Posts Tagged ‘Training’

Burnt out doctors struggling to find time for essential training, GMC survey shows

Nearly a quarter of trainee doctors say their work makes them feel ‘burnt out’, and almost one in three say they are often ‘exhausted’ in the morni...

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...

Royal College: trainees should have greater say over the training they receive

We are calling on the Government and senior NHS leaders to work with us to take steps to change the workplace culture for doctors of all specialties. Th...

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...

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...