Posts Tagged ‘Trainees’

NHS junior doctors who move abroad “should pay back training costs”

Junior doctors should be forced to pay back some of their training costs to the NHS if they work abroad after qualifying, a healthcare leader said yesterda...

Doctors’ leaders warn against removal of Working Time Regulations from NHS

Medical leaders have written to the Prime Minister warning her against removing the Working Time Regulations (WTR). It follows rumours circulating aroun...

Senior doctors write to PM over threat to remove Working Time Regulations

Dear Prime Minister, As the representatives of doctors, nursing staff and midwives in the UK, we are deeply concerned by reports that there is support w...

Royal College: trainees should have greater say over the training they receive

We are calling on the Government and senior NHS leaders to work with us to take steps to change the workplace culture for doctors of all specialties. Th...

NHS work culture needs to change to better support trainee doctors, college says

The NHS needs to tackle its poor work place culture and improve the morale of doctors in training, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) has warned. ...

Surgeons are ​putting patients’ lives in danger ​due to “culture of bullying”, report finds

Trainee surgeons are being assaulted during operations for raising safety concerns as part of an ‘endemic culture of bullying’ that causes patient deat...

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...

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...

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...

GMC urges doctors in training to share their experiences of rota gaps

The GMC is to ask doctors about the impact of rota gaps on their education and training, as part of this year’s national training survey (NTS). The re...