Upcoming Events

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.

Noisy environments and babies are welcome.

Next event: 15th May 2024, 10.00-13.00 – to book a space: https://forms.office.com/e/MrYaGQQ8K4

Future events: 3rd July 2024, 10.00-13.00 – to book a space: https://forms.office.com/e/JaktrwmNxx

High Intensity Productivity sessions – every 3-4 months

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

We encourage you to find childcare if possible for this session to get the most out of it, however you can bring babies along if you don’t have any childcare options.

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

Next event: 2nd July 2024, 10.00-12.00 – to book a space: https://forms.office.com/e/TAABLCF9ZH

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.

Babies are welcome for this session.

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

Next event:

Future events: 12th June 2024, 12.00-14.00 – to book a space: https://forms.office.com/e/xrm5WveTeD

10th September 2024, 10.00-12.00 – to book a space: https://forms.office.com/e/TeXgVDBwHy

Specialty specific events – contact the team to book a place:

GP Return to Training Course: 11th June 2024, 1st October 2024

Online courses offered to all regions by Yorkshire and Humber:

Use the link below to access their course catalogue, including sessions such as:

Reconnecting with Purpose: Exploring Career Challenges and Rediscovering Professional Passion

Return with Resilience

How to Process Difficult Emotions

Building Personal and Professional Wellbeing