On-demand: featuring presentation and speaker Q&A: this 1 hour CPD webinar has been created for diabetes healthcare professionals to refocus and learn how to foster positivity and build a resilient team. Benefit from knowledgeable speakers Dr Dorothy Frizelle and Dr Rajeev Raghavan, who will guide you through how to manage increased stress levels, improve your communication, maintain productivity and enhance your working environment.

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Overcoming Burnout in your Diabetes Team
On-demand 1 hour CPD Free

1 hour Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

This crucial webinar is designed to demonstrate practical and useful techniques to enable you to reduce burnout and foster positivity in your diabetes service, plus answer your questions on:

  • Managing increased levels of stress
  • Developing a compassionate working environment
  • Staying connected and improving communication
  • Maintaining productivity within your team
  • Implementing empathy strategies
  • Fostering a positive work environment
  • Improving engagement and retention

Watch this online event from the comfort of your own home

This ‘Overcoming Burnout in your Diabetes Team’ webinar is sponsored by Abbott. By attending the webinar you will benefit from:

  • 40 minutes demonstration time and 20 minutes Q&A session with Dr Dorothy Frizelle and Dr Rajeev Raghavan
  • Featuring an engaging video you can access in your own time
  • Free to all NHS and public sector professionals
  • Immediately accessible on the 'watch now' tab
1 hour video | Filmed on Tuesday 5th October 2021 | featuring:
Overcoming Burnout in your Diabetes Team
  • Managing increased levels of stress within yourself and your team and developing a compassionate workforce
  • Recognising achievements, staying connected and improving communication within your team to maintain productivity
  • Examples of effective empathy strategies: how to foster a positive work environment and improve team engagement and retainment
Dr Dorothy Frizelle, Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Question and answer session
  • Your webinar host and presenter will use this time to answer the questions asked throughout the presentation plus any discussion points raised
  • This is a great opportunity to regroup, refocus and build a resilient and positive team to drive forward your service
Dr Dorothy Frizelle, Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Rajeev Raghavan, Consultant Physician Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

FREE for all NHS professionals, click on the video below to view:

Overcoming Burnout in your Diabetes Team - recorded on Tuesday 5th October 2021


First-hand speaker experience

Dr Dorothy Frizelle and Dr Rajeev Raghavan will guide you through this webinar with guidance, practical techniques, shared knowledge and experiences.

Job Title:
Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dorothy is Head of Psychology Services for Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. The service delivers clinical care to patients and families across a range of medical specialties, including paediatric and adult diabetes and across community, hospital in-patient and out-patient settings. Her clinical practice area is with adults with diabetes and she has a particular interest in interactions between people with diabetes and healthcare professionals and how these can impact clinical outcomes. She is a member of the current UK NICE Diabetes Guideline Update Committee. 

Dorothy is a Board Member for the UK Association of Clinical Psychologists; she is past Chair for the Faculty for Clinical Health Psychology, UK and was a member of the British Psychological Society’s working party for End of Life Care and past Faculty Member for the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR). Dorothy currently sits on the National IAPT Stakeholder Group, is a member of the Psychological Professions Network Psychology in Physical Health Expert Advisory Group and is the National Co-Lead for England for the Diabetes-UK Diabetes Psychology Network. She is a regular reviewer of submitted articles related to behavioural aspects of LTC’s for several high impact journals. She has published articles, book chapters and abstracts and regularly undertakes national and international teaching for MDT colleagues. 

Job Title:
Consultant Physician Endocrinology and Diabetes
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

Rajeev Raghavan (MD, FRCP) completed his basic medical education in Bangalore, India and then undertook further postgraduate training in Wales before completing diabetes and endocrine training in the southwest (Severn Deanery). He obtained his MD from the University of Portsmouth working with Prof Michael Cummings at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust as part of a wider project studying the links between dysglycaemia, oxidative stress and the vascular endothelium with specific focus on the effects of aspirin. 

Dr Raghavan’s areas of interest currently are in Type 1 Diabetes Care, Technology in diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, Transitional Diabetes Care and the Psychology of diabetes. He has been promoting better care for diabetes through strengthening links between primary and secondary care, improving education for healthcare professionals regarding diabetes, translating use of novel technologies into everyday clinical care (eg Freestyle Libre) and promoting partnership working with people living with diabetes (eg remote/virtual consultations, patient education events). 

Dr Raghavan has successfully established a Flash glucose monitoring program which has now reviewed over 300 patients in Wolverhampton & surrounds. He leads a pump team looking after 250 plus patients. Dr Raghavan has contributed to improving diabetes and eye care in Nigeria since 2017 via the WHO Vision 2020 links programme organised by the International Centre for Eye Health, London between the Royal Wolverhampton Trust and the University Teaching Hospitals Calabar, Nigeria.

Supporting NHS diabetes professionals

SBK Healthcare has produced many useful webinars to help and support diabetes healthcare professionals in your work. These webinars can be viewed free and on-demand, and include:

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  • Developing Useful Skills for Virtual Diabetes Consultations Webinar
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  • Virtual Consulting with Blood Glucose Data: Diabetes Service Support during COVID-19
  • Enhancing your Telephone Diabetes Consultations Webinar
  • Fatty Lumps Guidance for Diabetes Professionals Webinar
  • Flash Glucose Monitoring Patient Experience Webinar
  • Guide to Technology for Safe Diabetes Delivery Webinar
  • Improve your Remote Working for Diabetes HCPs Webinar
  • Utilise Time in Range through LibreView Virtually Webinar