In this section you can find links to useful education and training information, resources, events and courses.
Professional Development has been set up to support the development of clinicians as they progress throughout their careers – from the time they graduate to their retirement. Professional Development offers a range of resources to support clinicians, healthcare providers and education providers across the capital.
This section provides details of courses of interest to practitioners of all disciplines looking to take their clinical education and skills further.
Information for dentists
Health Education England is coordinating the national process for recruiting trainees into Dental Foundation Training (DFT).Find out more about this as well as continuing professional development, prevention in practice, eWisdom, Northwick Park Dental Education Centre and other information for dentist and dental students.
Information for doctors, junior doctors and GPs
Appraisal and revalidation: Medical revalidation is the process by which all doctors who are licensed with the General Medical Council (GMC) will regularly demonstrate that they are up to date and fit to practice.
Flexible training – for doctors and GPs: information on eligibility, how to apply for flexible training, educational approval, General Practice and everything else you need to know about training less-than-full-time.
Relocation for junior doctors: Information about the reimbursement of relocation expenses and related expenses, such as excess travel costs, for all junior doctors on a recognised London training programme, and KSS training programmes whilst employed by a London or KSS Trust.
International medical graduates: Britain is recognised as a leading force in its training and educational capabilities. However, the sheer range of clinical and research based postgraduate courses are sometimes bewildering for international medical graduates.
Information for GPs: The School of General Practice is responsible for the delivery and support of General Practice training for medical doctors in London.
Information for Trainers
A single point of access to a range of development opportunities for all healthcare professionals involved in teaching in the workplace. www.faculty.londondeanery.ac.uk
Tools for Clinicians
Leadership Academy. www.londonleadershipacademy.nhs.uk/
Shared decision-making tools for clinicians. sdm.rightcare.nhs.uk
Resources for doctors. www.doctors.net.uk
Resources for all Parts of the Healthcare Workforce
E-learning resources for all parts of the healthcare workforce. www.e-lfh.org.uk
Useful information for staff on Agenda for Change bands 1 to 4 www.skillsforhealth.org
Improvement and Change
NHS Improving Quality works to improve health outcomes across England by providing improvement and change expertise. www.nhsiq.nhs.uk
Award winning information about patient experiences for a variety of conditions. www.healthtalkonline.org
information about experiences of young people as patients and service users. www.youthhealthtalk.org
Free online dementia care training aimed at health and social care professionals, care home managers and staff and voluntary sector organisations. www.dementiatrainingcentre.co.uk