Posts Tagged ‘Academic posts’

Decline in clinical academics will compromise NHS’ ability to improve quality

The Medical Schools Council report is worrying and bears out the feedback from our trainee members. They tell us that there is a shortage of Clinical Se...

Academia to benefit from more clinical lecturers

Clinical lecturer numbers have increased significantly providing optimism  for clinical academia, a report shows. Figures published by the Medical School...

Rise in clinical lecturers but fears over teaching

Clinical lecturer numbers continues to increase, new figures suggest. Data published by the Medical Schools Council (MSC) shows a 2% increase in the n...

Let’s reverse the decline of academic medicine

Professor Michael Rees, co-chair of the BMA’s medical academic staff committee, addressed the Conference of Medical Academic Representatives earlier toda...

Academic shortages risk education and research

A shortage of medical academics is threatening to undermine the UK’s vital clinical research base and leave some medical schools struggling to teach thei...

Academics must protect their jobs from cuts

Medical academics are being advised to have proper job plans and regular appraisal in order to protect their jobs from funding cuts.   “We are anticipa...

A plan for rescuing the UK’s medical research sector

Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) has contacted the major political parties ahead of the general election to outline its vision for UK medical science. I...

Funding review threatens training posts

A shake up in the way clinical training is funded by the NHS could result in trusts axing junior doctor and medical academic posts, the BMA fears. The pro...