Clinical Management and Leadership Course for Registrars in Severn Deanery

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: May 2nd 2013 until May 3rd 2013

Location: Seminar Room 4, Learning and Research Centre, Southmead Hospital BS10 5NB

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For senior Severn surgical registrars (Course will also be held on the 19th and 20th of December, 2013 at the same venue)



Delivered by the Keele team, this course is ideal for anyone coming up to Consultant application. The course covers the changes in structure and policies within the NHS today, how to write a business case, how to improve service in your Trust, how to secure a consultant job and essential skills for a new consultant. As it is offered locally, there is the added bonus of a session delivered by Sean O'Kelly, Medical Director of UHBT, as to what the changes mean for UHBT.



Thursday 2nd May 2013: Understanding the NHS: Today and Tomorrow

9.00 am Registration and Coffee

9.30 am Welcome and Introduction
• Personal challenges, expectations and development needs
(Mrs Maureen Morgan OBE, Senior Fellow in Clinical Management & Leadership, School of Medicine, Keele University.)

10.15 am Clinical Management & Leadership
• An introduction to Clinical Management and Leadership, what it means and its place in modern medicine
(Mrs Maureen Morgan.)

10.30 am The NHS in England 1
• Structure and Operation at National and Local levels
• Trusts, FTs
• Who’s who, roles & responsibilities
(Mrs Maureen Morgan.)

11.30 am Coffee

11.45 am The NHS in England 2
Current NHS Policy and Impact on Practice
(Dr Sean O’Kelly, Medical Director, University Hospitals Bristol NHSFT)

1.00 pm Light Lunch

1.45 pm The NHS in England 3
Financing Healthcare: How the money flows and where does it go
(Mr Mike Ridley, Chairman of Shropshire Community NHS Trust and former Chief Executive of Stoke and Worcester Primary Care Trust and Finance Director of Worcestershire and Warwickshire Health Authorities.)

3.15 pm Tea

3.45 pm The NHS in England 4
PBR; future of the tariff; budget statements explained; service line budgeting. Commissioning, what is it? Opportunities & threats
(Mr Mike Ridley)

5.00 pm How to Write a Business Case
A chance to practice writing a successful business case
(Mrs Maureen Morgan)

6.30 pm Close

Friday 4th May 2013: Becoming an Effective Leader

8.30 am Becoming a Consultant – preparing for your new responsibilities
• Securing the post you want
• Professional, managerial and leadership issues facing consultants
(Dr Tricia Woodhead, Head Foundation Quality Improvement Fellow, Consultant Radiologist, Associate Director for Patient Safety, and former Medical Director, Weston Area Health Trust.)

10.30 am Coffee

10.45 am Leading for Excellence – improving and sustaining quality
• Lessons from the US
• Tools for service improvement
(Dr Tricia Woodhead.)

12.00 pm Light lunch

12.45 pm Enhancing Personal Effectiveness: Skills & Techniques
Group may choose from the following topics:
Leading and managing change: handling resistance; generating involvement; tools and techniques
Building effective teams: support & challenge, rules for effective teams, motivating members, heart of team leadership
Finding the right management style
Tools & techniques of assertiveness
Managing upwards: getting on with your boss
Handling difficult colleagues: courageous conversations
Managing meetings
Process Improvement
(Mr Simon Loveday, Personal Development Specialist, K2 Management, and Associate of Keele University.)

Tea will be taken during the session

4.45 pm Course Summary and close.


Fees/Booking information

Course cost is £350

To secure a place, please email ASAP: