Posts Tagged ‘Juniors’

Campaign seeks to rename ‘junior’ doctor title in a bid to improve morale

Support is growing for a campaign to rename the role of junior or trainee doctors. Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, said doctors needed job...

Over half of NHS doctors considering leaving medical career due to overwork

Over half of doctors don’t feel appreciated at work and are considering leaving due to stress, a poll finds. The survey says nearly two out of three o...

Most F1s positive about NHS career but they still need more support

A third of F1s found the experience of their first year in medicine better than they had expected. A poll of 450 newly qualified doctors, who have compl...

Junior doctor found dead at work at Musgrove Park Hospital – suicide suspected

A junior doctor has reportedly committed suicide at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital, where he worked. Police were called in to investigate after a man'...

Heavy NHS workloads compromising junior doctors’ training, GMC survey shows

Most trainees say they work beyond their rostered hours at least weekly, and more than a fifth claim working patterns regularly leave them short of sleep. ...

New standards launched by GMC to boost flexibility in doctors’ training

New standards to make postgraduate training more flexible for doctors have been launched. The standards, detailed in a new document Excellence by design...

Hospital doctor pay scales for 2017/2018 – a 1% NHS pay rise

The Conservative Government awarded a pay rise of 1% for 2017/2018 in England to the hospital doctor pay scales. NHS pay was frozen in 2012 and 2013, and ...

Popular Devon junior doctor Rebecca Ovenden found dead at home

A "much-loved" junior doctor who posted on social media about the pressures of working in an A&E department has been found dead at her home. Dr Rebe...

Two thirds of anaesthetic trainees say work pressures are damaging their health

Almost two out of three trainee anaesthetists say their physical or mental health is being damaged because of NHS pressures. Many are sobusy that they ...

Junior doctor inquest: Rose Polge had doubts over continuing as a medic

A junior doctor who killed herself at the time of a strike by colleagues had doubts over continuing in the profession, an inquest has heard. Rose Polge,...

Junior doctors say patient safety is suffering as a result of poor staff morale

Gaps in rotas, poor access to basic facilities and an ever growing workload means junior doctors are experiencing high levels of stress in their roles. ...