The Shapes Toolkit aims to help GPs beat stress and become more resourceful and resilient in their workplace.

Each shape represents a tool that GPs can use to help them become more productive and to thrive in their workplace.  They provide practical ways for delegates to help change their way of thinking and to take control over things that lead to them feeling stuck and stressed.

The Shapes Toolkit helps delegates to take control over their time and workload, to change their response to stressful events and to increase their own wellbeing to be able to perform at their best.


Shapes is delivered as a 1-day interactive workshop followed by three optional online or face to face Group Coaching Sessions.

Wild Monday also trains and accredits Shapes Ambassadors – Peer Group Coaching Facilitators and offers ongoing supervision to enable the Shapes to be used by the organisation on an ongoing basis.

The Shapes Toolkit resources provide downloadable tools that can be used again and again to help with conversations in the workplace.


Through using the Shapes Toolkit Participants will be able to:

  • Prioritise their time and workload
  • Recognise when they are heading towards burnout
  • Increase their own wellbeing
  • Identify and change the things that cause them stress at work
  • Change their reaction to stressful events
  • Have better conversations with their teams
  • Take control of things that they can control
  • Identify when they are stuck in unhelpful patterns of behaviour, taking the ‘victim’ mentality

As a consequence, they will be empowered to be more proactive, productive and resourceful.

Target Group

This programme is being delivered as part of our wider GP Support Hub offer to local GPs in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

This programme has been tailored to First 5 GPs and will be delivered in Peterborough.

If you are a local GP to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, please register and sign up as per the guidance.

If you are a GP trainee, please select your VTS scheme during registration:

  • Cambridge VTS – ‘A001’
  • West Cambs VTS – ‘A002’
  • Peterborough VTS – ‘A003’

If you are a Locum GP working within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, please select practice code ‘A004’ during registration.

If you are a currently on a career break, please select practice code ‘A005’ during registration.