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Developing Leadership Skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Start: 18/11/2021 08:30
End: 19/11/2021 16:45

Location: Online

Joint RCOG/Keele University Meeting

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keeleIf 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.

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 Wynne Thomas, Keele University, Staffordshire
  • Mr Gregory Ward FRCOG, London

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Deputy Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Dudley Robinson FRCOG, London


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

  • Standard rate: £396.00

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.

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