Posts Tagged ‘Training’

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...

Training reform could harm patients, doctors warn

Proposals to shorten in-job training for qualified doctors in the UK could seriously compromise patient care and safety, leading doctors have warned. Th...

Nearly one in ten doctors in training bullied

Bullying and undermining are too common in medical training, the GMC claims. A GMC survey of the 50,000 doctors in training found nearly one in ten report...

Don’t make MMC mistakes with Training Review

The Shape of Training Review - which maps out the future direction of doctors' training - will not solve the current problem at the front door of medicine....

Where’s the evidence for Shape of Training Review?

I have read the ‘evidence’ that the Shape of Training Review relied upon in order to make some rather sweeping recommendations about the future of UK m...

Half of juniors harbour quality of care concerns

Half of foundation year doctors have had concerns about the quality of care in their hospital at the start of their careers, and nearly two thirds have fel...

Reaction: strike balance between care and training

The government has accepted the recommendations of an independent taskforce into allowing doctors to work and train more flexibly than the Working Time Rul...

Time to split service and training for juniors

Significant changes will be considered so doctors can overcome the restrictions of the European Working Time Regulations to train and work more flexibly, t...

More support needed for the medical registrar

A report from the royal colleges suggests that more training posts in acute medicine must be created if the ‘front door’ pressure on hospitals is going...

Juniors have inadequate training in geriatrics

Doctors are qualifying to practise medicine without the skills or training to give frail elderly patients the respect and treatment they deserve, a study c...