Most training and learning activities for GP Trainees in Severn are delivered by GP Specialty Training Programme teams for their own trainees. However, we had this additional course open to all trainees across the region in 2012 and hope to run it again in future, possibly in 2014.

A Mental Health Course for GP Trainees

  • Dealing with psychological aspects of physical illness
  • Managing serious mental illness in Primary Care
  • Conducting a mental health assessment
  • Assessing the risk of harm to the patient and others
  • Develop consultation skills relevant to CSA
  • Course handbook of current guidelines/resources
  • Applicable to working in primary or secondary care
  • Facilitated by local GP Educators and Psychiatrists

Further details from Penny Bridges