We’re looking forward to the next North East Thames Training day on Monday at Newham Hospital. Here is the programme for the day – all those management and leadership curriculum items can be ticked off in one go! And perhaps by the end of it we might understand something about the murky world of NHS … Continue reading
Breaking news We hope you are all enjoying and surviving the current heatwave! Make sure you know how to advise your patients to stay well, by having a look at the BLF’s guidance on looking after yourself in the hot weather for those with a chronic lung disease. And why not read up on the … Continue reading
The last training day of 2017 was a real highlight, with the team from the Occupational Lung Disease service at the Royal Brompton Hospital covering a range of topics with characteristic enthusiasm and clinical relevance! Thanks to Jo Szram, Jo Feary and Paul Cullinan for organising the day. Occupational asthma Jo Szram got the day off … Continue reading
GIM training has been a little confusing, and a little absent, lately. But we are reassured that HEE has now got its act together and there is confusion no more! Unfortunately, despite our pleas, they have decided to run everything through Synapse (a leading contender for least user-friendly website ever made). So, you must make … Continue reading
Congratulations to LJ who was one of just two winners of this year’s BMA Doctors as Volunteers competition. You can see all the shortlisted posters, with volunteering projects from London to Zanzibar, on the BMA Doctors as Volunteers site. Read more about LJ’s experience of volunteering at Euston Foodbank on her blog.
Amidst a country in turmoil over Brexit, members of the Respiratory community met for a really interesting and varied programme of educational talks at the BTS Summer Meeting in York this June. Excitingly, it also saw the launch of a new website for Respiratory trainees. The aim is to bring together respiratory trainees from … Continue reading
eBooks and apps may be all the rage, but many of us still like to sit down with a good book. A real one. With paper pages. And it seems some of us also like to write books. With two new books by North East Thames Consultants and SpRs released this month, we take a look … Continue reading