Come to our free training

We have worked with our patients and commissioners to develop a free training package to help you get involved.  The training is offered as a rolling programme so you can dip into sessions that you find interesting or helpful.

The aim of the training is to give patients and members of the public the skills and knowledge to feel more confident to get involved. The training is also open to members of staff in health and social care organisations. The sessions are designed to bring staff and patients together to learn from one another as well as providing opportunities to network and to share learning and experiences.

All of our training sessions are delivered as part of the Leeds Engagement Hub. The Leeds Engagement Hub is a partnership between the Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) and the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT). The Hub has also been supported by eMBED, an organisation who supports equality and diversity at the CCG. The Engagement Hub supports the NHS in Leeds to work together and improve opportunities for local people to get involved in engagement activities.

Over the last four years, we have developed and delivered 81 sessions of 15 different training  seminars. 494 people have attended our training sessions over the last four years with 100% of attendees evaluated recommending our training sessions.

We have put all our training and peer support on hold for the next six months while we evaluate the Engagement Hub. The findings of the evaluation will be shared with the People’s Voices Group in Leeds (a group of health and social care organisations in Leeds that are involved in engaging the public). The group will consider the findings of the evaluation and will make a decision about how we move forward with the Engagement Hub in Leeds.

We’d really appreciate your feedback on our training and peer support sessions to help inform how we move forward with it. You don’t have to have attended any of our training to give us your feedback. We will post the report from the evaluation here once it is finished.

Tell us what you think about our training

Deadline for feedback is Monday 18 February 2019.

You can view the slides from all our current sessions below as well as previous training calendars and information.

Downloads:

Training calendar: Jul – Dec 2018 (108KB)

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Training calendar: Jan – Jun 2018 (158KB)

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Training calendar 2017 (326KB)

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Training calendar 2016 (187KB)

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Engagement hub training – Information for patients (198KB)

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Presentation slides:

Session 1 – Being an effective health volunteer (3MB)

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Session 2 – Knowing your community (3MB)

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Session 3 – Introducing the NHS (3MB)

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Session 4a – Social media: Theory (2MB)

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Session 4b – Social media: Practical (4MB)

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Session 5 – Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) (3MB)

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Session 6 – Co-Production (2MB)

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Session 7 – Procurement (2MB)

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Session 8b – Listening to our patients (1MB)

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Session 8c – Valuing patients in quality improvement (2MB)

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Session 8d – Mental Capacity Act and Me (1.5MB)

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Session 8f – Unconscious Bias (837KB)

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Session 9 – Mental health anti-stigma (1MB)

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