SGPET Update

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 19 Feb 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Invitation to all Allied Healthcare Professionals to join our monthly Primary Care Practitioners Group Practice Nurse: Womens Health Update - 22nd February - Taunton Racecourse, Places still available programme here SGPET Study ENT/Opthalmology 15...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 12 Feb 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Places still available on: Lead Nurse Forum Meeting 14 Feb 14.00 Bridgwater & Taunton Primary Care Group - Lipid cases (Alex Bickerton)- more interesting and not as difficult as you might think, 20th Feb 19.30 Next SGPT Study Day - 13 March, ENT &...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 5th February 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD PCP Meeting: Diabetes, 'Management On Duty' - 8th Feb 7pm-9pm via MS Teams Practice Nurse Ear Irrigation Study Day - 2 Places available - 13th February 9.15-4.30pm Taunton Racecourse The 17th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships is happening...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 29 Jan 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Shapes Toolkit: How to deal with conflict and other stressful situations - Rachel Morris - 25 April 2024 - 1:30 to 5:00 via Zoom -This session will examine the common reasons that we avoid conflict, and the consequences for our team of not having the...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 22 Jan 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Membership Levy 2024/2025 - Our New Membership Year will start again on 1st April 2024, This year providing we have a similar number of members we will be able to keep the cost the same at 15p per patient for our Membership year Apr24/Mar25. We...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 15 Jan 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Population Health Fellowship Role - Expressions of interest for a Population Health Fellowship, are now open. This is a role overseen by Somerset Training Hub and Public Health, Somerset Council. The 12-month 2 sessions per week (8 hours) Fellowship is due...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 2 Jan 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - HAPPY NEW YEAR! 11 January 13.00 - Sessional/Locum GP Lunchtime Session: A time to share learning from interesting cases - (Remote via MS Teams) Dear Colleagues - You be aware that Carol Hobbs retired from her role as Programme Director for Somerset...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 18 Dec 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD As this is our last education update of the year, we would like to thank you for your continued support, its been a busy one, with over 150 events and sessions. We look forward to seeing you again in 2024, but in the meantime wish you all a very lovely...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 11 Dec 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Somerset Primary Care Evening Meeting: CAMHS CEDS training for GPs - 13 Dec, 19.30-21.30 MS Teams Safe Working - Online Discussion Group with GPC Representative Dr Paul Hynam - 14 Dec, 19.00-21.00 MS Teams SGPET AGM Thursday 18th January 12pm , Monks...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 27 Nov 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD How to manage yourself and stay resilient through a complaint with Dr Sarah Coope, 30th Jan 13.00, via Zoom - This course has been co-created alongside Dr Rachel Morris, who you may know through ' Not a Frog Podcast'. In this session, we think about the...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 20 Nov 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD First 5 Evening Meeting 7 Dec, 7.30pm via MS Teams - Jenna Clark from Monahans Specialist Medical Accountants is giving a talk titled 'What you need to know abut tax and pensions as a newly qualified GP'. This will over both salaried, locum and partner...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 13 Nov 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Fresh looks 2023, Mon 20th Nov-Thurs 23rd Nov, places still available see programme here. MSc Advanced Practice 2024/25 NHS England funding Q&A - 14 Nov , 12.00-13.00 MS Teams CSU Childhood Imms service are currently working on a project looking to...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 6th Nov 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Inhaler Switching - Important message from David Long Want to know more about NHSE Advanced Practice Apprenticeship/Masters Funding 2024? - Our Advanced Practice Lead Catherine Hayden is holding 2 information and Q&A sessions on 14 November and 6 December...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 30 October 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD LMC/STH Webinar: Hope and resilience in General Practice through releasing our team's potential? 8th Nov, 13.00-14.00 (MS Teams) PCP Meeting: Management of Acute Asthma and COPD on the Duty Day (Microsoft Teams), 9 Nov, 19.00-21.00 SGPET Website User...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 23 October 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Womens Health Update - 2 Nov, 9.30-12.30, Taunton Racecourse First 5 Discussion Group - 2 Nov, 19.30-21.30, The Firehouse, Langport Fresh Looks - 20-23 Nov, Taunton Racecourse, Programme SGPET Website User Guidance SGPET Membership Somerset...