Posts Tagged ‘Consultant role’

Location vital in choosing consultant position

Location is the leading consideration for specialist registrars when considering a consultant post, according to the latest census of physicians in the UK....

Cohort face entrapment in subconsultant grade

Training reforms which recommend awarding a CST (Certificate of Specialty Training) at the end of a training period shortened by two years will trap a whol...

Consultants reject training reform proposals

Consultants have rejected a proposed overhaul of postgraduate medical training which has been endorsed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the GMC...

Recognise consultant role in meeting challenges

NHS consultants - and the value, experience and professionalism that they bring - need to better recognised and utilised if the NHS is to overcome the chal...

Less new physicians securing consultant posts

Data from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) shows that just 56% of newly qualified physi...

Consultant-delivered paediatric care increasing

One in five paediatric general consultants are permanently working resident shifts - a 67% increase from two years ago, research finds. The survey by th...

NHS leadership should listen to consultants

Doctors leaders have challenged NHS chief executives to talk to their consultants to learn how to transform the NHS culture. BMA consultants committee cha...

“Seniors must provide w/e elective services”

Greater consultant presence at the weekend would improve clinical outcomes and create a more patient focused service, the NHS medical director has claimed....

What should the NHS consultant role encompass?

Type 'define an NHS consultant' into Google and you'll get more than 5 million results – none of which actually crystallises what the role involves. It's...

Radical rethink of training and roles “essential”

A different kind of doctor will be required in future to deliver high quality healthcare for women, a royal college report finds. A Royal College of Obst...

Consultants sign up to new seven-day rota

Consultants at a West Midlands trust have agreed to work a seven-day rota in a drive to cut weekend deaths. Eight additional consultant physicians at a co...