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
Breaking news WELCOME TO THE NEW ST3s who joined us in October. We hope everyone is settling into their new posts. We hope you had a smooth changeover. If you arrived in your new post and there was no written handover, why not write one to pass on organisational information? A handover document is a great … Continue reading
Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr Mamta Ruparel who has published an editorial in the AJRCCM on secondary analyses of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST). In it she looks at screening in older populations with comorbidities. For more, read the full text article here: “Young at Heart: Is That Good Enough for Computed Tomography … Continue reading
On a sunny day in June we were welcomed to the Whittington Hospital by Dr Ruvini Dharma. Many thanks to her for organising the day, and for inviting colleagues from further afield to provide a specialist perspective. Inhaled treatment in COPD – an update from GOLD We started the day with a welcome update on … 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