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 16 October 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Core Knowledge of Diabetes for HCA's, Health Coaches, Physiotherapists, 18th Oct 8.30-15.30 Taunton Racecourse. places still available, see programme here. Basics of COPD with David Long, 24 Oct, 13.00-14.30 MS Teams COPD Update with David Long, 26 Oct,...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 9 October 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Fresh Looks 2023, Mon 20th Nov-Thurs 23 Nov, Taunton Racecourse - This course has always been mainly presentations from our local hospital consultants on updates in their subjects and the local application of those updates influenced by our circumstances...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 2 October 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Core Knowledge of Diabetes for HCA's, Health Coaches, Physiotherapists, 18th Oct 8.30-15.30 Taunton Racecourse. Somerset Primary Care evening meeting: 'HRT update including guidance on progestogens and endometrial protection', 11 October 19.30 via MS...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 25 Sept 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Diabetes Study Day (18 Oct) - The agenda is now confirmed and on the website . As usual this is a very popular day and was fully booked but we have been able to increase capacity for attendance in person. There are still places on the Core Knowledge of...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 18 Sept 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD PCP Meetings, Following on from Dr Bridget Carne's excellent work we are pleased to say Alex Milliner (Primary Care Practitioner) and Jo Taylor (Nurse Practitioner) have joined SGPET to facilitate and continue with these meetings, the first date is Thurs...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 29 August 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD New date added HCA: Venepuncture Training on 5th October at Taunton Racecourse Core Knowledge of Diabetes on 18th October at Taunton Racecourse, please see updated agenda here Practice Nurse: Wound Management and Dressing Choice on 16th November at...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 21 August 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD LMC/STH GP Recruitment Event, Taunton Racecourse Wednesday 6th September: Our latest popular GP recruitment event will be held at 4.30pm on Wednesday 6th September as a face to face meeting. This event will give GPs and GP trainees the chance to meet and...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 14 Aug 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Devon and Somerset LMC General Practice Nurse Professional and Personal Development Conference - 15th September at Canalside, programme can be found here SGPET Diabetes Study Day, 18th Oct, Taunton Racecourse, Draft programme here Sessional/Locum GP...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 7th August 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Respiratory Study Day, 20 Sept, Taunton Raceourse - Programme LMC/STH GP Recruitment Event, Taunton Racecourse Wednesday 6th September: Our latest popular GP recruitment event will be held at 4.30pm on Wednesday 6th September as a face to face...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 31 July 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD STH/LMC discrimination survey: Following on from the recent survey we want to remind you of the free offer of support for your teams in equality, diversity, inclusion (EDI) training. We all want to ensure that general practice feels safe and welcoming for...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 24 July 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD MENOPAUSE SUPPORT GROUP FOR PRESCRIBING CLINICIANS IN SOMERSET - These will be informal drop-in sessions where you can ask Dr Juliet Balfour any general questions about managing the perimenopause and menopause. Dr Balfour is a British Menopause Society...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 17 July 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD NEW!! MENOPAUSE SUPPORT GROUP FOR PRESCRIBING CLINICIANS IN SOMERSET - These will be informal drop-in sessions where you can ask Dr Juliet Balfour any general questions about managing the perimenopause and menopause. Dr Balfour is a British Menopause...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 10 July 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Advanced Practitioners - NEW Somerset Training Hub Microsoft Team - A new peer support forum using Microsoft Teams has been created for current and aspiring multi-professional Advanced Practitioners working in primary care in Somerset. Those who have...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 12 June 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Levy - ICB finance have informed us that due to an error no SGPET levies were taken from practices in April and May, they will now collect 3 months levy payments in June, they have apologised for this inconvenience. New date added: Practice Nurse:...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 5th June 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Update from Dr Ian Boyland SGPET Vice Chair - Dear Colleagues - We are pleased to welcome Anne-Marie Young to our education committee. Anne-Marie is an advanced nurse practitioner who has worked with SGPET for a couple of years helping to organise and...

