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Enhancing Resilience, Reducing Stress & Supporting the Wellbeing of Doctors

Friday 9 Oct 2020

West One De Vere, London

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This conference focuses on Enhancing Resilience, Reducing Stress & Supporting the Wellbeing of Doctors. Following the recent GMC commissioned report ‘Caring for Doctors, Caring for Patients’ the conference addresses how we can meet the recommendations of this report and work more  to deliver effective resilience and wellbeing programmes to support doctors and other clinical staff working in the NHS. 

“Medicine is a tough job, but we make it far harder than it should be by neglecting the simple basics in caring for doctors’ wellbeing. The wellbeing of doctors is vital because there is abundant evidence that workplace stress in healthcare organisations affects quality of care for patients as well as doctors’ own health ”

Caring for Doctors, Caring for Patients November 2019 

“Over a third of doctors working in secondary care also indicated that they’d been unwell as a result of work-related stress in the previous year.”

Caring for Doctors, Caring for Patients November 2019 

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to enhance resilence, reduce stress and support the wellbeing of Doctors
  • Reflect on the lived experience of a Doctor under pressure 
  • Learn from outstanding practice in delivering wellbeing programmes 
  • Reflect on national developments and learning
  • Understand the factors which impact on the mental health and wellbeing of medical students and doctors
  • Improve the way Doctors support Doctors through developing a compassionate workplace culture 
  • Develop your skills in bringing joy back to work
  • Understand how you can improve self-care 
  • Identify key strategies to foster joyful places to work using quality improvement methods, leadership models, team building exercises and other tools and methods
  • Explore causes of stress and supporting doctors to reduce stress
  • Identify what support is out there for doctors and how can a colleague or an organisation support a doctor in difficulty?
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

Dr Darren Kilroy

Medical Director
Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Caroline Walker

Psychiatrist, Therapist, Trainer, Coach & Founder
The Joyful Doctor

Ms Lucy Warner

Chief Executive
NHS Practitioner Health Programme

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

West One De Vere is located on Portland Street and is a 10 minute walk for Great Portland Street Underground station and a 5 minute walk from Oxford Circus
By Rail
West One De Vere is just a five minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus tube (Central, Victoria, and Bakerloo), Bond street (Jubilee) and a 10 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) and Marylebone station.
By Road
Portland Place is just north of Oxford Circus. The nearest NCP car park is approximately 300 yards away. Follow the A4201 past De Vere West One taking the second left turning onto Weymouth Street, then take the second left onto Weymouth Mews.
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Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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