Posts Tagged ‘Sub-consultant grade’

Views on government’s Shape of Training Review

Doctors’ organisations have welcomed some of the Shape of Training Review’s recommendations, such as more flexible training and improved careers advice...

Review to create cheap, low quality consultants

A junior doctor's petition to halt controversial government proposals to reform postgraduate training has ignited opposition from thousands of doctors who...

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...

Juniors reject sub-consultant grade proposals

Junior doctors have called on the BMA to reject any attempts to introduce a new sub-consultant grade which could be on the table if negotiations on a new c...

Trusts call for sub-consultant grade to cut costs

A sub-consultant grade should be introduced to mitigate the cost of the “extraordinarily expensive” consultant contract, foundation trust bosses have r...

Watch out, watch out there’s a new grade about

That old chestnut 'the sub-consultant grade' has come to the fore again this week. Why now, I hear you say? Well I just happened to read two pieces of res...

“Go back to your hospitals and protect services”

A summary of Dr Mark Porter's speech to the 2010 consultants conference: This year is different to others. We are meeting against a radically new backdro...

“The next generation will not be up to it”

It’s a truism that every generation of consultants thinks their trainees will not be as good as them. The view is often that they do fewer hours, see le...

Trust under fire for sub-consultant grade

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has been criticised for setting up a medical workforce that differs from the rest of the NHS and i...

More consultants not fewer or watered down ones

We’ve led the teams that have cut waiting times and mortality rates. We teach and train new doctors and we develop the research base that is the lifebloo...

Employers call for sub-consultant grade

An angry debate over employers' long-running intentions to introduce a new sub-consultant grade was reignited this week. An alternative specialist grade...