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Developing Leadership Skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology - FULLY BOOKED

Start: 10/06/2021 08:30
End: 11/06/2021 16:45

Location: RCOG
Programme: Developing Leadership Skills in O&G - June 2021.pdf

Joint RCOG/Keele University Meeting

Keele UniversityIf you're a new consultant or senior trainee, join us for this comprehensive course which aims to prepare you to be effective leaders in your speciality and wider organisations.

The two-day event will focus on how to lead a safe team, including topics such as: negotiation, resilience, conflict resolution and reviewing the relevance of personality on leadership style (facilitated by completion of a pre-course Myers-Briggs indicator).

This course has sold out for the past five years, so we strongly encourage you to book now to avoid disappointment.

Please note: places on this course are limited to a maximum of 40.

Why attend?

  • Develop new knowledge about leadership skills in O&G in the NHS
  • Learn about tools to empower you to lead and manage services that promote safe and effective care for women
  • Stimulate your interest in learning more about being an effective leader and how to apply this to everyday practice
  • Develop your confidence in practising effectively as a leader
  • Learn from a combination of interactive discussions and focused lectures

Pre-course work

This course requires delegates to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which will be used for discussions in small groups during the course. In order to share this with delegates, the RCOG will send your name and email address to Keele University.

Who should attend?

  • ST6/7 trainees
  • Consultants within the first 2-3 years of taking up post

Course format

This programme has been developed collaboratively between the RCOG and the Keele Clinical Leadership Academy, located in Postgraduate Medicine at Keele University.

We are committed to running the Developing Leadership course in June 2021 however in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and given the uncertainty around the impact of social distancing measures on events in the future, a decision around whether this course will be run virtually will be decided in early 2021 and we will contact all participants with further information.

Course Faculty

  • Dr Sonji Clarke FRCOG, London
  • Mrs Jennifer Cowpe, Keele University, Staffordshire
  • Dr Simon Cunningham MRCOG, Stoke
  • Dr Lesley Curry MRCOG, Edinburgh
  • Mr Kim Hinshaw FRCOG, Sunderland
  • Mr Rehan Khan MRCOG, London
  • Dr Jonny Rust, Southampton
  • Dr Wynne Thomas, Keele University, Staffordshire
  • Mr Gregory Ward FRCOG, London

Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences

Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT at 20%) for this event is: 

  • Standard rate: £565.00

How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event
  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  3. Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee
  4. Return to this page
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in

Alternatively, you can download and complete the booking form, then email it to the, although if you book using this method you will not receive the £10 online discount. 

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries regarding this event, please contact:

Events Team

In order to gain maximum benefit from this development course, attendees will be provided with links to relevant reading materials by the RCOG.

Pre-course work will also involve completion of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, with the results discussed in small groups on the course. This will be sent to delegates by Keele University.

Links to all of the above will be provided well in advance of the course to ensure sufficient time for you to complete the preparation ahead of the course.