SGPET Weekly Update - Tues 30 May 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Have you accessed the amazing resource of our Somerset Primary Care Knowledge and Library Specialist? Roxanne Hart is able to help all of your team in so many ways, which you would not believe without reading this document of a recent experience from one...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 22 May 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD New Depo Provera PGD SGPET Frailty Study Day on 21st June 2023: Covering Introduction re Frailty, Frailty score, Managing Heart Failure in the Frail Elderly, Parkinson's disease and Frailty, Managing diabetes in Frailty, Medication management, Assessing...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 15 May 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Dermatology Study Day, 12th July - We wanted to emphasis this date is not just for GPST1/2 and is open to all clinicians in Primary Care in Somerset, a long awaited topic, wth talks about, 'Spotting Skin Cancer', 'Dermoscopy', 'Teledermatology...

SGPET Weekly Update - Tues 9 May 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Somerset's Discrimination and Harassment Survey and Webinar: On Wednesday 17th May 2023 1-1.45pm, Jon Dolman, Taku Chinomona and Catherine Ievers will present a webinar on the findings of a survey in Sept 2022 carried out by Somerset Training Hub &...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 2 May2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Bridgwater Primary Care Group Meeting, 9th May 7.30pm, Walnut Tree Hotel, North Petherton - Dermatology Professor Alexander Anstey Urgent Care Study Day, 10th May, Taunton Racecourse , Places still available, programme here Summarising Patient Records...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 24 April 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Sessional/Locum GP Lunchtime Session: A time to share learning from interesting cases - (Remote via MS Teams), 27th April SGPET Upcoming Study Days: Urgent Care - 10th May Frailty - 21 June Dermatology - 12 July HCA Ear Care Course, 11th May,...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 17 Apr 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD UPCOMING SGPET STUDY DAYS We hope that you have all had a great Easter and now spring is properly upon us we can look forwards to the next few months of education. Coming up soon is the Urgent Care Study Day on the 10th May. This is suitable for GP...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 11 April 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Spirometry Update via Zoom ,13th April - (places available) Pan Somerset Bi-monthly evening meeting: 'All you need to know about GCA in primary care' - 19th April, 19.30-21.30 via MS Teams HCA: Venepuncture Training, 20th April at Taunton Racecourse...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 3 April 2023

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD South West Primary Care Academy upcoming Educational Sessions: Please note these upcoming courses for anyone working in primary care. The courses are from the Primary Care Academy. They look like excellent sessions and include: - Introduction to...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 27 Mar 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here An Introduction to Cross-Functional Leadership / Integrating Perspectives -This introductory session and the following four workshops are designed by the London Interdisciplinary School to support anyone involved in collaborative,...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 20 Mar 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET (Quick!) Survey about Topics/Meetings for 2023 - We are keen to keep improving what we deliver. We have devised this VERY short multiple choice survey, regarding topics/updates our members would prefer. We would really...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 13th March 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET (Quick!) Survey about Topics/Meetings for 2023 - We are keen to keep improving what we deliver. We have devised this VERY short multiple choice survey, regarding topics/updates our members would prefer. We would really...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 6 Mar 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET (Quick!) Survey about Topics/Meetings for 2023 - We are keen to keep improving what we deliver. We have devised this VERY short multiple choice survey, regarding topics/updates our members would prefer. We would really...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 20 Feb 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET - Mental Health, Urgent Care Emergencies Study Day - 1 March 2023, Taunton Racecourse Seeing Acute Presentations? - Multi-professional study morning for nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, GP STs on the 8th March. We will be...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 13 Feb 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET AGM Thurs 2 March 2023,10.30am, LMC Office ,Taunton, if you do not attend regular SGPET meetings but would like to attend the AGM, please email claire.winchester1@nhs.net Forthcoming events - The days are getting longer now and...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 6 Feb 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here New SGPET Membership Levy 2023/24: Practices will have received communication from SGPET on a new Levy system for funding membership of the education trust, we would like to confirm that this will now fund all education for practice...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 30 Jan 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Do you need refreshing on end of life care, or just need to have a ready reference to help? If so we'd like to remind you of Somerset End Of Life (eolcare.uk) . It is a bespoke source of all knowledge for all things EoL in Somerset....

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 23 Jan 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here NEW SGPET MEMBERSHIP LEVY 2023/24 - In regard to this new system, we have been approached by a PCN asking if payment can be made by the PCN rather than individual practices. If you would like to pay as a PCN, could you please notify...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 16th January 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Somerset Community Pain Service and the Rheumatology: The team have teamed up to provide general practice in Somerset with some information to help manage patients with non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions (fibromyalgia,...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 9th January 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL! New to Practice GP Nurse (GPN) Fellowship: Alison Williams has been overseeing the New to Practice GP Nurse (GPN) Fellowship for the last 2 years. Over this time, Alison has supported the development of the...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 19 Dec 2022

