Have you got a story to share?

The third installment of LOC in the Lakes will soon be available to book, we are hosting the day at Rheged on Wednesday 7th March 2018.

This year the theme will be based around Building Success through Better Communication. 

If you have a story and would like to share your experience, we would like to showcase your successes in Improvement and Successful Communication in our Informal poster presentation.

Please send your stories, pictures or improvements to info@theclic.org.uk 


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a Seamless Surgery Connect sharing event on Friday 23rd March at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and would like to invite front line clinical and non-clinical staff,  improvement and transformation leads and anyone else who is interested in improving surgical pathways throughout the NHS. 

In Sheffield they have been running a surgical pathway improvement programme – Seamless Surgery – for the past couple of years and are keen to share their outcomes and learning and know there are many examples of great improvements for Surgical pathways around the NHS. This event is about bringing people together to share, learn and spread this great practice. 

Date: Friday 23rd March 
Time: 10.00 – 16.00 (registration from 9am)
Location: Medical Education Centre, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, S5 7AU
Cost: Free to attend

To register your attendance, please email Rachael.keegan@sth.nhs.uk 




Have you ever found yourself with a patient who seems stuck, distressed, or struggling to cope and been unsure how best to help?

The aim of the course is to provide an overview of CBT and outline how some of the skills may be helpful within your role as a healthcare professional. Attendance on this course may also allow you to go on to the intermediate 6-day training course, please enquire for further details/ eligibility criteria.

…if so, come and join us for an introduction to:

  • CBT first-aid skills to integrate into your practice
  • A framework for communicating and understanding problems
  • Confidence in handling difficult conversations and strong emotions

The CBT Taster Day is evidence based / NICE compliant; unique to Cumbria; and delivered by local psychological experts working in physical health settings.

The course is being held Mungrisdale Village Hall, Penrith on Tuesday, 20th February 2018 and is £10 to attend.

For more information please view downloadable PDF below: