SGPET Update

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 5 Oct 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Want to feel more confident about using practical Quality Improvement methods and tools in your day to day work? Improvement Fundamentals is a brand new programme of short, bite-sized mini-courses from NHS Improvement that takes you...

SGPET Weekly Update - 28 Sept 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here WINTER RESPIRATORY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS A series of events has been produced by SGPET and the CCG to enhance knowledge and supportive skills to manage with confidence people with respiratory conditions that potentially...

SGPET Weekly Update - 21 Sept 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here PCN Staff access to SGPET - As you may be aware Training Hubs support learning and development of health services in Somerset. The Somerset Training Hub is led by Martyn Hughes and is funded directly from Health Education England. It...

SGPET Weekly Update - Monday 14 Sept 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Update from SGPET Vice Chair Dr Ian Boyland Adapting Our Programme - With COVID ever present and possibly on the rise we have had to put in place firm plans for the rest of the year. Unfortunately we are not planning any face to...

SGPET Weekly Update - 7 Sept 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PAID MENTOR TO NEW GPs - Two important parts of the Updated GP Contract are the: 1. New to Practice Fellowship Programme which provides newly qualified GPs with support, learning, mentorship and protected...

SGPET Weekly Update - 1 September 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here General Practice Fellowships for Newly Qualified GPs and Nurses is a two year programme of support available to all newly qualified GPs and nurses working in general practice which was introduced in the Update to the GP Contract....

SGPET Weekly Update - 24 August 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Events Update. Taking account of all possible advice the SGPET team has unfortunately had to make the decision that we cannot put on any same room face to face meetings before March 2021. We will instead be putting on a lot of...

SGPET Weekly Update - Monday 17 August 2020- Missing Attachment

Good morning, Please now find attached the missing sheet referred to in the below section in yesterdays update. NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Uptake of UWE CPD COURSES for 2020-21 - (Message from Carol Hobbs, Education Facilitator, Somerset Training Hub) Thank...

SGPET Weekly Update - Monday 17 August 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Uptake of UWE CPD COURSES for 2020-21 - (Message from Carol Hobbs,Education Facilitator, Somerset Training Hub) Thank you to those who have contacted me so far. I am pleased to have been able to support so many Nurses and AHPs and I...

SGPET Weekly Update - 10 August 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here How to manage patients with acute and chronic conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic: This BMJ resource covers all clinical areas and problems, gives concise, readable advice based on latest guidelines and is regularly...

SGPET Weekly Update - 3 August 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET continues to review our education programmes in the light of Covid and its impact on our commitment to support your learning and professional development. Health Education England has advised that direct contact activities...

SGPET Weekly Update - 27 July 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Group Consultation ' SGPET does not expect planned Group Consultation training meetings with national leaders ELC to take place in September and October. Practices interested instead in receiving online training and support from ELC...

SGPET Weekly Update - 20 July 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here GatewayC is an online cancer education platform for all primary care clinicians. Courses are supported by Cancer Research UK, endorsed by Macmillan Cancer Support. Courses, accredited by RCGP and Health Education Funding means you can...

SGPET Weekly Update - 13 July 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here GP Recruitment event 15th July - Our popular GP recruitment events of the past four years gave GPs and GP Trainees the chance to meet up and talk to a wide variety of Somerset practices all in one session. We have re-designed the...

