domestic Abuse followed by information from the IDVA service in Herts

 

Thursday 22nd October,  2.00 – 4.30pm or

Wednesday 18th November, 2.00 – 4.30pm

Session C:

1.What happens when you make an adult safeguarding referral?

2.Re-directing to a safer destination: exploring suicide prevention strategies

 

Thursday 26th November, 2.00 – 4.30pm or

Tuesday 15th December, 2.00 – 4.30pm 


For more information, please contact Helen Bean, Education & Workforce Manager, BHLMC, [email protected], 01438 880010 

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BHLMC Education: Free webinars – Mental Health Updates, Friday 25th September 2020


For 7 years running, Beds & Herts LMC have organised valuable Mental Health Updates in collaboration with HPFT and now we can offer these as webinars! 

These sessions are aimed at healthcare professionals working in practices in Hertfordshire, delivered by specialist consultants from HPFT.  If you are working outside Hertfordshire, you are welcome to attend, but please be aware there will be specific references to Hertfordshire services and referral pathways.

You can register on any one, two or all three.  There will be a comfort break in-between each.  You will be charged for non-attendance without notice.

Register here

Event contact: Helen Bean, Education & Workforce Manager, Beds & Herts LMC, [email protected], 01438 880010.

Please visit our webpage for more information

Friday 25th Sept,

13:00 - 14:10           

Anxiety Management

In this session, you will learn how Covid-19 has affected levels of anxiety and depression within the general population. We will look at how it has exacerbated existing drivers of poor mental health, and the direct and indirect impact of the pandemic on different groups. Finally, we will consider how patients might present to GPs in the short and long term, and how best to respond.

 

Register here

 

You can register on any one, two or all three on the registration form.

 

You will be sent the link nearer the time and instructions to download the Go-To Training App.

 

Please allow 10 mins either side for technicalities.

Friday 25th Sept,

14:15 - 15:15           

Update on Perinatal and Primary Care Management

This session will focus on supporting GPs with managing perinatal mental health disorders in primary care, discussing prescribing choices in pregnancy and lactation and managing risk, through case based discussion. There will also be an update on the Community Perinatal Team service in Hertfordshire with guidance on when to refer and what services are available.

 

Friday 25th Sept,

15:30 – 16:45

Update on Eating Disorders for Primary Care

This session discusses Blood Tests - why are they important in Eating orders? We will be presenting about relevance and significance of blood tests. We will also talk about few rare blood tests we do in ED, clinical feature of Refeeding syndrome in the context of eating disorders etc. Primary Care liaison nurses will talk about the new service started in alliance with Primary Care Trusts.

 

 

Beds & Herts LMC Business Fundamentals Programme: Sustainability in General Practice


The Business Fundamentals Programme for GPs has been redesigned into interactive webinar format.  This modular programme is aimed at GPs who want to understand general practice at operational and strategic level.  The course provides practical tools to help tackle the ever-increasing challenges and build a strong, sustainable future in primary care.

*Please note some of the modules are still being designed and therefore may be subject to change.

 

Module Title*

BLMK GPs

H&WE GPs

Time/Format

1

Introduction to the Programme

Thurs 8th Oct 20

Tues 13th Oct 20

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

2

Leadership & Personal Development

Thurs 5th Nov 20

Tues 10th Nov 20

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

3

Developing the Workforce

Thurs 3rd Dec 20

Tues 1st Dec 20

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

4

Operating for Excellence

Thurs 14th Jan 21

Tues 12th Jan 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

5

Digital Healthcare

Thurs 11th Feb 21

Tues 9th Feb 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

6

Understanding Finance

Thurs 11th March 21

Tues 9th March 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

7

Legal Obligations  

Thurs 22nd April 21

Tues 20th April 21

1.30 – 4.30pm, Webinar

8

Strategic Planning

Fri 23rd April 21

Weds 21st April 21

9.30 – 4.30pm, central venue TBC

 How to Apply

Please select the relevant link below to complete the online application form.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in leadership, strategic planning, practice development and/or partnerships in their application.  We recommend GPs have a minimum of 1 years’ practice experience to get the most out of the course.  This programme is funded by the BLMK and Herts & West Essex Training Hubs so GPs must be working in a practice in Bedfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes, Hertfordshire or West Essex and be able to commit to all modules. Closing date for applications is Friday 21st August, 5pm.

  1. Business Fundamentals Application Form for GPs in Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes
  2. Business Fundamentals Application Form For GPs in Herts & West Essex

Please do not hesitate to contact Helen Bean if you have any questions about the programme [email protected]

Office Closed, but LMC Open for Business as Usual

Following the Government’s enforced restrictions as of 24th March, the LMC Office is now closed.  We continue to operate ‘business as usual’ remotely so please contact us in the normal way. All meetings, training and events are now being delivered virtually.:

Tel: 01438 880010

Email: [email protected]

Please remember the Office team are here to support you with general and COVID-19 related enquiries. 

In addition, our Pastoral Care Team are available to provide one to one confidential support to GPs facing personal and professional difficulties, especially in this period of heightened pressure and stress.  Your physical and mental wellbeing is of utmost importance to us.  For a confidential chat, please call on 01438 880010 and you will referred to our Pastoral Care Lead.