Working collaboratively with you….

We can offer you….

  • Value for money, cost effective training solutions

  • Advice on your organisation’s education and training/CPD strategy

  • Help to ensure that your staff remain ‘fit to practice’ and ‘safe to practice

Education management and training strategies

We can undertake training needs analyses (TNA) and skills audits to plan, design and deliver bespoke training solutions, programmes, curriculum development and competencies to meet the generic and specialist needs of your staff.

Professional development for medical / clinical staff:

We can provide large or small group and individualised training courses for medical / clinical staff to meet their professional development needs.


We can facilitate development meetings, away-days, learning sets, workshops, training events.

Learning sets and learner–centred development

The ETN can design tailor-made learning sets to help your teams address the new challenges they face. Lynne has specialist expertise in the development and delivery of cutting-edge learning sets to address the issues facing mental health commissioners and providers. This is an area which she is keen to offer to help kick-start the mental healthcare commissioning process through collaborative learning.

Specialised support services for Medical Directors (Responsible Officers) and medical managers

Lynne has worked closely with a number of medical directors particularly with regard to the forthcoming revalidation and appraisal processes.  She is now offering support to medical directors who have extended legal accountabilities in their new roles as ‘responsible officers’. She will work collaboratively to help alleviate their administrative burden and reduce their costs, keeping expenditure low and affordable in accordance with organisational budgets and the current economic climate. The services are listed below:

Organisational readiness for revalidation / appraisal

We can assist the ‘responsible officer’ with:

  • CPD Strategy as specified in the Organisational Readiness and Self Assessment Tool ORSA
  • the development and implementation of new appraisal policy, systems and procedures to support the maintenance and review of general performance, quality information and ‘fitness to practice’ data
  • the recruitment, training and monitoring of appraisers according to the recommended job description and person specification (Quality Assurance of Medical Appraisers (March 2012))
  • the audit of missing and incomplete appraisals
  • the provision of exit reports for locums.


We can support / coach poor performers, provide personalised governance and supervision to support remediation, specialised Professional Development Plans (PDPs), competency reviews, individual training programmes, educational contracts, planned clinical activity and supervision.


Chair governance meetings, incident reviews and panels, workforce support and mediation (go-between).


About Lynne Christopher

MBS, BSc Hons, CertEd


Contact Us

 Call 0113 257 2139