Welcome to the GP Page on the Surrey Training Hub

As a GP in Surrey, whether you are a locum, salaried or Partner you have a wide range of education and support available.  Whether you are wanting to find out more about finding a mentor, about the retainer scheme, you are new to general practice or looking for a learning set to join or some CPD to brush up your clinical, leadership or communication skills then you have come to the right place!
Surrey Training Hub covers the Surrey Heartlands Area and covers 4 ICPs. Each area has a GP Tutor who is your go to person if you need more information or support.

Surrey Downs - GP Tutor: Dr Naomi Bennett - GP Admin - Nevena Hristova n.hristova@nhs.net
Guildford & Waverly - GP Tutor: Hamish Whitaker - GP Admin Donna Stevens donnastevens@nhs.net
North West Surrey - GP Tutor: Catherine Hodges - GP Admin: Sharon Chasty sharon.chasty@nhs.net
East Surrey - GP Tutor: Anita Raina - GP Admin:  Nikki Phillips n.phillips4@nhs.net

 

Group Meeting normally held Lead's Name E-mail
Chertsey 1

Chertsey PGMC

Juliet Graham julietgraham@nhs.net
Epsom 1 Epsom PGMC
(
Thurs 7.30pm)
Sarah Mackay mackayfamily10@btinternet.com
Epsom 2 Rising Sun PH
Meeting Rm  (Sat 10am)
Kalum Gunatunga
Vithya Gupys
epsom.learningset2@yahoo.co.uk
Reigate 1 Various Homes
(Mid Week - 8pm)
Natalie Moore natalie.moore4@nhs.net
Reigate 2 Smallfield Surgery
(7.30pm)
Anita Raina anitaraina@nhs.net
Woking 1 Woking Nuffield Magdalene Ekpiken
Roopinder Brar
wokinglearning@gmail.com

 

Webinars:

Each area has educational events that are held regularly. You can book onto these using the Surrey Training Hub calendar https://www.surreytraininghub.co.uk/Training-Calendar  or watch again here on webinars on demand https://www.surreytraininghub.co.uk/Useful-Resources/Webinars-on-Demand

In Surrey we have 6 Protected Learning Time Events per year - 2 at ICP level, 2 at PCN level and 2 at practice level. Please contact your GP Tutor administrator to be added to mailing lists for these events and you can find all event listings on the Surrey Training Hub website: www.surreytraininghub.co.uk

Looking after you too.
https://people.nhs.uk/lookingafteryoutoo/
Individual coaching for any NHS staff member to "off load the demands of whatever you are experiencing and be supported in developing practical strategies for dealing with this."

The Joyful Doctor
https://www.joyfuldoctor.com/
This is a support group, and much more, co-ordinated by Dr Caroline Walker.
"We help doctors to look after themselves, beat stress and burnout and thrive at the meaningful work they love"

Practitioner Health
https://www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/
This is a confidential medical service for clinicians with physical or mental health problems or addiction, affecting their work, accessed by self-referral. This is fully funded and separate from your own GP service. The website links to other useful sources of help and support.

The Royal Medical Benevolent Fund
https://rmbf.org/
(Financial) help for doctors (and medical students) and their families in serious hardship due to illness injury or bereavement.

Leadership development
Contact the the NHS Leadership academy
https://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk
https://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk/resources/coaching-register/
We also have local leadership development opportunities including the Surrey 500. For more information contact syheartlands.s500@nhs.net 

GP Retainer Scheme
Do you need a more supportive working environment due to health or caring responsibilities?
Consider the GP Retainer scheme
https://kss.hee.nhs.uk/primary-care/gp-cpd/the-gp-retention-scheme/

Mentoring scheme

WOULD YOU BENEFIT FROM A MENTOR?

Mentors are GPs with extra training who can help you with your career development.
The Surrey Training Hub offers four or more fully funded sessions, delivered virtually, which can encourage you to access career opportunities which match your values, skills and interests. Mentoring can help with increasing your motivation, working through transitions positively and managing your workload. Should you require any further information, please email: csh.surreyeducation@nhs.net

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MENTOR?
We hope to obtain further funding to expand our mentoring offer. Please check on our website for updates.

Careers and Development
You can also access careers coaching via leadership academy https://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk/resources/coaching-register/
Opportunities for leadership development : https://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk
Having a wobble, feeling burnt out or struggling with stress, mental health or addiction? You can receive confidential help from the practitioner health programme FREE and separate to your own GP. https://www.practitionerhealth.nhs.uk/ The website also has details of many current wellbeing services available for you.
Need a more supportive working environment due to health or caring responsibilities? Consider the GP Retainer scheme – see more information here: https://kss.hee.nhs.uk/primary-care/gp-cpd/the-gp-retention-scheme/

NEW TO GENERAL PRACTICE
All NEW GPs in a salaried role are entitled to access the universal GP Fellowship – see HERE for more information https://www.surreytraininghub.co.uk/Useful-Resources/Funding

ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIP
You might be eligible for an academic fellowship – see more here and contact your GP Tutor about opportunities locally  https://kss.hee.nhs.uk/primary-care/training-hubs/academic-system-leadership-gp-fellowships/

 

NEW TO A PARTNERSHIP
New to GP Partnership?   The LMC are running a new to partnership course and you can learn more about the new to GP partnership offer here:
https://www.surreytraininghub.co.uk/Useful-Resources/Information/new-to-partnership-a-training-opportunity-for-all-new-partners

RETURNING TO PRACTICE AFTER A GAP IN SERVICE
Returning to general practice after a long period away or coming to this country having worked as a GP elsewhere?  You may be eligible for the Induction and Refresher scheme to support you in your return to the performer’s list and into work in this area! https://kss.hee.nhs.uk/primary-care/gp-induction-refresher-scheme/

NEEDING TO WORK LESS THAN FULL TIME AND WORKING WITH HEALTH OR CARING RESPONSIBILITIES – GP RETAINER SCHEME
Need a more supportive working environment due to health or caring responsibilities? Consider the GP Retainer scheme – see more information here: https://kss.hee.nhs.uk/primary-care/gp-cpd/the-gp-retention-scheme/

The local post graduate medical centre may have a list of job opportunities locally
Opportunities may be  listed on NHS jobs https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/
The LMC website https://www.sslmcs.co.uk/

If you can think of something that should feature on this page or would like to share something you would like us to offer, please contact us csh.surreyeducation@nhs.net