Posts Tagged ‘Juniors’

Junior doctors win test case against NHS trust over inadequate rest breaks

Trainee doctors have won a court case against a hospital trust over rest breaks which could have significant implications for the NHS. Senior judges con...

BMA to hold referendum on proposed improvements to junior doctor contract

Junior doctors are to vote on a new four-year 'improvement' to their contract which will mean annual pay uplifts of 2%, and proposals to support increased...

More General Medicine on the agenda with launch of IMT programme

2019 is a significant year for Advanced Internal Medicine in the NHS. This year sees the introduction of Internal Medicine Training (IMT) programme for ...

Trainee doctors suffering from burnout as demands on hospital medicine increase

A quarter of trainee doctors are suffering from burnout with their NHS hospitals characterised by poor handovers, inadequate inductions and gaps in rotas. ...

Is the phrase ‘junior doctor’ demeaning to highly skilled NHS trainees?

Orthopaedic surgeon Scarlett McNally is leading a study – commissioned by Health Education England – to suggest an alternative name to ‘junior doctor...

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...

Break time legal action: “NHS managers need to do more to support their junior doctors”

The current test case on the ‘break times’ of junior doctors could have significant implications for the NHS. Unfortunately clinical negligence lawy...

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 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. ...

Medical training in the NHS is too reliant on doctors’ goodwill, GMC warns

Education and training for doctors is too reliant on the goodwill and sacrifices made by senior colleagues who act as trainers, the General Medical Council...

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...