Managing Stress & Anxiety All Trainees

Category: Training - Other

Date: October 26th 2018

Location: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin St, Bristol BS2 8HW BS2 8HW

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Managing Stress & Anxiety


HEE South West is pleased to offer one day training to all trainees focusing on Managing Stress and Anxiety
We know that training can be a stressful and anxiety provoking time. There are many competing demands; work, placements, exams, ARCP’S, portfolios, research, papers, family/ friends and home life commitments (to name a few).

This day will explore anxiety and stress and how they impact on our functioning, thoughts, emotions and performance. We will look at thinking styles and how these can lead to and perpetuate anxiety and stress. We will explore the theory behind these ideas and discuss a combination of behavioural and cognitive techniques to work effectively to manage anxiety and stress.


Learning objectives:

•To think about anxiety and stress within the context of competing work/ training and personal life commitments.
•To explore what works well for individuals and what may be hindering them.
•To teach to techniques to help better manage stress and anxiety


Course facilitators:


Dr Emma Lishman and Dr Ines Obradovic are Clinical Psychologist’s who work for Hammet Street Consultants and specialise in working with doctors in training. Recognising the immense pressure junior doctors face they started running courses (reducing stress and anxiety, exam support, building resilience) which offer support and open up conversations about some of the difficulties doctors face.



We are holding training days at various locations throughout the South West


University Hospital Bristol, Friday 26th October

Clinical Skills Postgraduate Centre, Truro, Monday 29th October

Musgrove Park Academy, Taunton, Friday 2nd November

Yeovil District Hospital , Thursday 22nd November

Learning & Research Building Southmead Hospital, Monday 26th November


For further information contact