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11 April 2019 PLT

On 11 April 2019 we held the second Protected Learning Time event. 

We were pleased to see over 260 health professionals at the event and we extend our thanks to all of you for making it a successful event.

Please find the presentations and handouts in the table below.

Presentation slides



Click on links below for presentations


CAMHS referrals, assessment and pathways: The how to guide for primary care. Presented by Rob Berry, Team Leader, Lime Trees Clinic, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys Foundation NHS Trust.


CAMHS presentation


Changes to cancer screening programmes – how does it affect primary care? Presented by Wendy Watson, Screening and Immunisation Coordinator, Public Health England and Jason Feavers, Cancer Research UK

Cancer screening presentation


De-prescribing is like teenage sex: Everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it and everyone thinks everyone else is doing it.
Presented by Faisal Majothi, Senior Pharmacist – Prescribing Support Pharmacist, NHS Vale of York CCG

De-prescribing presentation


Find your 1%: Identifying and delivering better end of life care. Presented by Dr Bill Hulme, Medical Director of St Leonard’s Hospice and Consultant in Palliative Medicine at York Hospital and Kath Sartain, End of life Lead Nurse, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

EOLC presentation


Integrating new roles in general practice – why, how and how it feels. Presented by: Dr Kevin Anderson, Director of Primary Care Education, Hull York Medical School and Anthony Stones, Advanced Care Practitioner, Haxby Group Practice.

New roles in primary care presentation


Lessons and tips from the coroner – how to get it right
Presented by Abigail Combes, Head of Legal and Governance NHS Vale of York CCG.

This was an interactive session and had no presentation.


Maternal mental health: Safeguarding, perinatal mental health pathway and team.  County lines: National and local context safeguarding recognition and response. Presented by Karen Hedgley and Jacqui Hourigan, Safeguarding Children and Adults Team

Safeguarding presentation


Mindfulness – a whistle stop tour for a busy primary care practitioner. Presented by Dr Kamila Hortynska - Clinical Psychologist, Mindfulness Teacher and Trainer.

Mindfulness presentation


Online consulting with Wiggly Amps. Presented by Dr Abbie Brooks, Priory Medical Group GP Partner and Lead for communication and social media and Dr Emma Broughton, Priory Medical Group GP Executive Partner.

Online consulting presentation


Requesting and interpreting liver function tests and other biochemistry tests. Presented by Dr Lucy Turner, Hepatology Research Fellow and Alison Jones, Consultant Clinical Biochemist, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Liver blood test presentation

Raised ferritin flow chart

Referral pathway for liver disease

Thyroid results handout

Requesting and Interpreting Lab Tests presentation


Update in Sexual Health. Presented by Dr Sanjiva Dharmaratne, Speciality doctor in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Dr Caroline Oswald, Specialist Registrar in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine.

Sexual health presentation

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