Bolton GP Trainers Group is a peer support and development group for GP Trainers and GPs interested in becoming trainers. It is chaired and convened by Dr Reuban Pratheepan Meetings are currently held over MS Teams.

Date for the next meetings:

Future meeting ideas: SRTT: Raj Khiroya, TALC: Julian Tomkinson, Extension Support Pilot & PCN Estates Questionnaire NW

Minutes and Resources from recent meetings

January 25th 2023 (WEDNESDAY): Ruth McCann Assistant HR Business partner at STHK Lead employer came to talk about the leave arrangements for trainees as well as support offered by the HR Advisory team. Nicola Layton, the new Bolton training programme administrator was introduced to the group. Improving trainees’ attendance at OOH sessions was discussed with a view to highlighting this at induction and the group was reminded about the upcoming local trainer CPD sessions.

September 27th 2022 (TUESDAY): Mary Cheshire & Rob Harris discussed the GM Training NHSE GP Fellowship programme:- GM Training NHSE GP Fellowship programme. Reuban Pratheepan presented a CPD exercise detailing the difference between PDPs and Agreed action plans:- Agreed Action plans Vs PDPs and Seb Pillon introduced the group to the locally developed RCA calibration tool (RCA SOX Resources above).

May 24th 2022 (TUESDAY): Mohan Kumar (Wigan AD) introduced the trainers’ group to the GM TALC resource and the concept of TALC trainers and local RCA SOX mentors. Teaching and Learning Consultation Skills (TALC) resource

December 9th 2021(THURSDAY): AKT SOX, Head of School’s Winter Update

May 27th 2021 (Fellowship, The Trainee Education Programme, General Update/Q&A)