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Training & Events programme

The LLR LMC is happy to confirm our current event schedule for 2019.

All events are free but we ask that any member wishing to attend, registers their details with enquiries@llrlmc.co.uk, so we can accommodate accordingly.

Thursday 11th April 2019, 7.00pm - 8.30pm: "Keeping the fire burning - How to manage burnout among Doctors."

College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Rd, Leicester, LE2 3UF

This event will be facilitated by Dr Uttam Shiralkar.

According to the current research at least a third of practicing doctors across the specialties suffer from burnout. The proportion is higher in some specialties including general practice.

This event is aimed ar providing relevant information and offering practical suggestions to prevent and manage the problem.

About the speaker: Dr Uttam Shiralkar qualified and worked as a surgeon for 15 years in the UK, USA and India before entering the field of psychological medicine. He is actively involved in advising doctors at various levels of their careers on a range of performance issues. He has written award-winning books, conducted coaching for doctors to improve performance by cognitive techniques and has published research and invited articles on this subject. 


Thursday 25th April 2019, 7.00pm - 9.00pm: 'LLR LMC question and answer session on all things PCN"

Hilton Leicester Hotel, 21 Junction Approach, Leicester LE19 1WQ

Following on from the recent GPC Roadshow event, LLR LMC are pleased to announce that Dr Krishna Kasaraneni (BMA, GPC Negotiator) has kindly offered to deliver a Question and Answer session on all things PCNs.

Dr Kasaraneni forms part of the BMA executive team, as a GPC Negotiator and is currently leading on PCNs, so he has a wealth of knowledge on this issue and will be happy to answer questions and provide clarity on PCN matters.


Wednesday 1st May 2019, 1.30pm - 3.30pm – “A Walkthrough Core Contracts.”

College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Rd, Leicester LE2 3UF

This event will be facilitated by Shanee Baker (LMC Law). Registration and a light lunch will be available from 1.00pm.

Targeted at LMCs advising Practices, the Seminar is designed to provide a step by step guidance through the PMS and GMS Regulations 2015. The Seminar will focus on the issues that continually cause concern when interpreting the Regulations.

The following areas will be covered in some detail:

  • Termination of the contract;
  • Dispute resolution;
  • Sub-contracting obligations to provide clinical services;
  • Closing patient lists;
  • Removing patients from the list;
  • Catering for patients in the outer-boundary area;
  • Charging patients

East Midlands Leadership Academy - 50 memberships

LLR LMC has a group arrangement with the East Midlands Leadership Academy for 50 memberships.  This means GPs and Practice Managers can book onto any of the courses/programmes in their directory (subject to availability of places- booking are taken on a first come first served basis):

EMLA are currently offering two programmes to our members:

  • OD in Practice Programme
  • Innovation and Improvement Programme

Both programme's are open to applicants and free to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Local Medical Committee. To read more and apply, click here

Programme Directory

When booking onto a course please name as LLR LMC as your sponsor, and the costs of the programme will be covered by the LMC membership.  Other LMCs in the East Midlands have been running this arrangement for some time with positive feedback received, so I am very pleased to be able to extend this offer to the GPs and practice managers in our patch.

Please note courses offered by the NHS Leadership Academy are NOT included in this offer.  LLR LMC can act as your sponsor for the national NHS Leadership Academy courses, but the fees for these would have to be self-funded for GPs.

A summary of courses you may find of interest:

  • Coaching
  • Coaching Diploma
  • Coaching Skills for Leaders
  • Conferences and Masterclasses
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Operational Leadership Series
  • Organisation Development Essentials Programme
  • QI Network
  • Regional Awards
  • Relationships and Conflict Management
  • Supporting Transformation
  • Talent Management Network
  • Think Tank
  • Visible Leaders

EMLA Events Calendar

Please see here for how to complete the online booking form to access courses via the LMC Membership Scheme:

EMLA booking screenshots


Personal Development Coaching

LLR LMC delighted to be offering another programme of confidential one to one tailored coaching from highly experienced and qualified coaches. This forward looking, action-orientated, positive and personal approach will help you to identify goals for next steps. You will:

  • Gain personal insight to help you make decisions
  • Improve understanding of options available
  • Increase resilience
  • Learn powerful models and techniques to help achieve your goals.
  • Feel better equipped to move forwards with confidence

If you would like to be considered for any future personal development coaching, please express your interest by emailing enquiries