SGPET Weekly Update - 6 July 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Changes to our website and this update. Please note from today our Anytime Learning Tutorials will be accessible from an Anytime Learning Page, rather than incorporated in our dated events list. This will hopefully make things...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - 29 June 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Helpful BMJ Article - Throat and ear infections in children: URTI in the time of COVID-19. GP Recruitment event 15th July - We are going online: Our popular GP recruitment events of the past four years gave GPs and GP Trainees the...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - 22 June 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Receptionist Training Slides - CHIS have developed some training slides for receptionists in response to a request for support on how we might reduce the number of children being turned away when they attend for immunisation too...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - 15 June 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Paediatric Study Session, Wednesday 17th June 2020 - Unfortunately due to some last minute problems, some of the speakers are unable to present, however we will still be running the two sessions below. Please note these will count...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Mon 8 June 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here • NEW Paediatrics Study Session. We unfortunately had to cancel this in person training day due to be held on the 22 April. However we are pleased to say we are going to be holding a Paediatrics Study Session on the 17th...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - 1 June 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here We are disappointed that the annual June Yeovil Update course cannot take place at Yeovil Hospital Academy as planned next week. However, we are very pleased that some of the programmes contributors are able to run live Zoom...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Tuesday 26 May 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Please see below the final approved version of the Somerset IP & C Good Practice Guide for your use and information. IPC Good Practice Guide - Final version now available LMC & SGPET Office Phone lines: due to the increase in...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Mon 18 May 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here SGPET Training - We have now cancelled all our face to face training and meetings until the end of June and will review any further as time goes on. Education via online resources and Zoom sessions are being arranged and will be...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Mon 11 May 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Recovering after COVID19 - a practical guide for clinicians and commissioners Steve Holmes, GP in Somerset and PCRS Education Lead and Rob Stone, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Musgrove Park Hospital, Somerset provide a practical...

SGPET COVID 19, Weekly Update, Mon 4 May 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here All that coughs is not Covid gives advice from Dt Steve Holmes , Shepton Mallet GP and education lead for the UK's Primary Care Respiratory Society, about how to assess the respiratory impact of Covid and how to distinguish it and the...

SGPET COVID 19, Weekly Update, Mon 27 April 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Somerset Covid-19 Rapid Training Guide Everyone has a lot of learning to do to feel confident in the new skills and understanding required by Covid-19. This guide is designed to help you identify your learning needs and then access...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update - Mon 20 April 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here Shielding vulnerable patients from Covid-19, RCGP slide set module update April 20th Support and educational group meetings SGPET is working with the LMC, Somerset Training Hub and Somerset GP Career Plus to ensure that everyone in...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update, Tues 14 April 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here The Roth Score: DO NOT use in primary care (update 2/4/2020) Some emerging protocols have recommended use of Roth Score to assess shortness of breath over the telephone but updated advice now from Professor Greenhalgh at the Centre of...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update, Mon 6 April 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing suspected or confirmed pneumonia in adults in the community. NICE guideline [NG165] Published date: 03 April 2020 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng165 It only runs to five on line pages with...

SGPET COVID 19 Weekly Update, Mon 30 March 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD - This and past updates can be found here As SGPET face to face education events remain postponed we are organising some remote learning tutorials, webinars and small group events around key topics that you will be able to view and access on this SGPET course page . Additions...

SGPET - Information and Learning about Covid19 - Weekly Update , Mon 23 March 2020

SGPET - Information and Learning about Covid19 - A Weekly Update Due to Covid19 all SGPET events are now cancelled at least until the end of May. Education is always big part of being a healthcare professional and that is particularly so when there are new skills to learn and new ideas to...

SGPET Fortnightly Update - Monday 2nd March 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD GP's & others in similar roles We would like to increase numbers at the below meetings: Bridgwater Evening Education Group - 9 March (Speaker Andrew Drysdale, ENT Update) South Somerset & Yeovil First 5 - 11 March (Speaker Mehmet Gem, Young Adult Hip Pain) Mendip First 5 -...

SGPET Forthcoming sessions - Fortnightly Update week Commencing 17 Feb 2020

NEWS/UPDATE BOARD GP's & others in similar roles SGPET 2020/21 Membership (1 April 2020 - 31 March 2021), please find details and membership forms here 9 March, Bridgwater Education Evening - speaker confirmed, Andrew Drysdale ENT, Consultant Practice Nurse & others in similar roles Nurse...

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...