Posts Tagged ‘Training’

“Juniors will not re-enter contract negotiations because what is on offer now worse than before”

On 13 August 2015, the BMA junior doctors committee decided not to re-enter negotiations with NHS Employers over a new contract for trainees. Here’s w...

New doctors don’t feel ready but benefit from support over their first year

Half of new doctors do not feel adequately prepared for their foundation training posts, a survey finds. As newly qualified doctors start their new jobs...

GMC sets new standards for doctors medical education and training

A new single set of standards promoting excellence and patient safety has been launched by the GMC. The standards cover both undergraduate and postgradu...

NHS staff must be better helped, guided and assessed in their performance and delivery

The former boss of M&S has called on the government to allow NHS change to settle down, if it wants to improve management and leadership in the service...

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...