Refresh your enthusiasm
Revive your empathy
Share your experience of the consultation
Come to understand your feelings and how to work more effectively
Balint Groups, Demonstration Group & Group Leaders Workshop
Groups are made up of GPs and allied professionals, led by experienced leaders, and explore the psychological and emotional aspects of patient work.
Group experience is not necessary
Participation in the Group Leaders Workshop counts towards Leadership Accreditation.
Friday 20th September
6-6:30 pm Leaders Meeting (only those leading Oxford groups)-Refugee Scholars
6:30-7:30pm Buffet Supper-Hall
7:30pm Greeting . Keynote Address . Emotion in Practice
8:15-10pm Case Discussion I-in small Groups
Saturday 21st September
9:30 am Case Discussion II
11:30 am Large Group-Demonstration/Fishbowl Group
2pm Free time. Optional walking tour of Oxford
4:30pm Tea available
5pm Case Discussion III
6:30pm Group Leaders Meeting-Refugee Scholars Room
7:30 Conference Dinner-Hall
Sunday 22nd September
9:15am Case Discussion IV
including group feedback
11:30-12:00 Plenary Session-end of Conference
12:00-13:00 Annual General Meeting of the Balint Society(UK)-MBI (It is hoped that all members present will attend-to achieve a quorum)
Non-residential fee includes all food and refreshments except breakfast. The conference commences on Friday evening and ends on Sunday at 12 noon
Student places: there is now a waiting list for student places please contact David Watt, email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to add your name.
A limited number of Student places are available on a first-come, first-served basis (supported by the Cyril Gill fund). These are for medical students in the clinical part of their course, and therefore able to present a patient contact to their group. You must still be a student at the time of the weekend.
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