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you at education events in the New Year! NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Leadership Study Day 18 Jan 2023, programme now available here. PLACES STILL AVAILABLE NEW SGPET MEMBERSHIP LEVY...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 12 Dec 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here A reminder that there is Library & Knowledge Service provision to support your evidence needs, for employees and students working in all roles in Primary Care. For further details please email: LibraryPrimaryCare@somersetft.nhs.uk or...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 5 Dec 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Investigation Hub Update SGPET Leadership Study Day, 18th January 2023, see objctives and book your place here With the expanding roles in general practice, it can be difficult to understand which skills each role brings. To help...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 21 Nov 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Career coaching - These are opportunities to free coaching services. If you do try any of these services, please feedback to catherine.ievers1@nhs.net - NHS England » Looking after your team, NHS England » Looking after...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 14 Nov 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Somerset have funded places for the next cohort of the CARE Programme. CARE is open to all primary care colleagues, both clinical and non-clinical. A webinar will be held on Thursday 17th Nov 12.30-13.30. CARE Programme Expressions...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 7th November 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks 2022 - Updated programme, places still available Roadmap Supervision Training: A reminder to all those who are planning to become Roadmap Supervisors for First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Care Practitioners, the...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 31 Oct 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Events: Since returning to face to face meetings we are getting a number of practice staff who DNA, while we have introduced a minimal charge to help the education trust recoup some of the costs involved in this...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 24 Oct 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Pan Somerset Bi-monthly evening meeting: Monkeypox/TB/Measles (remote via MS Teams), 26 Oct 19.30-21.30 South Somerset Primary Care Group- Radiological Conundrums, 1 Nov, 19.30 Brewers Arms, South Petherton Specifically for...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 17 Oct 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Introducing the Martyn Hughes Prize Awards for Innovation in Education. Have you got an idea for an education session? As you are all aware, Martyn Hughes recently retired. Martyn was one of the founding members of Somerset General...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 10 Oct 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Pan Somerset Evening Meeting 26 Oct, Monkey Pox and TB/Measles. Speaker, Bayad Nozad 19.30-21.30 via Zoom Fresh Looks 2022 Programme DRE Training - Free Lunchtime Training Sessions - Available to all clinical practitioners...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 3 Oct 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here FRESH LOOKS 2022, 14-17 Nov, See full programme HERE . Places still available, we do encourage people to attend in person if you can. Individual days can be booked via the links in our calendered education section below. Introducing...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 26 Sept 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Respiratory Study Day, Wed 28th Sept (In Person) at Taunton Raccourse, places still available SGPET Website User Guidance NHS Primary Care Bulletin The Health and Care Professionals Council (hcpc) COVID-19 hub...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 20th Sept 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET New Study Day dates 2023, now available to book via our website Leadership, being an enabler - 18 Jan 2023 Mental Health, urgent care emergencies - 1 March 2023 Womens Health - 5 April 2023 Urgent Care - 10 May 2023 Frailty...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 12 Sept 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Events Cancellation Charge - Due to costs increasing, and many bookings sadly not being utilised, we are from September implementing a nominal charge for bookings that are cancelled within 1 week of a session, this cost will...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 30 Aug 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Study Days for the multi-professional primary care team - At the Respiratory Study day there is now going to be a morning event covering the basics of Asthma and COPD for people who may have contact with patients and support...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 22 Aug 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Roadmap Supervisers Courses MDT Clinical Supervision Course: If you are working in Primary Care and providing support or clinical supervision for another Health Care Practitioner (HCP) of any professional background, this excellent...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 15 Aug 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Study Days for the multi-professional primary care team Primary Care is an increasingly multi-professional area as more colleagues work in practices and PCNs to support our patients and all of us are developing our skills...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 08 Aug 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Respiratory Study Day 28th Sept 2022 , Taunton Racecourse, further details added to the website, places still available to attend in person. Friday Forums - some dates for the rest of 2022 DRE Training - September 2022 The...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 01 Aug 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here NEW SGPET DATES ADDED! Multi-professional educational supervision in primary care- Introduction to WBPA roadmap tools and level 7 marking - 16 Sept 22, (Via Zoom) Giving Good Feedback in Supervision - 3 Nov 22 (via Zoom) Roadmap...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 25 July 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here For anyone looking to develop their research and development skills for Advanced Practice certification: Developing a research skilled workforce: Your views matter This consultation is an opportunity to have your say and help shape a...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 18 July 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Managing the Patient with Heart Failure - 29th Sept, St Margarets Hospice 'There is now a dedicated email address for library users within Primary Care in Somerset - LibraryPrimaryCare, full address:...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 11 Jul 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Wednesday 3rd August, the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) will be hosting an hour-long webinar sharing details of work being carried out in the West of England, to Improve the management of chronic pain by reducing harm from...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 04 July 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Become an SGPET Educator! - Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding portfolio career in Primary Care? In that case, education may be perfect for you. Somerset General Practice Education Trust successfully organises a wide...