GPs and primary care
Our Primary Care Mental Health Education Programme offers training tailored to the needs of GPs, practice nurses and other primary care staff.
The aim of the training is to provide the understanding, knowledge and skills required to identify and treat patients with mental health problems. We focus on high-impact training to GP trainers, working in collaboration with local NHS training bodies.
Training for General Practitioners
We focus on high-impact training to GP trainers, working in collaboration with local NHS training bodies.
We provide training workshops for groups of GPs at CCG learning events, conferences, within RCGP faculties and for groups of GP trainers. Our GP training covers a range of key topics:
Patients with depression: the GP consultation
Preventing suicide: the GP consultation
Young people’s mental health: the GP consultation
Practical CBT for the GP consultation
Preventing medical error in general practice mental health: the GP consultation
Postnatal depression and perinatal mental health in general practice
To request training and to find out more about our GP training, click here .
Training for practice and community nurses
Our training for practice and community nurses is accredited by the Royal College of GPs Our specialist trainer, Dr Sheila Hardy, provides a train the trainer programme in mental health and wellbeing for practice and community nurses.
The programme is made up of five modules, which can be delivered face to face as a series or as standalone modules:
Mental health awareness
Physical health in mental illness
Included in the programme are six e-learning units which anyone can access:
Read more about our training for practice and community nurses here