Posts Tagged ‘Trainees’

Seven out of ten trainees don’t feel their well being is a priority of their manager

Seventy per cent of trainee doctors do not feel like their personal well being is a priority of their line manager. That's the key finding of a survey b...

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...

Rota gaps are preventing juniors from taking training opportunities, survey reveals

A quarter of doctors are losing out on training opportunities because of rota gaps, according to the latest GMC Training Survey. The Royal College of Ph...

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...

BMA junior doctor chair tells junior doctors their voices will be heard as equal partners

The BMA junior doctors committee chair has told trainees their voices will be heard as equal partners as part of a review and fresh negotiations of the con...

Decline in the number of FY2 doctors moving into UK specialty training continues

New figures suggest the decline in the number of FY2 doctors moving into UK specialty training continues. The report, called the UK Foundation Programme...

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...

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 junior doctors who move abroad “should pay back training costs”

Junior doctors should be forced to pay back some of their training costs to the NHS if they work abroad after qualifying, a healthcare leader said yesterda...

Doctors’ leaders warn against removal of Working Time Regulations from NHS

Medical leaders have written to the Prime Minister warning her against removing the Working Time Regulations (WTR). It follows rumours circulating aroun...