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Changing job plans and the consultant contract to deliver a 7 day service: experiences at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to be presented at National Conference

David Evans Medical Director at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will be presenting ‘Changing job plans and the consultant contract to deliver a 7 day service’ at the Consultant Job Planning conference on Tuesday 17 November 2015 at Hallam Conference Centre, London.

David will share his experiences including; how Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have approached persuading medical teams to participate in 7 day working, reviewing consultant job plans, daily review rounds and frustration with lack of enhanced support services in some areas and dealing with the reluctant participant and difficult situations in job planning.

This one day conference is a practical guide to successful consultant job planning. The conference opens with a presentation on delivering successful job planning in practice, lessons, challenges, objectives and solutions and promoting supporting professional activities (SPAs).  Through a series of presentations this one day conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to hear from a variety of healthcare professionals on topics including; pay progression, improving team performance and the role of the job plan in achieving personal development goals, individual and service objectives.

“Job planning is not just about agreeing a weekly timetable - it can be used to drive improvements in patient care.” British Medical Association

More information on job planning can be found on the BMA website

Healthcare Conferences UK are pleased to offer Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust  staff  wishing to attend this conference or any of their other events a 20% discount which can be claimed by quoting ref: hcuk20northumbria.  Visit

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The conference is due to take place on 17th November 2015 at Hallam Conference Centre, London.


12 August 2015


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