Upcoming Events

Any trainees returning in the 3 months following an event will be emailed about it.

SuppoRTT Cross Specialty Event – every 2 months

Cross speciality Return to training online event for all out-of-programme trainees. Offering practical tips on managing your return to training and the opportunity to network with other returning trainees and the SuppoRTT team.

Productivity in Focus Event – every 3-4 months

A calm and focused online coaching retreat designed especially for anyone who finds working from home has reduced their productivity and focus. The day is designed to offer protected productivity whilst also learning to use ‘staying focused’ and anti-procrastination techniques to deal with performance gremlins and improve productivity. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Learn a number of ‘staying focused’ techniques
  • Learn how to self-coach during stressful situations and regain control
  • Learn how to identify powerful thought patterns to reduce stress

High Intensity Productivity sessions – every 3-4 months

High intensity productivity: Maximising the impact of short time periods or opportunities for progress

This discussion seminar will support you to make the most of short periods of study and research time. You will work to create a personalised plan of action combining High Intensity Productivity (HIP) with focused goal setting. The session considers the biggest reasons for procrastination. You will learn how to break larger research, teaching, admin and study activities in to manageable and achievable tasks. The session benefits from integrated protected self-development time to trial the tools learned in the session. There is also the opportunity to reflect on how you will implement your learning in order to make the most of future opportunities and avoid procrastination.

Learning outcomes: 

• Know how to set realistic goals for short periods of research, teaching, admin or study time 

• Identify procrastinating behaviour and how to overcome it 

• Know how to be kind to our future-self through maintaining momentum 

• Know when HIP is best utilised

• Integrated protected time to trial HIP techniques with immediate demonstratable achievements

“This is an opportunity to get things done. I now have less on my to do list which is relaxing. The course is very useful for people who have a habit of putting things off.” Clinical trainee and PhD researcher, NHS East Midlands 2020

Coach yourself through imposter syndrome sessions – every 3-4 months

This online discussion seminar with small group coaching will identify common aspects of impostor syndrome affecting trainees returning to training. The session will support trainees to cultivate helpful thought patterns and beliefs for confidence. The small group and peer coaching approach allows trainees to consider how they can begin to internalise accomplishments, challenge limiting beliefs and showcase strengths 

Learning outcomes:

• Identify common aspects of impostor syndrome affecting trainees returning to training

• Cultivate impostor syndrome beating thought patterns

• Recognise personal values and beliefs that support self-confidence and esteem 

• Have a productive coaching conversation with colleagues and peers to support others suffering with impostor syndrome 

“I think everyone would benefit from this course. Even if they don’t suffer from imposter syndrome, it would still be useful for them to be able to identify it in their trainees/colleagues and be able to suggest some strategies”

OOPC Trainee, East Midlands, February 2021