ABOUT ET AL TRAINING
Exclusively bringing together the elite of health care training, faces you will recognise from journals, education and television.
Each trainer has their own unique style, with delivery which is memorable and contemporary. Their portfolios include experience of university education, study days, television appearances, publication and presentation work.
Our aim at Et al Training is to provide all Health Care Professionals working in Primary Care with memorable, creative and above all fun training events that will explain the why as well as the how in patient care. We build confidence in all our delegates and to this end we tailor all our events specifically to our audience. You will not find death by Powerpoint at Et al Training, but what you will find is creative and innovative delivery in your sort of language.
JAN PROCTER KING
Clinical & MI Trainer
Jan has trained thousands of nurses and primary care professionals across the British Isles in the field of cardiovascular prevention and management. She was also editor in chief for the well established and very successful British Journal of Primary Care Nursing for cardiovascular disease diabetes and kidney care.
As seen on GPs behind closed doors, her inspirational teaching style has led to a great following in this field. Clinical accuracy and practicality is core and Jan retains her registration to ensure her feet are on the ground. The use of stories, characterisation and general laughter continue to make her a real educational favourite.
DR ALISON OLDAM
Mental Health & MI Trainer
Alison is a Clinical Psychologist and experienced Consultant and Senior Manager in the University Sector.
Alison worked for the NHS for 15 years, specialising in working with children and young people with physical health difficulties including epilepsy, diabetes, childhood obesity, cancer etc. She continues to practice as a therapist privately, predominantly, though now exclusively with children and adolescents.
Alison was a senior manager at both Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin. As Director of Services at Dublin she was responsible for the effective and efficient running of a Health Centre, a Nursery, Disability Services, Counselling and Mentoring services, Academic Registry and Trinity Sport centre.
Now self-employed Alison provides training across the country. Whether it is on the Motivational Interviewing day or the Mental health day, Alison brings knowledge, experience and a sense of fun to her training.
Mental Health & MI Trainer
Christine has a background in Primary Care Nursing and service improvement. She regularly delivers training to give practitioners simple, yet powerful communication tools to help them effectively support patients in changing behaviour.
She is exceedingly well thought of and very sought after because she has that realistic approach for when you only have a short period of time in which to deal with a patient.
Chris delivers Motivational Interviewing Study Days which are very popular for those delivering NHS health Checks, smoking cessation, weight loss services or chronic disease management clinics. Bespoke study days can be developed and delivered for your particular service area.
DR CLARE HAWLEY
Dr. Clare Hawley is a GP with a special Interest in Cardiology and is a tutor for the Bradford Postgraduate Diploma in Cardiology . Her thorough and practical teaching style makes her an extremely popular trainer across the country.
Often working with Jan Procter-King she delivers Study Days from across the portfolio of cardio vascular disease. Take a look at the Study Day descriptions on the site, any of these clinical study days can be focussed to one professional group or be designed to span the educational needs of a non clinician to general practitioner.
Lily has a background in secondary care nursing, predominantly working in acute cardiology. She keeps up her clinical skills on the coronary care unit but shares a keen interest in delivering multidisciplinary education and training. She has spent some time working with the resuscitation team and has years of experience delivering essential resuscitation training trust wide.
Working with Clare Hawley, Lily teaches for Et al Training on a number of cardiovascular study days including Coronary Heart disease, Heart Failure and Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation. Her informed, fun and interactive teaching style makes for an enjoyable and empowering learning experience for all!
DR BEN MICHAEL
Prior to a career in psychology Ben was a Researcher at the BBC and also worked as a freelance media professional producing output for ITV and Channel 4. Ben is a keen musician and once took part in successfully breaking the record for the world’s highest gig playing on Mount Everest at a height of 5545 metres high.
Ben currently works within an NHS Primary Care setting offering direct and indirect clinical input to the communities served by the Primary Care Networks. Ben also has experience working across various other mental health settings providing specialist psychological assessment and therapy. This includes working within Secondary Care Mental Health Services, Learning Disability, and Autistic Spectrum Disorder Psychology Services.
Caroline Allaway is a musculo-skeletal physiotherapist and has worked in the private sector for 30 years, treating NHS and private patients. In addition, Caroline is a psycho-dynamic counsellor and provided therapy for 15 years alongside her physiotherapy practice.
Caroline was drawn to Motivational Interviewing because it was a ‘gem’ of a communication skill that transformed and enhanced her work. It was a natural progression for Caroline to venture into the world of Motivational Interviewing with Et.Al Training where, importantly, learning was considered best to be done with fun.
With a background in Finance and Operational Management, Annette’s expertise is in Leading Leaders, Change Leadership and Lean Service Improvement. This experience is used to full extent when Annette co-tutors on our Motivational Interviewing Study Day.
Additionally, Annette ensures Et al Training runs like clockwork and keeps all our Tutors in the right place at the right time.
From the website to the finance, she will ensure any queries you have will be dealt with quickly and efficiently.