Practice Education Facilitator for Medical Education (MPEF)

The MPEF role in medical education is an important leadership role. To support student doctors, trainee doctors, and medical associate professionals. The role offers an additional layer of support to that of the Clinical/Educational supervisor; is a liaison person to discuss and escalate health and wellbeing. The MPEF provides quality data from teaching feedback/surveys/research to enable the trust to be proactive in addressing any issues raised celebrate good practice - and triangulate and avert concerns being raised in formal external visits and surveys. Our aim should be to ensure that the workplace/learning environment supports doctors and other healthcare staff by promoting their mental health and wellbeing to build on good practice and initiatives to create the conditions to ensure the NHS attracts, supports and retains its workforce, West et al 2018.

The MPEFS provide:

  • Wellbeing to all learners
  • Coaching
  • Placement Feedback
  • Link with Sub deans for undergraduates and Foundation Programme Leads for Postgraduate
  • Quality Assurance
  • Escalation of concerns/issues
  • Reasonable adjustments/Risk Assessments (where appropriate)
  • Signposting

Signposting links:

Stacy Andrew

Dawn Bullen

Deborah Mayne-Semple

Kath Werner

0151 706 2307


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