Transition to Leadership Course: ST3 to ST4

The highly popular, free Transition to Leadership course is back this summer.  This well established course is organised by the London School of Paediatrics.  It runs over 3 days and is designed to prepare ST3s for the transition to becoming a registrar.  Topics covered include:

– Life as a new SpR

– Leading at night

– Updates on child protection and consent

– Understanding emergency referral and retrieval pathways

– End of life care

– Negotiation and conflict resolution

– Decision-making

– Putting leadership into practice


Days 1&2 will be run twice, with a choice of:

  • 14th and 15th May 2018 OR  14th and 15th June 2018

Day 3 is on 19th October 2018.


Quotes from previous attendees include

  • “This course has gone a long was to allaying my fears for making the jump up from ST3 to ST4”
  • “I now have a better idea of things to do to prepare before starting ST4 – this course has highlighted areas I want to focus on beforehand”
  • “It was helpful to have gone through personal and specific examples, to have tips, tools  and strategies to cope with challenges”
  • “There was really good advice on child protection, consent and end of life scenarios, as well as how to prepare for clinics, and managing patients who need follow up”
  • “The tips I picked up on T2L have been really useful in helping me through my first few weeks as a registrar, especially the little things like which jobs I should delegate to my SHOs and when to call the consultant at night”


The course is FREE to attend but a deposit is required to book your place.


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