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drlj

Respiratory Registrar in North East London
drlj has written 120 posts for Resp NET

Opportunity to join Respiratory SCE board

In case you missed it in BTS news: BTS and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint two members of the Respiratory Medicine SCE Board.  Further details are available on the MRCP(UK) website. The advert does not state that they are specifically looking for Consultants. Anyone applying must: … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Breaking news Spring has sprung! There are trees in bud everywhere. So of course TB is on our minds as we are in the UK’s TB hotspot. But tree-in-bud sign in fact has a wide differential – why not take this opportunity to have a browse of radiopaedia to remind yourself? We have a date … Continue reading

News and Opportunities

Breaking news Changeover is just around the corner once again. Please consider writing a handover document if one does not already exist for your post. Please use this template and annotate with all the essential information to make the transition for the SpR who follows you easy–> Resp guide for SpRs template. Now is also a great … Continue reading

Full programme for UCLH Training Day

We hope you’re all looking forward to the next training day, hosted by UCLH. See you there, at 250 Euston Road. Please arrive between 9.00 and 9.30am. The theme is: One Step Beyond. Some excellent local speakers will be there, as well as those invited in from further afar. Thanks to Toby Hillman for organising. … Continue reading

Chief Registrar Scheme open for applications – post at Barts Health

The Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP’s) chief registrar scheme is open for applications. Chief registrars are aspiring clinical leaders who have protected time (minimum 40%) to develop their skills in leadership, management and quality improvement (QI), and work on local initiatives that address key challenges their organisations face. This includes: Improving services and outcomes for patients Education … Continue reading

Locum Consultant Job opportunity at Whittington Hospital

Are you nearing CCT and looking to act up? Are you in your grace period and looking for a locum respiratory consultant post? Do you know someone great who would like a locum Consultant post at the Whittington?  Maternity cover is needed for Dr Ruvini Dharmagunawardena. Locum Consultant in Integrated Respiratory and General Medicine 9PA … Continue reading

Programme finalised for Royal Free training day

We’re looking forward to the next NE Thames training day at Royal Free Hospital on Wed 7th Feb. It will be held at: Lecture Theatre 3, UCL medical School, Royal Free Hospital Campus.      Below is the timetable – looks like a great programme!   TIME TOPIC/SPEAKER 09:00-09:25 Registration 09:30-09:40 Welcome 09:40-10:00 Obesity and sleep … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Breaking news Many trainees are understandably concerned about the recent #BawaGarba case. Please read statements from the MDU, AoMRC, GMC and the BMA. As trainee Reps we advise you to review your reflections on your ePortfolio and consider removing any information you would not wish to be used against you in the event of an SI. … Continue reading

Could it be fungal?

One of the most difficult referrals for the Respiratory registrar (or indeed Consultant) is the call from oncology / haematology / renal / HIV / immunology colleagues asking for an urgent review and bronchoscopy for an immunosuppressed patient with possible chest infection. There are a host of possible tests to request to try to pin … Continue reading

Timetable finalised for Pan-London training day

We’re looking forward to the next Pan-London Training day at Barts Hospital on Tues 30th Jan. It will be in the Brook Centre at Barts Hospital (number 2 on this map).   Below is the timetable – looks like a great programme! With opportunities to get signed off for practical procedures too. Lunch will be … Continue reading

Conferences

BTOG 24-26 Jan (Dublin)

ATS 18-23 May (San Diego)

BTS Summer 14-15 June (Manchester)

ERS 15-19 Sep (Paris)

PCRS 28-29 Sep (Telford)

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