HDR programme

Welcome to the Half Day Release Course. Sessions are held from 2 – 5 pm at Field House, Bradford Royal Infirmary, on Tuesday afternoons, with a break for refreshments and networking from 3.15 – 3.30 pm.  All GP trainees on the Bradford scheme are expected to attend every session. Please sign the register as a record of attendance – this helps us monitor your protected learning time.  If your work commitments in your GP or hospital post make it difficult for you to attend, please let Sofya and the Programme Directors know. Otherwise, attendance is MANDATORY.  We would strongly recommend you return to this page regularly to check for changes and updates.

All sessions in Field  House, Bradford Royal Infirmary, 2 – 5 pm, unless otherwise  specified

Click here to see which HDR group you are in.

Click here to see who your TPD advisor is (for when you want help)

Date Session Description
16 September 2014 Group session This is a session in HDR groups where registrars can bring in difficult cases or journal/news paper articles for discussion. Registrars might also wish to present something. A suggested theme for the session is alcohol.
23 September 2014 BIG TOPIC 1 – Alcohol This HDR is on alcohol. Lifeline and the hub are coming as guest speakers. It will throw light on the services available and the care pathways for this vulnerable group.
30 September 2014 2nd 3 tier The second of our ‘3 tier sessions’ with separate groups for ST1s and 2s in GP posts working on consultation skills, ST1s and 2s in hospital posts working on a range of topics, and ST3s working on preparation for life after GP training, or on CSA preparation.
07 October 2014 Seemab and adult safeguarding This session is on adult safeguarding, with guest speakers from the adult safeguarding team. The session will focus on the who, how, when and where of adult safeguarding.
14 October 2014 Sexual Abuse Clare – Mosaic
21 October 2014 Mock CSA/ alt Rehearsal for exam for 9 ST3s/alt session with ? for remainder of group
28 October 2014 CBD style thing This is a session in HDR groups where registrars can bring in difficult cases or journal/news paper articles for discussion. Registrars might also wish to present something. A suggested theme for the session is community orientation- tell us your brilliant ideas!
04 November 2014 Part-time working -Guest Speaker, Mark Purvis?? Session looking at the issues of part-time working -both the positives and negatives and also the choices it brings.
11 November 2014 Neuro/genetics ?
18 November 2014 BIG TOPIC 3 – Respiratory Resp ISCEE
25 November 2014 3rd 3 tier The third of our ‘3 tier sessions’ with separate groups for ST1s and 2s in GP posts working on consultation skills, ST1s and 2s in hospital posts working on a range of topics, and ST3s working on preparation for life after GP training, or on CSA preparation.
02 December 2014 Eyes Session run by Anita Reynolds for GP registrars
09 December 2014 4th 3 tier The fourth of our ‘3 tier sessions’ with separate groups for ST1s and 2s in GP posts working on consultation skills, ST1s and 2s in hospital posts working on a range of topics, and ST3s working on preparation for life after GP training, or on CSA preparation.
16 December 2014 Mock CSA/ alt-Social prescribing Rehearsal for exam for 9 ST3s/alt session with Social prescribing
23 December 2014 Mindfulness/NLP/CBT Session looking at mindfulness. It will help both your own mental health and also your ability to help others
06 January 2015 5th 3 tier The fifth of our ‘3 tier sessions’ with separate groups for ST1s and 2s in GP posts working on consultation skills, ST1s and 2s in hospital posts working on a range of topics, and ST3s working on preparation for life after GP training, or on CSA preparation.
13 January 2015 Fitness to practise overview Session looking at the competency of fitness to practice in more detail. This session will cover the competency and try to bring together some of the ideas and issues raised in the previous sessions.
20 January 2015 Arts This session will be run Roger Higson and will try to bring out the soul of medicine by focusing on the right side of the brain.
27 January 2015 Meal out
03 February 2015 No HDR