Transition to Leadership Course 2019 – ST3 to ST4

The highly popular, free Transition to Leadership course is back for 2019.  The course is organised by the London School of Paediatrics. It runs over 3 days and is designed to prepare paediatric 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


This year the course is taking place on:

  • Days 1&2 on a choice of 29-30 April OR 13-14 June 2019
  • Day 3 in Autumn 2019, date TBC


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The course is FREE to attend but a deposit is required to book your place. This will be refunded after attendance at day 2.


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”


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