Training and Education

Upcoming Training & Events

Compassionate Appraisal Training for Nurses

Compassionate Appraisals are an independent, 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 aimed at experienced nurses working in general practice in Hertfordshire or West Essex who want to develop their skills in supporting others.

There is a requirement to attend:

– 1 full day: In-person workshop – 3 options of dates in 3 venues

– 1 half day: Online reflective practice – 2 options of 2 dates

Day 1: Appraisal Training, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Thursday 02nd May – Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 2FQ


Wednesday 22nd May – Latton Bush Centre, Harlow, Essex, CM18 7BL


Thursday 20th June – Stanborough Park Church, Watford, Herts, WD25 9JL

Day 2: Reflective Practice, 1.30pm – 4.00pm 

Wednesday 16th October, online


Thursday 24th October, online

More information and how to apply please click here or visit: Compassionate Appraisal Training for Nurses (

Registration deadline: Friday 01st March.

Level 3 Children and Adult Safeguarding Webinars in Herts & West Essex

Beds & Herts LMC and Herts & West Essex ICB invite primary care colleagues working in general practice in Hertfordshire or West Essex (HWE) to attend the following FREE Safeguarding webinar, contributing to Level 3 training requirements.

Session B:


  • Hertfordshire IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy) Service
  • Court Appearances, presented by Dr Olive Hayes, Consultant Community Paediatrician East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust & Designated Doctor for Safeguarding Children, Hertfordshire and West Essex ICB.

Dates & times:

  • Wednesday 28th February 2024, 1.30 – 4.00pm

Please contact [email protected] for further details on how to register for these webinars.


Business Fundamentals New to Partnership Programme

The Beds & Herts LMC Business Fundamentals Programme is designed for new and aspiring partners working in general practice in Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire. The programme consists of six modules and will be delivered face-to-face from February to June 2024.

Applications for this programme have now closed. Please express interest here for future courses or contact [email protected]


Business Fundamentals New to Practice Programme

This is a modular introductory programme aimed at New to Practice and early career professionals who wish to gain some knowledge and understanding of the business essentials of general practice at operational and strategic levels.  Six ‘bite-size’ modules are delivered online from March to June 2024. Please click here for more information: BHLMC Business Fundamentals New to Practice Mar to Jun 2024

Modules may be subject to change / swapped due to unforeseen circumstances

M1: Intro to Operations Tuesday 26th March 2.00 – 4.00pm (Includes intro to programme)
M2: Intro to GP Finance Tuesday 16th April 2.30 – 4.00pm
M3: Intro to Legal Obligations Tuesday 07th May 2.30 – 4.00pm
M4: Intro to Digital Healthcare Tuesday 04th June 2.30 – 4.00pm
M5: Intro to Healthy Careers Tuesday 11th June 2.30 – 4.00pm
M6: Intro to Strategic Planning Tuesday 25th June 2.30 – 4.00pm


Please register your interest via your local ICB Training Hub:

For more information about the programme, please contact: Helen Bean, Education & Workforce Manager, Beds & Herts LMC Ltd, [email protected], 01438 880010.