SGPET Update

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 24 June 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Bridgwater & Taunton Primary Care Group - 'Osteoporosis', 27th June Walnut Tree, North Petherton Cancer & Palliative Care Study Day, Wed 3 July 2024, places still available. See full programme here. PCP Meeting: 'The gut microbiome: implications for...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 17 June 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Primary Care Practitioners Group - A request to all Allied Healthcare Professionals. Our PCP Group that meet 6 weekly would really like to encourage more AHP's to attend. To help us deliver what is relevant and convenient for you, could you please...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 10 June 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD The SGPET programme for this year is drawing to a close but we still have a number of evening meetings and study days to attend. The next study day is the Diversity Study Day (19th June) . Experts from Somerset will be discussing how to support our diverse...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 3 Jun 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Diversity Study Day - 19th June, Taunton Racecourse, see programme here. Places still available. Expressions of interest for a GP Health Inequality Fellowship, are now open.  This is a role administered by Somerset Training Hub and delivered by...

SGPET Weekly Update - Tues 28 May 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Guidance and Roadmap Requirements Q&A for Employers of ARRS Funded Paramedics - Information/Support Session for Somerset Practice Managers/PCN Managers - 4th June, 12.00-13.00 via MS Teams HCA Immunisation Update, - 4th June, 10.00-12:00 via MS...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 20 May 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET Diversity & Inclusion Study Day, 19th June, Taunton Racecourse, see programme here Places still available Following on from our Metabolic Health Study Day. A New healthier eating resource available 'Moving towards more whole foods' Somerset ICB...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 13 May 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Leg Ulcer Assessment Update, Louise Vickery, Vascular Nurse Specialist - MPH (SGPET), 16th May Taunton Racecourse - PLACES STILL AVAILABLE South Somerset Primary Care Evening Meeting: 'Lessons learned from the diabetes recovery programme. How to improve...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 29 Apr 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Sessional/Locum GP Lunchtime Session: A time to share learning from interesting cases - (Remote via MS Teams) 9th May 13.00-13.45 The South Somerset Education Evening is on the 21st May and we are pleased to have Catherine Cassell and Karen Baker from...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 22 April 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD HCA Immunisation Update, 30th April 10-12pm via MS Teams - Places still available Practical Magic : 'Steroid Injections' Wednesday 1 May 2024 7-9pm, Prince of Wales, Ham Hill HCA Ear Care Course 2nd May 09:30-4:30pm, Monks Yard, Ilminster - one more...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 15 April 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Bridgwater & Taunton Primary Care Group - 'Dermoscopy - Chaos and Clues Algorithm' 16th April, Walnut Tree Hotel N. Petherton PCP Meeting: 'Pelvic Pain' with Dr Jennifer Priday, 25 April, 7-9pm via MS Teams NHSE FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR IP/NMP AND GPN...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 8th April 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Bridgwater & Taunton Primary Care Group - 'Dermoscopy - Chaos and Clues Algorithm' 16th April, 7.30pm Walnut Tree Hotel, North Petherton Rheumatology & MSK Study Day, 17th April, Places still available! Summarising Patient Records Training - Thursday...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 18 March 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Next SGPET Study Day - 17th April, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal, see draft programme here Places still availabe on: Leading and Motivating People Training, 19th March PCP Meeting - Family planning, 28 March (applicable to all Allied Healthcare...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 11 Mar 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD ENT & Ophthalmology Study Day, Wed 13th March, Places still available HCA Immunisation Foundation Course (Part 1 & Part 2) 19th & 26th March, Places still available Leadership Education Opportunity for Lead Practice and PCN Nurses - Somerset Training Hub...

SGPET Weekly Update - Mon 4 Mar 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD SGPET/LMC Websites Multi-Factor Authentication - FourteenFish have now introduced Multi-Factor Authentication, this will mean when logging into our websites a further step will be required. This seems to be quite simple with varied options of text/call/app...

SGPET Weekly Update Mon 26th Feb 2024

SGPET/LMC EDUCATION NEWS/UPDATE BOARD Leadership Education Opportunity for Lead Practice and PCN Nurses- Somerset Training Hub has funding available to support Lead Practice and PCN Nurses who are keen to develop their leadership ability and expand their skills to support the...

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 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 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 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 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...

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...