Date: Upon request
Location: Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1SQ
The Postgraduate Medical Institute is committed to providing professional development to all healthcare professionals.
Our Professional Development Series of workshops and short courses are suitable for all those who work in the NHS or other healthcare providers. Bespoke programmes can be arranged on particular dates/times if required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your individual requirements.
One of the most challenging aspects of working in the NHS today is the rate and extent of change, particularly if you also have a responsibility to help others through it. This workshop is designed to help clinicians understand the change process and know how to help individuals and teams make the transition more smoothly.
The change curve, how people behave at each stage, and how to manage them.
Personality differences in the need for information - big chunk or small chunk?
Building critical mass for change.
Case studies – identifying the right degree of direction and support.
Team learning and how the team leader can speed and smooth change.
Team Leaders, Trainers, Service Improvement Leads, Professional Development staff and all those who want to enhance their change management skills.
All health service staff work in teams, many lead them, and most have experienced both good and bad teamwork in the NHS. Recent evidence says that high performing teams;
This workshop examines what makes a high performing team, and what all team members can do to improve their individual and collective performance and morale.
Types of group and team, and common issues for them.
Characteristics of productive teams.
What and how different people contribute.
Managing team meetings- task, process and climate.
Team leadership, management and facilitation.
Six hats method
Team learning and how the team leader can speed and smooth change
Team Leaders from any discipline.
There are times in any clinician’s career when they feel that they do not have enough control over their own work (and life) balance. This workshop looks at how to reclaim control, reviews a variety of approaches, and helps each participant identify their own optimum energy management system.
The big questions – purpose and time.
The important/urgent matrix.
Key roles and time allocation review.
Resistance - how to stop it immobilising you.
Push and pull motivations.
All clinicians who want to take a step back to plan how to better manage their time and stress.
Working in the NHS today involves working in multiple groups and teams, yet people rarely receive any training about how to do that productively. This half-day workshop is for anyone who has responsibility for gathering groups of people together for a purpose; whether it be groups of patients or carers, or clinical staff. It will look at the basics of facilitation and provide participants with a sound basic framework, some tools and techniques, and practice in designing a real-life session.
If you want to work with any sort of group more effectively, this workshop is for you. If you are a team manager or leader, it is essential!
To explore and practice key facilitation skills for working with a variety of groups and teams
Types of Meetings.
Principles of facilitation.
Managing task, process and climate.
The role of the facilitator.
Managing intellectual and emotional aspects.
Design Top Tips.
All staff who work with groups, whether with patients, carers, in their own team or with others.