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ARCP Covid updates and GIM hours

The reduced ARCP competencies from last year are to be continued for the 2021 ARCP round – we are still awaiting the final list to be published (keep an eye out here), but for respiratory it is likely to be similar to 2020, i.e. approx. 50% reduction in number of assessments. PYAs remain suspended. When … Continue reading

RespNet and Training days update

Just a quick update on a few things: Training days– if at any point you are unsure when the next GIM and Resp training days will be, please refer to RespNet (if Synapse is too slow or too complicated to use) and the most current post on the front page has all the current advertised … Continue reading

(Updated on 27/11/20) Virtual training days: Autumn 2020

Date & Time Venue Topic Booking Link 28/10/2020 09:00 – 11:30 MS Teams online GIM training – GUM/HIV Click here  13/11/202014:00 – 16:00 MS Teams online GIM training – haematology Click here 26/11/202014:00 – 17:00 MS Teams online GIM training – oncology/ palliative care Click here 11/12/202014.00 – 17.00 MS Teams online GIM training – endocrine … Continue reading

Pregnancy and Maternity Leave

Thank you to Dr Katharine Elliot for sharing the original document to be made into this post. Dr Elliot would like to thank the women of PGMUK who contributed to her document and especially Jenny Walton-Kaye and Gennie Cottrell. Content Pre-maternity Leave Logistics Useful Information/Definition Maternity Pay Occupational Maternity Pay Statutory Maternity Pay Maternity Allowance … Continue reading

Virtual training days

We now have some pan-London training days set up for June and July – see the links below for the HEE links to sign up. 25/06/2020  9am-1pm  MS Teams online  Tuberculosis  Click here  07/07/2020  9am-1pm MS Teams online  Occupational Lung – part 1  Click here    11/08/2020 MS Teams online Ventilation Click here 16/09/2020  9am-5pm  … Continue reading

Covid-19 Update

This is obviously a very busy and stressful time for many of you working on the front line of the Covid-19 outbreak. As you are probably aware, April rotations have been suspended and everyone is now expected to stay in post to help maintain service continuity at this difficult time. Here are the statements from … Continue reading

Queens (BHRUT) Training Day (with slides)

Dear all, I hope everyone enjoyed the session last Friday in Homerton! We have another training day coming real soon on 14/11/19 (Thursday) and this time, the session will be held in Seminar Room 1, Medical Education Centre, Queens Hospital, Romford! The talks all look extremely useful and I hope those who are planning to attend would have … Continue reading

Homerton Training Day 2019 (with notes and slides)

Hi all! Please see the finalised timetable for our training day tomorrow in Homerton. Hope to see most of you there. 09.00 – 09.25 Welcome and introduction Angshu Bhowmik 09.25 – 09.45 A case of complicated respiratory infection Kher Lik Ng 09.45 – 10.20 Biology of cystic fibrosis Tino Capocci 10.20 – 10.40 Coffee 10.40 – … Continue reading

Job opportunities

Clinical Asthma fellow GSTT are advertising for a senior fellow in severe asthma that would be suitable for an OOP year to gain some subspecialty experience in tertiary asthma – closing date 26th Sept. INHALE pollution research physician at Royal Brompton The National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College are advertising for a research physician … Continue reading

Preparing for the end

How to prepare for PYA & CCT The big picture For you to CCT you need to convince a panel of people that you are a fully trained, competent, safe, independent physician, practicing high-quality evidence-based, patient-centred Respiratory and GIM. No big deal right! The key to getting through the process smoothly, is to know the … Continue reading

GIM training

RheumatologyApril 22, 2021
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