Courses and Conferences

The Thames Valley Centre for Workforce & Educator Development (TV CWED) has an experienced team who organise and administer courses within the Thames Valley Region for a range of delegates: including Trainees, Educational Supervisors, Senior Managers and Allied Health Professional staff groups.

The aim of the TV CWED is to develop a broad range of development opportunities via programmes and workshops that meet the ever-changing needs of a multi-professional and multi-cultural workforce, addressing relevant legislation changes within the healthcare setting and enabling delegates to develop both personally and professionally in their NHS career.

The range of relevant, quality-assured courses, programmes and conferences deliver a high-quality educational experience to delegates and, above all, assist with improving patient outcomes. 

The TV CWED portfolio consists of:

Educator Development – Developmental and informative events for the educator community and bespoke training for Educational and Clinical Supervisors, in line with the GMC Recognition of Trainers Implementation Plan.

The Thames Valley/Wessex Virtual Conference will take place on 14 November 2023 (half day). The conference is on Sexism/Gender Discrimination in Medicine.

 And we welcome all doctors in training, trainers and teams who make training possible in Thames Valley and Wessex to be a part of this key event on MS Teams.

Sessions include some high-profile speakers:

Professor Dame Jane Dacre, Former President of the Royal Colleges of Physicians;

Dr Jo Mountfield, Vice President of the Health Foundation;

Dr Chelcie Jewitt, EM Trainee and widely published author in the field.  

There are more confirmations to be announced soon.

We hope you will sign up and join us for this event.

To register please complete the registration form

The HEE Thames Valley Educator Conference is being held on 16 May 2023, all day at the Kassam Stadium.

There are some exciting, stimulating, and thought-provoking talks lined up. The sessions also provide a great opportunity to network with other educators from Thames Valley and Wessex. 

On the day, we are proud to welcome the following key speakers, giving you an opportunity to meet and discuss their ideas:

Dr Alex Deng, Programme lead for Artificial intelligence fellowships at The London Medical Imaging & AI Centre for Value Based Healthcare will talk about “The future of AI in medicine, what educators need to know”.

Professor Michael Sanders, Professor of Public Policy, director – experimental government team and deputy director of London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership will talk about “Morale in organisations”. His discussions will include his Harvard Business Review paper titled “A little recognition can provide a big morale boost”.

Professor Dai Hounsell, Emeritus Professor of education at University of Edinburgh will discuss educational principles and how they apply to medical education.

Professor Chris Pugh, Professor of Medicine at University of Oxford and Associate Dean will talk about “The new Oxford DM program’’.

Maugan Dixon from the GMC will be joining us on the day to talk through the GMC’s Social Media Guidance. The session will cover the use of personal devices at work, handling patient information and, guidance for doctors with additional responsibilities. Using a case study, the session will discuss the practical application of GMC guidance.

This is a whole day event with relevant and timely educational content delivered by regional and national speakers.

Please complete the form. If you prefer, you can join us online. The slots available for face to face attendance are limited and we hope you will book early. 

Email if you have any questions.

Leadership and Management – Fun, interactive and challenging programmes; designed to enhance the skills necessary to be successful in any leadership role.

Masterclasses – These multi-professional, interactive masterclasses provide a wealth of information and advice, and are delivered by highly experienced professionals.

The TVCWED team operates an online course booking management system (Accent). This provides delegates, once registered, with the opportunity to view course/event information, express an interest in a course or book directly onto a course event.

Please click on the link for further information about our courses or to book a place on an event