Posts Tagged ‘Foundation years’

No guarantee of jobs for UK medical graduates

It may not be possible to guarantee all future UK medical school graduates a place on the foundation programme, two new reports are warning. A surge in ap...

Foundation Programme curriculum being revised

The Foundation Programme is being updated to address criticisms that juniors are having to work beyond their competency. A draft curriculum has been rel...

Students on the reserve list offered FY jobs

More than half the medical students who missed out on a 2011 foundation year post because the programme was heavily oversubscribed have now been allocated ...

Medical students run risk of unemployment

Two per cent of final year medical students will not receive a place on a 2011 Foundation Programme when places are allocated in December. The UK Foundati...

“Foundation years need better supervision”

Foundation year doctors need better supervision with some being asked to practise beyond their level of competence, a review finds. Medical Education Engl...

Foundation Year jobs will be in short supply

Some final year medical students may be denied a place on the 2011 Foundation Programme because more than 1,000 additional applications have been receive...

Surgery, not basket-weaving, needed in foundation years

I dunno about this Hospitably Doctored website. For every literary gem featuring Dr Sarah talking about her arse, there are a dozen featuring idiotic sub-1...

“FY trainees wasting time in dead end jobs”

Many medical graduates are wasting time doing irrelevant jobs in their foundation years, a review of the training programme has been told. The evaluation ...

Medical graduates are poorly prepared

Newly qualified medical graduates are poorly prepared to work as trainee doctors, a survey reveals. The findings, published in Postgraduate Medical Jour...