Foundation Seminars

Foundation seminars

Our foundation seminars are facilitated by your local MDU liaison manager and are free of charge. 

Foundation seminars are coordinated through your local PGMC or Education Centre. Please check with them to see if a seminar has already been booked in the first instance.

Good record keeping

45 minutes

Keeping clear, accurate and legible records is essential to deliver continuity of care. We examine common faults and suggest ways to ensure records are robust should a complaint or claim occur.

Dealing with challenging patients

30 minutes

This seminar looks at ways to anticipate difficult situations, how to diffuse them before they arise, and the options available if violence occurs.

GMC fitness to practise

45 minutes

An analysis of complaints received by the GMC, the reasons for them, and the GMC fitness to practise procedures for dealing with them.

GMC guidance on leadership and management and raising concerns

45 minutes

This seminar provides an overview of the GMC's guidance on Leadership and management for all doctors and Raising and acting on concerns about patient safety, and focuses on the relevant aspects for junior doctors.

Maintaining professional boundaries 

45 minutes

Outside of a hospital or general practice doctors can find themselves in situations where professional boundaries become blurred. We highlight some common situations where difficulties have arisen and how to manage them.