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 27 Jun 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care - Helpful Resources from Dr Sarah Temple, including her book 'all emotions are ok' and links regarding the Trauma Informed Wellbeing Programme. Also here you can find log in...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 20 Jun 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Yeovil GP Update this week 20 - 22 June, full programme here places still available First Contact Practitioner Portfolio Support Event - 19 July 2022 10-17.00 Free Rectal examination training for all clinicians. - The training Hub...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 13 Jun 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET MSK Study Day, Wed 15th June 2022, Taunton Racecourse 10.30am - Places still available, see programme here Please Note -Spirometry Update from David Long- Due to some recent referals to seconday care, we would like to share...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 06 Jun 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET/ST3 MSK Study Day, Wed 15 June 2022, Taunton Racecourse or Zoom, PLACES STILL AVAILABLE - MPH Orthopaedic Department delivering sessions on Hips, Spines, Knees and Shoulders Yeovil GP Update 20-23 June 2022 - As mentioned this...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 30 May 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET MSK Study Day, 15 June 2022, Taunton Raceourse or Zoom, PLACES STILL AVAILABLE - MPH Orthopaedic Department delivering sessions on Hips, Spines, Knees and Shoulders. Population Health Fellowship Role - In partnership with...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 23 May 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET MSK Study Day - 15 June Taunton Racecourse or via Zoom Long Covid Speciality Webinar - Pulmonary Rehab on 13th July via Microsoft Teams GPN Career Plus: We all know that working in general practice can be enormously...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 16 May 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks 2022, Mon 14 Nov-Thurs 17 Nov, we are pleased to say these dates are now bookable via our website. The four day event will be held at Taunton Racecourse this year, also with an option to join remotely. The full programme...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 9 May 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Webinar on 26 May: Growing Pharmacy Roles to Support Primary Care in Somerset. Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA) Event - Specifically for Primary Care, 12 May 2022 1-3pm via Zoom this is event is free to attend for all Somerset...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 3 May 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Somerset Thank You from Dr Martyn Hughes SGPET Website User Guidance NHS Primary Care Bulletin The Health and Care Professionals Council (hcpc) COVID-19 hub Resources for GP's & others in similar roles South Somerset GP...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 25 Apr 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Martyn Hughes Retirement Celebration - You will no doubt have heard that Dr Martyn Hughes retired from his role as Clinical Lead for Somerset Training Hub at the end of January 2022, after a long and distinguished career in primary...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 19 April 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Message from Vice Chair, Dr Ian Boyland - I hope you've all had a great Easter. Looking ahead on the SGPET calendar we have the Orthopaedic Study Day on the 15th of June , once again offering on-line and face to face options. This is...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 11 Apr 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Membership 2022/2023 You will be aware that we are in a new membership year, if you are planning to re-join the Trust can we ask that the completed forms are returned to the team as soon as possible as we are getting calls from...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 4 April 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Chronic Disease Study Day, Wed 7 April 2022- Places still available either in person at Taunton Racecourse or via Zoom. Yeovil GP Update & Fresh Looks 2022 - We have had many enquiries about the Yeovil Refresher Week and Fresh...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 28 Mar 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Most of you will have heard by now that Barry Moyse the LMC's Medical Director very sadly died suddenly on March 11th. A good number of you will have read the moving tribute to Barry from past LMC Chair Nick Bray in the LMC's weekly...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 21 Mar 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Membership 2022/2023 - Our new membership year will start on the 1 April 2022, please find full details of costs and application forms to join via our website page here. Thinking of Portfolio Career Opportunities - Free face...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 15 Mar 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Website - You may have noticed changes with our website. This is currently undergoing a new look and update. This is an ongoing change for the next few weeks, but you can still book events and use resources as normal. One of...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 7 Mar 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Retirement Celebration - You will no doubt have heard that Dr Martyn Hughes retired from his role as Clinical Lead for Somerset Training Hub at the end of January 2022, after a long and distinguished career in primary care partnership...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 28 Feb 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Letter to Ukrainian Health and Care Staff Friday Forum - 4th March 09:30 - 12:30 - 'Working With Trauma' workshop where Dr Erika Andrews (GP at Bruton Surgery and Population Health Fellow) will help you to: - Build an...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 21 Feb 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here South West Faculty for Advancing Practice Advanced Practice Scoping Webinar: Thank you to all who attended scoping webinar on the 4th February 2022. You can view a recording of the webinar presentation here. We have put together a...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 14 Feb 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here South Somerset Group - Evening Meeting - 1 March 2022, We are pleased to welcome back face to face evening meetings with the South Somerset Group at our new venue of The Brewers Arms at South Petherton. It will be a great opportunity...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 7 Feb 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Acute Presentations Study Day, 23 March, Monks Yard - for paramedics, nurses, physicians assistants, pharmacists, or anyone else seeing acute presentations in primary care. A mix of talks and case discussions on anything from bells...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 31 Jan 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Dr Martyn Hughes Retirement As many of you know, Dr Martyn Hughes officially retires from his work with the Somerset training hub at the end of January 2022. Martyn Hughes took an interest in medical education when he was working as...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 10 Jan 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET AGM Wednesday 26th Jan 2022 at 7.30pm via zoom, if you do not attend regular SGPET meetings but would like to attend the AGM, please email claire.winchester1@nhs.net Message from Primary and Integrated Care Librarian After a...

