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Professional Development Unit          

The Professional Development Unit is based at Southern House, Otterbourne.

Courses and Programmes

The Professional Development Unit team works alongside a faculty of course directors to provide a range of first rate courses and programmes for Health Education England, Wessex.

The following courses and programmes are developed and delivered locally, offering a high quality educational experience to delegates. They are relevant, accessible and meets the needs of the workforce:

leadership programme for doctors starting in 2019! 

The new The Language of Leadership: finding your own voice programme has been launched for doctors in training and new consultants (CT1/ST1 to CCT+2) across Wessex and Thames Valley, beginning in January 2019. The programme is being run in conjunction with Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy.

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The Professional Development Unit team also provides a comprehensive conference organisation and management service of varying scope across the region. 

Click here to see a list of conferences we've recently provided assistance with. 

Booking online 

The team operates an online Course Booking Management System (CBMS). Following the simple registration process delegates will be able to book and pay online for places on events, register their interest in courses or conferences and follow the progress of their bookings via their 'My Courses & Conferences' section.

For further information regarding courses and conferences; CBMS support; to discuss how the team can help support your events; or to suggest an addition to the current portfolio, please contact the team at:


Pink BracketProfessional Development Unit
Health Education England, Wessex
Southern House
SO21 2RU


Tel: 01962 718502 (08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday) or email:

For further information or to book a place on an event please visit:



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