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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

Inspire a future Respiratory trainee

  Do you know a medical student or junior doctor who might be interested in Respiratory medicine? Not sure what you can you do to encourage and inspire them to join our fantastic speciality? Here are a few ideas: Let them know about ‘Respiratory medicine: Student and trainee taster evening’ event on the 17th October … 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

BTS Winter 2015 – looking forward

We are really looking forward to the BTS Winter Meeting 2015, just days away, from 2nd – 4th December. Having had a quick look through the programme we have highlighted some stand out sessions, and the contribution of North East Thames trainees and Consultants in a list below. We hope you will support all presenters … Continue reading

The RespNet Library

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

Spotlight on: research

The North East Thames rotation has a strong track record in research, with a high percentage of trainees completing PhDs, MDs or other research projects leading to publication. We have seen success recently for a number of trainees who have won highly competitive funded research fellowships and there are also a number of opportunities available currently which … Continue reading

BTS Winter 2014: the RespNET round-up

December is here, which means several things for respiratory physicians: more infective exacerbations, requests from family members for cough remedies, the elusive search for the perfect lung-based present, and of course the BTS Winter meeting! Scanning through the programme, it’s striking how many familiar names from the NorthEast Thames programme pop out. So, to celebrate all … Continue reading

Pan London GIM Training Day

Royal Free Training DayJanuary 16th, 2020
39 days to go.

NENC Respiratory Training Day

Royal Free Training DayFebruary 11th, 2020
65 days to go.

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