SGPET Weekly Update Tues 4 Jan 2022

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL SGPET Cancers Study Day, Wed 19 January. Programme details now on the website . Regrettably we have made the decision to hold this event via zoom ONLY. We do hope future days will be able to revert back...

SGPET Update Mon 20 Dec 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here The SGPET/STH team would like to wish you all the best for this festive season and thank you for your continuing support of our education trust. We look to seeing you again in 2022, keep safe and well. Long Covid Webinar,...

SGPET Update Mon 13 Dec 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Long Covid Speciality Webinar (SW Cardiovascular Respiratory & Diabetes Clinical Network) - Supporting Primary Care with Long Covid Patients with Eye complications 19 January 2022, 1-1.30pm 'Show me your meds….. please?' The...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 6 Dec 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Message from Dr Martyn Hughes, Somerset Training Hub, STH. At the end of November I stepped down from my work with Somerset Training Hub as I am now retiring from the NHS. Somerset GP Dr Jon Dolman has taken over as STH's new...

SGPET Update Mon 22 Nov 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Primary Care and the Digital Weight Management Programme in the South West - Please see here a flyer for the South West DWMP webinar on Thursday 16th December 2021 12-1pm, if you wish to attend please register here If anyone would...

SGPET Update Mon 15 Nov 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Message from the SGPET Vice Chair (Dr Ian Boyland) - Once again SGPET education events are proving extremely popular and the combination of in person and virtual attendance seems to be popular. We are also improving in our tech...

SGPET Update Mon 8 Nov 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Managing Pain- As we know, chronic/persistent pain is extremely common, occurring in up to 1/3 of UK adults. The causes of pain are complex, requiring a biopsychosocial model - a whole person approach - and 'skills not pills'. To help...

SGPET Update Mon 1 Nov 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks 2021 Programme MDI Information - Planetary and human health are intrinsically linked. The health service is committed to be carbon net zero by 2040. While we all know this is necessary, what small steps can each of us...

SGPET Update Mon 25 Oct 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks 2021, Mon 22 Nov - Thurs 24 Nov Please find topics confirmed here. Library Services Survey - This survey takes less than 6 minutes to complete and will help us to provide the library and knowledge services support...

SGPET Update Mon 18 Oct 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Friday Forums - Friday 22nd October- The Assessment and Management of Hypertension in Primary Care Library Support - Update and Resources from Paula Younger 10-footsteps live well with pain course - Following the first session of...

SGPET Update Mon 11 Oct 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Live Well with Pain- On 14th October, 50 health care professionals across Somerset (mainly social prescribers) will be attending the livewellwithpain 10footsteps training course. The course is to upskill health workers as part of our...

SGPET Update Mon 4 Oct 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Talking Therapies: A YouTube video produced with Dr Sarah Temple and SFT Talking Therapies with the intention to normalise conversations about mental health and (hopefully) enable more parents to access the emotional support they...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 27 Sept 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks 2021 - We have taken the decision to hold this years programme virtually over Zoom. The full programme will be sent out to you all soon, you can currently book on all 4 days or individually via the website. We hope very...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 6 Sept 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Next SGPET Study Day, Respiratory, 29 September - Join via Zoom or in person at Dillington House. Consultation Skills Study Afternoon 22 Sept, Monks Yard Ilminster - Consultation skills training for paramedics, physios, pharmacists...

