Course Outline
You will get an introduction to the topic of leadership as it relates to trainees and new consultant psychiatrists. This course will help you to prepare for consultant/SAS interviews.

The trainer aims to make the day energising, interactive and encourages self-reflection (e.g. how to apply learning to your own circumstances). You’ll be encouraged to ask questions and to contribute to group discussions.

The course is evidence based, comprehensive, practical and up to date.

No prior knowledge or experience of leadership and/or management needed.

Topics covered:

What is leadership and management?
What makes an effective leader?
Formal and informal leadership roles in mental healthcare
“Quality” and “participation” in mental healthcare
Overview of key leadership documents and institutions
How the NHS works
How to manage your time more effectively
How to coach yourself and others
How to develop services
Learning leadership in clinics and on the ward
How to be involved in service improvement projects
The full course programme is now available to download.

Please note that you will need to make your own accommodation arrangements for this event. There are many hotels to suit a range of budgets a short walk or bus journey from the College. Here are the best ways to find them:

Use our interactive Hotel map to find live pricing and availability information
Use the Visit London accommodation search function
View a list of local hotels put together by the CALC team
You may find a discounted rates available on these hotels using price comparison sites such as Late Rooms and DHR

Venue & Travel
The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB.

You can view directions and a map to help you plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.

Visit London
Make the most of your time in London – here are a few ways to find the best food, drink, activities and attractions in the Capital:

London’s Time Out – the “Ultimate Guide to London”
Visit London – London’s official visitor guide
List of local restaurants & bars – put together by the CALC team, this list gives you a comprehensive guide to restaurants, pubs & bars local to the College