- The Professional and Generic Skills (PGS) Programme is a collaboration between Health Education South West (HESW) and the University of Plymouth’s Faculty of Health.
- The PGS Programme covers all elements of the GMC’s Generic Professional Capabilities framework, whose content is now a requirement for trainees.
- 97%of respondents over the last 5 years have rated the quality and relevance of the PGS Programme as “Excellent” or “Good”.
- Patient safety, quality systems and personal responsibilities;
- Teaching and Learning;
- Communication skills;
- Medical ethics, medicine and the law;
- Leadership and Management 1: NHS structures and funding;
- Leadership and Management 2: Personal skills (two days); and
- Quality Improvement (two days).
The Programme is open to Core, Specialty and GP trainees (ST2+), SAS doctors and dental trainees (all including IMGs).
Other useful information:
- The PGS Programme modules are stand-alone and held virtually on a secure Zoom platform.
- Delegates completing the PGS programme can transfer the academic credits gained to some Plymouth University postgraduate taught programmes (including Clinical Education; Healthcare Management, Leadership & Innovation; and Global Health).