SGPET Update Mon 23 August 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Sleep Management - The Somerset Training Hub are currently considering providing material for helping primary care manage sleep. In order to inform this work, we would be grateful if you could complete this 5-item anonymous...

SGPET Update Mon 16 August 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET/ST3 Study Day Urgent Care - 8 September 2021, places stil available C the Signs - Training Webinars - The Cancer Transformation Project, Som CCG, are inviting all clinical and non-clinical staff, locums and sessional GPs...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 9 August 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Urgent Care Study Day, 8 Sept 2021- Agenda now available The Urgent Care Study Day will cover how to manage commonly encountered scenarios in primary care. With patient contacts now being initiated from phone call, e-consult...

SGPET Update Mon 2 August 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Pain Course - The Somerset Training Hub are pleased to announce that we have secured funding to support up 50 social prescribers through the county to attend a schedule of workshops, helping you to gain more knowledge and skills to...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 26 July 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Message from SGPET Vice Chair - Looking to the next year we have reflected on the successes we have had in continuing to provide education despite being in a pandemic and listened to your feedback. We are hoping to offer a blend of...

SGPET Update Mon 19 July 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Roadmap Supervisor Training Morning, 13 Oct 2021, Taunton Racecourse - Study morning for qualified Roadmap Supervisors. Training on COTS and CBDs by experienced GP trainers. Consultation Skills Study Afternoon - 22 Sept 2021, Monks...

SGPET Update Mon 12 July 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here NEXT SGPET Study Day - Urgent Care - 8 September 2021 - The Urgent Care Study Day will cover how to manage commonly encountered scenarios in primary care. With patient contacts now being initiated from phone call, e-consult and face...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 5 July 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Somerset Emotional Health and Wellbeing support service - Details of the support available to all Practice Staff can be found here. SGPET Study Day Mens Health, Wed 7 July 2021 - Covering: Prostate Cancer, Lower urinary tract...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 28 June 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Chronic pain can be really difficult to manage. The patient is suffering and you want to help. Knowing how to help and what support exists can be challenging. As a result, the Somerset Training Hub and SGPET have teamed up with a...

SGPET Update Mon 21 June 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here FREE RESPIRATORY EDUCATION WITHIN YOUR PRACTICE OR VIA MS Teams, message from David Long - I am going to start face to face educational sessions in September. I don't know about you but I've missed this way interacting. I wondered if...

SGPET Update Mon 14 June 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Yeovil GP Update - Next week 21-24 June 2020 -The Yeovil GP Update is still on this year, although unfortunately it is still on Zoom, it does mean that it is easier to anyone to attend. We have a great program lined up and topics that...

SGPET Update Mon 7 Jun 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Important news for all practices with Advanced Practitioner trainees. Health Education England (HEE) now intend to provide funding for AP trainees where this is in line with the service and workforce plans of their employing practice...

SGPET Update Mon 1 June 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Yeovil GP Update 21-24 June 2021 (Via Zoom) - Full Programme now confirmed and attached, places available on each day or for the full week. SGPET Mens Health Study Day, date change now 7th July 2021 (Please book via link in...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 10 May 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found he During Dying Matters Awareness Week we would love to hear your thoughts about the education and training you currently receive around end of life care. Through just 5 quick questions, your feedback will shape the future of education...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 26 April 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Childrens Mental Health Study Day is on the 5th of May. In the morning the CAMHS Team are going to be talking about all aspects of childrens mental health from anxiety to eating disorders and how we can work together along with...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 19 Apr 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Would you like to become more involved in primary care education in Somerset? We are looking for people from across primary care to join our enthusiastic team to facilitate meetings and develop educational content for everyone that...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 12 April 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here NEXT SGPET STUDY DAY - Multi-Professional - Learning Difficulties and Neurodevelopmental, 5 May 2021 Educational vignettes: The Peninsula Paediatric Allergy Network covers the allergy units from Cornwall to Taunton and Dorchester....

