Posts Tagged ‘Juniors’

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...

Training plays second fiddle to NHS pressures

Core Medical Trainees are spending so much time on hospital wards that they are missing out on training opportunities, including attending outpatient clini...

Third of juniors question their career choice

Junior doctors need more support to fulfill their potential, a survey reveals. An MPS survey of over 350 junior doctors who are just completing ...

New approach could reduce juniors’ errors

A new way of delivering education to help reduce clinical errors made by junior doctors in their first year after medical school or when they change jobs ...

Errors to blame for August’s safety issues

Poor prioritisation skills and a lack of experience in identifying deteriorating patients may explain why the quality and safety of patient care goes down ...

The reality of compromising SPA time

"I work really hard, harder than I ever have." Nope, that's not me but a common refrain from anyone you sit down with for a coffee or a beer. Every sector ...

Opposition to new SJT for specialty training

A national test to help determine selection into specialty training should be resisted, trainees agreed. The BMA junior doctors conference heard that plan...

Juniors suffer shortages and rising stress

Half of junior doctors report staffing shortages in their workplace, according to new figures. The seventh report of the BMA's cohort study, which traces ...

Shift working trainees suffering more fatigue

Some doctors in training are tired and stressed because of their working patterns which could be putting patients at risk, the GMC warns. According to re...

New doctors told to shadow jobs to improve safety

Junior doctors will have to spend at least four days shadowing their first job in the NHS before starting work, the government has announced. The new syst...