Posts Tagged ‘Trainees’

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...

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 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...

Junior doctors in England vote to ballot for industrial action over imposed contracts

Junior doctors in England are to be balloted by the BMA over potential industrial action in response to the Government’s plans to impose a new contract o...

Juniors’ contract: letter to Paediatric Trainees from Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

We are writing this letter to let you know that your College, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares your concerns about recent develop...

NHS Employers reaction to the BMA’s 10 reasons for not re-entering contract negotiations

The BMA "10 reasons for not re-entering negotiations" demonstrate a staggering lack of understanding of what the Doctors and Dentists Review Body (DDRB) re...