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 29 Mar 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Yeovil GP Update 2021 - Topics being covered on each day have now been added to the website Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday SGPET Mental Health Study Day, April 7 , Places still available. Invitation to Advanced Clinical...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 22 Mar 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Level 7 Advanced Clinical Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship MSc Advanced Clinical Practice at University of Exeter - April deadline for applications. Course and time in education funded by apprenticeship levy transfer being made by...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Mon 15 Mar 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Somerset LMC & STH Workforce Webinar - An Essential Update about ARRS for everyone in general practice , 1 April 1pm-2.30pm - Two years on the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme has already made a difference across all Somerset...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 8 Mar 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Membership Survey 2021-2022 - Hopefully you will now have all received the invitation for SGPET Membership for the coming year. Due to such change and new opportunities we have drafted a short survey and would appreciate your...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 1 Feb 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Are you looking for additional resources for managing patients with chronic pain? Livewellwithpain is a clinician run national organisation that has recently added new resources for HCPs at www.livewellwithpain.co.uk . They also have...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 25 Jan 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Are you a paramedic working in primary care and wondering what the new Roadmap to Practice for FCP/AP means for you? We have organised a meeting with national, regional and local contributors for Thurs Feb 4th 6.30-8.00 to help you...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 18 Jan 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Do you have nurse practitioners, paramedics, physiotherapists or clinical pharmacists working in your practice? If so this meeting will be very helpful. An Essential Update about First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Clinical...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 11 Jan 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Paediatric Allergy Educational Vignettes. The Peninsula Paediatric Allergy Network covers the paediatric allergy units from Cornwall up to Taunton and Dorchester. Please see an introduction from the Network here and Vignettes as...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 4 Jan 2021

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here A happy, hopeful New Year to you all. Our events will resume with Nurse Immunisation Update Training on the 14th January and the first GP study session on the 20th January 'Growing Old Normally'. We will continue to provide support...

SGPET Weekly Update - Monday 21 Dec 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here The SGPET team would like to wish you all the best for this festive season and thank you all for your support for all the 2020 educational events which started out really well in traditional fashion for January and February after...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 14 Dec 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Growing Old Normally, 20 Janaury 2021 (SGPET/ST3 Study Day) - Programme now confirmed, sessions on Falls, Deprescribing, Dementia & Parkinsons Disease SGPET Website User Guidance NHS Primary Care Bulletin The Health and Care...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 7 Dec 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Training modules Covid Vaccine: The Core Training Modules are now live, accessible via the Learning for Health site. SGPET Website User Guidance NHS Primary Care Bulletin The Health and Care Professionals Council (hcpc)...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 30 Nov 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Digital Skills Bootcamps - primary care in Somerset has been awarded 20 funded places on these great IT training programmes. Courses run for 12 weeks from January 4th. Applicants cannot hold a degree-level qualification so this is...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 23 Nov 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here End of Life online education session for GPs and clinicians working in out of hours/urgent care. with Dr Jo Lutyens and colleagues from Somerset palliative services. Tuesday December 1st- 6.30 - 8pm. Contact Emma Sartain at Devon...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 16 Nov 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks 2020 - Full Programme, places still available. SGPET Website User Guidance NHS Primary Care Bulletin The Health and Care Professionals Council (hcpc) COVID-19 hub Resources for GP's & others in similar...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 9 Nov 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Education Events on Zoom As practices will be aware the education team have moved the full programme where feasible online to Zoom and have also added many further events to those that had been delivered F2F. To date this has had...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 2 Nov 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here This second lockdown means that all our learning will remain online well into 2021. The SGPET team is working hard to make sure that we are providing you with a wide range of learning events and an increasing amount of online...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 26 Oct 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Diabetes Study Day 21 Oct 2020 - Presentations from the day have now been added to the event on our website. (please note you will need to be registered with website and logged in to view them) SGPET Website User Guidance NHS...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Monday 19 October 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Fresh Looks Programme - The full programme apart from one session is now confirmed please see here. If you would like to book one or all of the dates please find the links below in the SGPET education list. Booking Events and Using...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 12 Oct 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Respiratory Season We are pleased to confirm the details of a series of events produced by SGPET and the CCG to increase your knowledge, skills and confidence in managing patients with respiratory conditions - particularly...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 27th Feb 2023

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here 8 March - Acute Presentations : Multi-professional study morning, Monks Yard 9 March - PCP Evening meeting: Abdominal pain; a difficult presentation! (for Paramedics, ECPs, NPs and pharmacists seeing acute presentations in General...

Wellbeing support in Primary Care

National Primary Care Coaching - Looking After You A communications toolkit has been developed to support The Looking After You National Primary Care Coaching Service. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1aS8-sTH1W9gv49d9Tq3hhwg9jJZZ5MFs Within the toolkit you will find social media...