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19.06.05 YORLMC Wellbeing Lead.pdf

YORLMC is committed to providing its constituents with the support they require and is currently developing a wellbeing and resilience strategy. Please see the attached message regarding the appointment of a Dr John Bibby as YORLMC's Wellbeing Lead.

Introduction to John Bibby, YORLMC Wellbeing Lead

John was a GP in Shipley for 31 years, finishing his clinical practice 5 years ago.  He has long history of undergraduate and post graduate education. He is a Fellow of the RCGP.

He has led Quality Improvement work across the country, initially as Clinical Lead for the Improvement Foundation, where he led the Leadership for Quality improvement programme over 5 years, training 500 GPs and practice managers. More recently he has been working with the Improvement Academy where he has developed the online Bronze Training, the face to face Silver training and the Train the Trainer “Gold” training and leads the regional Quality Improvement Trainers Network.

John is also one of the appraisal leads for NHS England and NHS Improvement – (NE and Yorkshire), having been involved nationally with appraisal from its inception.

He has co designed the West Yorkshire GP Mentoring service which YORLMC is piloting as well as the Having Better Conversations programme as part of the regional wellbeing/resilience work.

Dedicated support to the Wellbeing Lead is provided by Simon Berriman, Executive Officer, YORLMC’s Corporate Affairs Team.

How to get in touch:

Dr John Bibby

YORLMC Wellbeing Lead

07866 499115

Simon Berriman

Executive Officer

01423 879922

More information on YORLMC’s wellbeing strategy and the services it will offer will be shared shortly.

Wellbeing Events

YORLMC has organised 2 wellbeing seminars in October for GPs, Practice Managers and other primary care staff, which aim to help healthcare professionals and their colleagues to recognise the signs of burnout; understand the importance of their own wellbeing; and provide practical workshops sessions providing support/techniques on how to reduce the risk of burnout and stress in the workplace.

Further details at the below links:

Bradford - Tuesday 15 October 2019 at Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford

North Yorkshire – Thursday 24 October 2019 at the Pavilions of Harrogate

Directory of Support

NHSE GP Signpost Yorkshire & Humber Document

NHSE GP Support Pack

The voice for NHS GPs and Practice Teams across North Yorkshire, the City of York, Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale & Craven districts.