This half-day workshop (9:30am to 1:00pm) is tailored to the needs of all physician associates, regardless of specialty, who work in clinical teams.The ever-changing nature and demand of the healthcare workforce can present a challenge to effective teamwork, development and most importantly patient care. Physician associates are well placed to recognise and positively influence these challenges, for example when there is regular turnover of staff. This workshop will explore your current team structure and function, and suggest how you can maximise its performance.By identifying different theories and methods, including leadership styles, we aim to equip you with practical ideas to utilise in your own workplace.Objectivesexplore different approaches to team development and sustainabilityidentify your role in developing an effective teamdescribe methods of maintaining an effective clinical team, and recognise when they are not effectiveidentify different strategies for leadershiprecognise a leadership style to use in your workplace.Programme highlightsan introduction to the principles of team development and sustainabilityleadership styleshow to adapt your own style to the demands of your environmenthow to maximise your potential in the workplace.Dual workshop booking discountA dual workshop booking discount is available if you also wish to attend the Physician associates: teaching in the clinical setting workshop that is being delivered on the same day (1.30–5pm).Physician associates: working and leading in teams – London7 October 2019 09:30 to 13:00