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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

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

Respiratory training

Occupational lung diseaseJuly 7th, 2020
Welcome to the OLD training day!

GIM training

May 5th, 2020
We will update this as soon as GIM training restarts.

Respiratory Tweets