Posts Tagged ‘Training’

Credentialing to have important role in modernising doctors’ training

The development of credentialing in training is important to ensuring that medical education and training responds to the needs of patients going forward. ...

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...

Reaction to the GMC Training Report: “Government needs to tackle the workload”

Dr Pete Campbell, BMA junior doctors committee chair “Patients and the public may be shocked by these findings, but no junior doctor will be surprised...

Junior doctors’ training under threat from heavy workloads, the GMC warns

Increasingly heavy workloads are eroding the time doctors have for training, according to the GMC. The 2016 national training survey, which canvassed op...

Hunt’s latest letter to BMA: “My door is always open to further negotiations”

Health Secretary's letter to BMA's Junior Doctor Committee chair (28 October): I am giving a firm guarantee on behalf of the Government that no junior ...

Royal College leaders express concern over imposition of new junior doctor contract

In an unprecedented move, 13 leaders of medical Royal Colleges and Faculties have expressed their concerns over the government’s junior doctor contract p...

“Juniors will not re-enter contract negotiations because what is on offer now worse than before”

On 13 August 2015, the BMA junior doctors committee decided not to re-enter negotiations with NHS Employers over a new contract for trainees. Here’s w...

New doctors don’t feel ready but benefit from support over their first year

Half of new doctors do not feel adequately prepared for their foundation training posts, a survey finds. As newly qualified doctors start their new jobs...

GMC sets new standards for doctors medical education and training

A new single set of standards promoting excellence and patient safety has been launched by the GMC. The standards cover both undergraduate and postgradu...

NHS staff must be better helped, guided and assessed in their performance and delivery

The former boss of M&S has called on the government to allow NHS change to settle down, if it wants to improve management and leadership in the service...