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With hospital working environments becoming increasingly pressured, are you finding it difficult to manage your workload and your time?

Do you wonder if you’re leading your team effectively, or perhaps you’re curious about what kind of a leader you will be?

Have you come away from a conversation and thought ‘I didn’t quite get my point across’, or ‘I didn’t understand any of that’?

Our one-day non-clinical masterclasses cover 4 topic areas and can provide some answers. They complement your medical training and demonstrate practical skills to become successful in areas you might find challenging.


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PCN masterclass: leadership through change for aspiring clinical directors

The BMA and GPDF are jointly hosting 2 half day masterclasses on 18 June in London for PCN (primary care network) clinical directors on leadership through change. 

These masterclasses are aimed at those aspiring to the role of a PCN clinical director and have been designed to support you as you transition into your new role.

View details for Tues 18 June 2019, London


Practical skills for... leadership and management for doctors 

This popular masterclass will look at both practical tips and tools which you can apply immediately to enable you to better plan, organise and prioritise your time, as well as exploring those behavioural changes that will help you feel more confident in delegating, communicating assertively with both colleagues and patients, negotiating and influencing.  

View details for Weds 19 June 2019, London


Practical skills for... time management and taking control

This masterclass equips you with practical tips and tools to better plan, organise and prioritise your time. Helping you feel more confident in delegating and communicating assertively, with both colleagues and patients, are just some of the behavioural changes this masterclass will explore.

View details for Weds 15 May 2019, Bristol

View details for Weds 16 October 2019, Manchester


Practical skills for... effective communication

Communication is central to your work. Done well, it can improve efficiency, reduce medical errors, improve patient satisfaction and contribute to your wellbeing and working relationships.

Gain a greater understanding of your own communication style and where you can improve. Learn how to give and receive effective feedback, as well as develop your skills in presenting, building professional relationships and more.

View details for Thurs 19 September 2019, London


Practical skills for...human factors in healthcare

In this masterclass, the day starts with an insight into human factors in healthcare and its importance in relation to patient safety, quality and care. You’ll learn how the theory can translate into your work and share best practice with each other.
View details for Thurs 9 May 2019, Cardiff


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