Posts Tagged ‘Trainees’

Decline in the number of FY2 doctors moving into UK specialty training continues

New figures suggest the decline in the number of FY2 doctors moving into UK specialty training continues. The report, called the UK Foundation Programme...

Large numbers of junior doctors take breaks in training to protect health

More than half of junior doctors have taken time out of training, with many doing so due to concerns for their own health and struggles over future decisio...

Trainees take NHS trust to court over “insufficient break times” in foundation years

A test case on the ‘break times’ of junior doctors could have significant implications for the NHS. A group of trainees is claiming that the Royal D...

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...