Thinking Together – exploring new ways of working

This joint learning programme is part of the National ‘Enhancing Generalist Skills’ programme. It is for GP, paediatric, IMT and psychiatry trainees.



  • Improve cross-professional understanding of decision making and approaches
  • Consider social determinants of health and their impact
  • Improve communication between teams and enhance the patient journey
  • Improve person-centred, humanistic care

It will comprise 2 full day in-person workshops followed by a final day at the end to showcase quality improvement projects. You will have a chance to learn with colleagues from other disciplines, using a case-based approach, giving you the opportunity to forge working relationships and to understand different perspectives, with input from patients. You will need to commit to both course days in order to participate in the programme. Note – this is different but linked to the Thinking Together programme running between CAMHS and Paediatrics trainees in previous years.

The course dates are:

4th Oct -and 1st Nov  2022

8th Nov – and 6th Dec 2022 – Child Health themed

10th Jan and 7th Feb 2023

March 14th 2023 -final day, to showcase QI projects

If you attend, you will have the option of being part of a working group of trainees who take part in quality improvement activity in between the formal teaching sessions.

Please email or for more information or to book a place.