Module 3

Learning Unit 15 Medical Leadership & Medical Education & Training

Module 3: Learning Unit 15 Medical Leadership & Medical Education & Training

Learning Activities

How will you support your medical colleagues and the wider multi-disciplinary team to alleviate pressure in the workplace?

Doctors need to provide motivational mentoring that is supportive and enabling. In addition there is a need to build the capacity of the multi-professional team and one of the ways to do this is to identify how the key workforce changes over the past decade has influenced the development of the assistant workforce roles within the multi-disciplinary team.

Learning activity 2
1. Consider the following factors and if they will affect your specialty. What are the key issues for you to consider in developing new health workforce roles to support medical practice and alleviate pressure on clinicians

Learning Activity 3
How might learning from the REPSIN programme help you to develop a similar initiative in your own area?


Learning Outcomes : By the end of this learning unit you will be able to

  1. Identify the source of pressure, stress and burnout for doctors
  2. Explore the workforce changes that are driving new health workforce roles
  3. Identify gaps in the medical workforce and identify new roles to build capacity in the health assistant workforce
  4. support you to learn by teaching others as a powerful mechanism to increase the effectiveness of your own learning