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Training and Education Afternoons

The monthly educational meetings in protected time are designed to bring at least some of your professional development back into the daytime.

Our aim is to provide you with high-quality learning and an opportunity to network with friends and colleagues, old and new.

Why attend? 

  • Consultant-led educational topics
  • Development workshop done in a speed-dating format in small groups
  • Direct feedback to the commissioners
  • Networking with colleagues
  • Fun and interactive
  • Prioritise education for the benefit of patients
  • Downloadable resources from the monthly events

We appreciate that a half day practice closure is not always feasible. However, if you cannot attend a particular event at Trinity Park, your practice can take advantage of part of the afternoon closure to do some in-house training. We also use the afternoon closures to support 'mandatory' training for your staff and arrange events as per our published timetables. 


The next education afternoon is:

Thursday 24 May 2018: Safeguarding update - Exploitation

14.15 - 15.30 GP Development workshop including: parenting programme, trading standards, MASH and looked after children.

16.00 - 17.00 Domestic Violence - Bal Kaur


14.15 - 17.45 Level 3 Children and Young People Safeguarding Level 3 - Tabitha Griffin

Full Agenda available HERE.


Important Announcement: Training and Education dates for 2018

Our dates for training and education afternoons have been agreed as below.

Thurs 8 Feb - End of Life care
Wed 7 Mar - Mental Health (children and young people) and suicide intervention
Wed 25 Apr - Breast disease
Thurs 24 May - Safeguarding
Thurs 28 Jun - One Clinical Community
Thurs 13 Sep - Endocrinology
Wed 10 Oct - Cancer
Thurs 15 Nov - One Clinical Community
Wed 12 Dec - Lipid Clinics
Wed 13 February 2019
Thurs 14 March 2019

All afternoon sessions start 1.15pm for 2.15pm start, and finish by 6pm at the latest.

Please note there are no events in January, July, August 2018 and January 2019.

It is important to ensure that you book your place early.  View our events calendar for further information. 


If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that these events are NOT sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry: CCG Policy on relations with the pharmaceutical industry.

Shelley Mitchell
Email: shelley.mitchell1@nhs.net



One Clinical Community

How can we better reduce workload and optimise patient care through collaborative working of the community of clinicians?

For GPs and consultants working in Ipswich and East Suffolk, West Suffolk and North East Essex

Next event

Thursday 28 June 2018


Trinity Park Events Centre, Ipswich

Topic: Alliance and working together


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