The Day Release Course for ST3 GP Trainees

ST3 resources

Resources and links from ST3 sessions are collated here. Please note, not all sessions are included, as some presentations are not shareable due to content or author reasons.


Consultation Models

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Great Explanations


How Primary Care Works

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Non-NHS Work

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RCA Preparation Course

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Advanced Consultation Skills Course

Positive Practice

The Science of Smiling:

GP Consultations: Is there any point being positive? Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1987;294:1200

Civility Saves Lives

GMC: The Reflective Practitioner—guidance-for-doctors-and-medical-students

Accepting Imperfection

Doctor Efficient Consulting

InnovAIT issue looking at consultations (Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2019):

including Deen Mirza’s article: The need for new GP consultation models

How to Consult Quickly (Deen Mirza)

Digital & Tech GP:

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Heartsink Patients

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Wellbeing Day

Like Eating a Raisin


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Adult Safeguarding

Patient Records

Mental Capacity & Best Interests

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Child Safeguarding

Reporting Concerns

E-Learning Packages



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Although Appraisers don’t verify/check GP’s safeguarding learning as part of an appraisal, it is a part of CQC and GMC guidance to keep up to date and worth adding to your portfolio of evidence. RCGP supplementary guide to safeguarding training requirements for all primary care staff

Appraisal Toolkits

You are welcome to record your learning and development in any way you like, but here are links to some commonly used online toolkits:


Page last reviewed: 5 June, 2024