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CAREER DEVELOPMENT. HELPING YOU TO MAP OUT YOUR FUTURE

Making the Most of Your Consultant Post

  • Dates: 07 – 07 Oct, 2016
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Address: The King's Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN

Time: 9.30 - 4.30pmMMYCP

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  • How to make it as a consultant and win your ideal post
  • How to develop as a consultant and manage the responsibilities you face
  • Hear from experienced consultants, medicolegal experts, patients and guest speakers from similar high-risk industries
  • Earn 6 CDP points
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided on the day.

If you aspire to a consultant post, or want to make the most of your established consultant career, this is one conference you can’t afford to miss.

Medical Protection’s programme can help you map out the best route to a consultant post, as well as help you develop and protect your career. Our diverse range of expert speakers cover everything from interview techniques to negotiating a job plan for your consultant post. They’ll also discuss some of the common challenges consultants face, including handling adverse outcomes, the hazards of human decision making and even managing your reputation online.

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MEMBERS £75
NON-MEMBERS £150

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ASPIRING CONSULTANTS SHOULD ATTEND TO:
  • Learn what interview panels are looking for, how to prepare and get tips on interview technique. 
  • Find out how to work out a job plan and negotiate your employment contract.
  • Hear from the personal experiences of a new consultant and her advice on adjusting to your new role.
ESTABLISHED CONSULTANTS SHOULD ATTEND TO:
  • Find out how the lessons learnt in the airline industry can help reduce the hazards of human decision making in medical practise.
  • Learn how to take care of your reputation online and on social media.
  • Discover the key to effective handling of adverse outcomes for patients.
  • Hear how to handle confrontation, conflict and working with colleagues.
  • Listen to a real patient’s perspective on how to manage risk.
WHAT DO PREVIOUS ATTENDEES THINK?
9/10 attendees agree the conference enhanced their day-to-day practise.
 The diversity of speakers, topics and characters was great.
 Many of the talks are delivered by real consultants with full clinical responsibilities.
 My perspective has changed. I'm now seriously thinking about a consultant post.

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THE FULL PROGRAMME
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From 9.00am Registration and refreshments

9.30am – 9.35am Welcome and introduction by conference chair Dr James Thorpe – Medicolegal Adviser, MPS

9.35am – 10.05am Becoming a consultant – A personal experience from the first few years Dr Jane Sturgess – Consultant Anaesthetist

10.05am – 10.30am Managing your online reputation Dr Pallavi Bradshaw – Senior Medicolegal Adviser, MPS

10.30am – 11.00am Patient Perspective Clare Bowen – Bethany’s mum

11.00am – 11.20am MORNING BREAK

11.20am – 11.55am The human as hero or hazard – Human factors and system errors Guy Hirst – Chief Instructor, British Airways (retired)

11.55am – 12.30pm Effective handling of adverse outcomes – The importance of open communication Dr Vanessa Perrott – Head of Education Development and Delivery, MPS

12.30am – 1.05pm Confrontation, conflict and colleagues Dr Iain Johnstone – Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne

1.05pm – 1.15pm Q&A

1.15pm – 2.15pm LUNCH

2.15pm – 2.45pm The anatomy of a disciplinary case Dr Sam Godwin – Medicolegal Adviser, MPS

2.45pm – 2.55pm Q&A

2.55pm – 3.40pm Getting the offer – What the interview panel is looking for? Dr Andrew Jackson – Consultant Histopathologist, Director of Medical Education and Associate Medical Director, Dewsbury Hospital

3.40pm – 4.15pm After the offer – Navigating your way to becoming a successful consultant: Job plans and employment contracts Joe Chattin – Manager, Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA)

4.15pm Summary and close of conference

Tea and coffee will be available at the conclusion of the conference.