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Welcome to the Resources section of the website. Here you will find a collection of documents, websites, articles, books, presentations and videos relating to Careers, Educator Development and Medical Leadership.

You can filter the resources to make it easier to find what you are looking for. At the right hand side of the page (or at the bottom of the page if using a mobile device) you will find a number of tick boxes separated into Section, Category and Type. You can tick just one box or a number of boxes depending on what you are looking for but if your selection returns no resources you may need to broaden your search or try a different combination.

We hope that you find this page useful but if you experience any difficulties or have any suggestions for improvements please feel free to contact us at pgmde.nw@hee.nhs.uk.

European Association for Communication in Healthcare

European Association for Communication in Healthcare - the professional organisation of researchers and teachers. Whether you are a researcher, teacher, practitioner or patient, or indeed all four, EACH exists to offer you support and help about all matters concerning communication in healthcare. 

www.each.eu

Evidence Framework for Educators and Appraisers

Both the GMC and the AoME have described generic evidence that can be presented to demonstrate on-going development and standards as a trainer.  HEE (NW) has also produced further guidance which details slightly more specific ideas for the types of evidence you may collect. 

Excellence in Coaching: The Industry Guide - edited by Jonathon Passmore

Excellence in Coaching presents cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching. This comprehensive industry guide enables coaches to achieve personal excellence in a rapidly evolving profession through a collection of best-practice material from some of the biggest names in the profession including Sir John Whitmore, Philippe Rosinski and Peter Hawkins.

Faculty Development Educational Resources for Clinical Teachers

The Multiprofessional Faculty Development Unit within Health Education England  (London and South East) have produced a range of targeted faculty development educational resources for clinical teachers, which are available to other regions within HEE. 

There are some excellent resources including a series of open access short modules on the following core topics (plus others):

Fair Training Pathways for All: Understanding Experiences of Progression (Final Report)

This project was part of a programme of research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) to explore why UK doctors from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups, and doctors whose Primary Medical Qualification (PMQ) is from a medical school outside of the UK have, on average, poorer outcomes in assessments and recruitment compared to white doctors and UK medical school graduates.

FAQs: Recognition of Trainers in the North West

The GMC’s deadline for the recognition of trainers is fast approaching. Whilst some LEPs have the majority, or in some cases all trainers fully recognised, some organisations still have a great deal of work to do. 

Following a number of recent queries regarding the recoginition of trainers, HEE (NW) have produced these FAQs.

Field guide to the difficult patient interview

Written by FW Platt and G Gordon; physicians skilled at coaching colleagues in physician-patient communication, this pocket guide presents practical strategies for handling a wide variety of difficult patient interviews. Each chapter presents a hypothetical scenario, describes effective communication techniques for each phase of the interaction, and identifies pitfalls to avoid. The presentation includes examples of physician-patient dialogue, illustrations showing body language, and key references.

Finding Square Holes: Discover Who You Really Are and Find the Perfect Career

From Author Anita Houghton - Finding Square Holes is unique in taking a predominantly self-reflective approach to career development, combining techniques from personal development theory, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the Myers-Briggs model of personality. If you’re in a crossroad in your career, either trying to decide what to do, or disgruntled with your current job, this is the book for you. It starts with the premise that you can’t achieve happiness in anything if you don’t know what you want in life.

Foundation for Positive Mental Health

Foundation for Positive Mental Health

The ‘Foundation for Positive Mental Health’ has a series of twelve 15 minute audio tapes which are based on work  undertaken supporting elite athletes. You listen to each one every day for a week (or as close as you can manage).

General Medical Council

The GMC are an independent organisation that helps to protect patients and improve medical education and practice across the UK.  

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