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Supporting Trainees with Difficulties

Target Audience

Educational Supervisors, Foundation Programme Directors, Training Programme Directors, General Practitioners and Directors of Medical Education who are involved in the management of trainee doctors experiencing difficulties

Course Content

  • Introduction to the Operational Guide
  • Influences on Performance
  • Early Warning Signs
  • Meeting the Trainee
  • Management of Misconduct
  • Management of Poor Performance
  • Management of Ill Health

All bookings are made through via your account on the FDA Platform.   PLEASE NOTE:  If you are a Public Health user, please email the administrator on fda.admin@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Booking Guide  


Course Cost


Cancellations and Refunds: Please note that full automated refund can be generated from the Portal for cancellations up to 4 weeks prior to the course.  Within 4 weeks of the course date, refunds may be given in exceptional circumstances only or your place may be transferred to another course if there is availability.  Please note that if you have previously cancelled a course within 4 weeks of the original course date and are reallocated a place on another course by the FDA Team, which you then cancel, no refund will normally be offered.

New Courses for 2019/2020





 Thursday 5th September 2019  08:45 - 16:30  Double Tree by Hilton, Dundee   Course now full
 Wednesday 2nd October 2019  08:45 - 16:30  Stirling Court Hotel   Course now full
 Thursday 24th October 2019  08:45 - 16:30  2CQ, Glasgow   Course now full
 Wednesday 13th November 2019  08:45 - 16:30  Apex Haymarket, Edinburgh   Course now full
 Tuesday 3rd December 2019  08:45 - 16:30  Perth Queens Hotel  2 places left for booking
 Wednesday 19th February 2020 08:45 - 16:30 Treetops Hotel, Aberdeen  9 places left for booking
 Thursday 12th March 2020 08:45 - 16:30  Dundee Dental Hospital 10 places left for booking