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The importance of support
14/01/2021

After nearly a decade in healthcare recruitment, I thought I was prepared for pretty much anything. Then I joined NHS Professionals in May 2020 in the middle of a global pandemic. Since that point, it has been a rollercoaster of a year, with demand for non-clinical flexible workers fluctuating enormously.

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Maintaining resilience during a pandemic
01/12/2020

In early 2020, the pandemic was expected to be a sprint for the NHS.

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The importance of resilience in the NHS right now
01/12/2020

Resilience is needed in the NHS now more than ever – at an individual, organisational and systemic level. We all need to work together to prepare for, respond to and adapt to both ongoing change and major unexpected disruptions. This is not just about surviving, it’s about minimising crises and identifying improvements, both personally and professionally.

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Webinar Series

Doctors Direct Webinars; Natasha McEnroe
26/02/2021

We are delighted to welcome Natasha McEnroe on Friday 26th February 12:30-13:30 to host a webinar about the history of medicine at the Science museum, her five favourite objects and the COVID-19 collection.

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Dr Nicolo Matteo Luca Battisti
10/02/2021

We are delighted to welcome Dr Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti on Friday 26th March 13:00 – 14:00

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Mike Morrissey, Chief Executive; European Cancer Organisation
15/12/2020

Chaired by our Medical Director and Responsible Officer, Helen McGill and a number of prestigious guest speakers, these webinars explore different topics, suitable for all grades and specialties, providing you with thought provoking discussion and a CPD certificate.

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Judith Richardson, Medical Director and Responsible Officer of NICE
13/11/2020

We are delighted to welcome Judith Richardson, Medical Director and Responsible Officer of NICE on Friday 13th November 12:30 – 13:30

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Leadership with Dame Clare Marx
21/10/2020

We are delighted to welcome Dame Clare Marx, Chair of the GMC on Wednesday 22nd October between 18:00 – 19:00

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Blake Dobson
01/10/2020

GMC focus; Appraisal and Revalidation

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Dr Vanessa Apea
24/09/2020

We are delighted to welcome Dr Vanessa Apea on Thursday 24th September between 18:30 – 19:30.

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Dr Vimoshan Arumuham
08/09/2020

Chaired by our Medical Director and Responsible Officer, Helen McGill and a number of prestigious guest speakers, these webinars explore different topics, suitable for all grades and specialties, providing you with thought provoking discussion and a CPD certificate.

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Doctors Direct Webinars; Dr JD Polk, Medical Director, NASA
20/08/2020

We are honoured to welcome Dr JD Polk on Thursday 20th August between 13:00 – 14:00.

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Round table talk with Dr Faisil Sethi
13/08/2020

Round table talk with Dr Faisal Sethi

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End of life care with Professor Matt Makin
30/07/2020

Matt will be exploring the important topic of end of life care.

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COVID-19 in children with Dr Ashley Reece
21/07/2020

We are honoured to welcome Dr Ashley Reece as the speaker for our webinar on Tuesday 21st July between 18:30 – 19:30.

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Lockdown Lectures: Speaking Truth to Power
02/07/2020

Speaking Truth to Power

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Lockdown Lectures: If exercise is good for your mental health, why is it risky to be an athlete?
25/06/2020

If exercise is good for your mental health, why is it risky to be an athlete?

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Lockdown Lectures: A few infectious detours
18/06/2020

A few infectious detours

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Lockdown Lectures: Demystifying the GMC - a view from within
11/06/2020

Demystifying the GMC - a view from within

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Lockdown Lectures: Education in the workplace
04/06/2020

Education in the workplace

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Lockdown Lectures: Personal Wellbeing
28/05/2020

Lockdown Lectures: Personal Wellbeing

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Lockdown Lectures: Negligence and Consent
21/05/2020

Negligence and Consent – getting it right

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Lockdown Lectures: HEURISTICS
14/05/2020

Cognitive shortcuts to avoid analysis paralysis – but beware the pitfalls

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