Posts Tagged ‘Juniors’

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. ...

Reaction to the GMC Training Report: “Government needs to tackle the workload”

Dr Pete Campbell, BMA junior doctors committee chair “Patients and the public may be shocked by these findings, but no junior doctor will be surprised...

Junior doctors’ training under threat from heavy workloads, the GMC warns

Increasingly heavy workloads are eroding the time doctors have for training, according to the GMC. The 2016 national training survey, which canvassed op...

Juniors’ morale is being damaging by mounting NHS factors, journal says

A growing range of factors are negatively affecting the wellbeing and morale of trainee doctors in the UK, from time and workload pressures to a lack of ph...

Chair of the BMA’s JDC: “I’ve never felt more proud to be a junior doctor”

Dr Johann Malawana addressed the BMA’s junior doctor annual conference in London over the weekend. Here is his speech as last ditch talks continue with t...

Hospital doctor pay scales for 2016/2017 – a 1% NHS pay rise

After years of little or no increase, the Conservative government awarded a pay rise of 1% for 2016/2017 in England to the hospital doctor pay scales. The...

Junior Doctor Contract: “More government concessions needed to head off strike ballot”

Junior doctors are calling for more concessions from the government over their proposed new contract following the health secretary’s moves to head off i...

Reaction to the GMC’s ‘State of Med Ed’ report

Clare Marx, president of the Royal College of Surgeons of England “It is good news that the number of surgeons on the specialist register has increased...

Reaction to RCP’s Core Medical Training survey

CMTs are spending so much time on hospital wards that they are missing out on training opportunities, an RCP survey finds. Here’s the key reaction: Dr F...