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New Year, New QIP?

Happy New Year to everyone in the Respiratory community! I am sure that many of us are happy to say goodbye to 2016, and are hopeful for something better in 2017. So, at a time when you may be making New Year resolutions and drawing up action plans to make your work-life run smoothly this year, we … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Training The next NET Training days are 21st September at Homerton, and 12th November at Basildon. We also expect an ILD day at UCLH in late November/early December and a date in January at the Royal London. Ideas for themes we should cover? Let us know. Upcoming Teach-Ins at the Royal College of Physicians include: Stroke: modern … Continue reading

Updated advice on how to pass your ARCP/PYA 2014

Despite Dr Bhowmik’s best attempts to ensure we were all aware of the requirements for ARCP sign off, there were a number of trainees who unexpectedly received Outcome 5s (including at least one of the reps….). So, here is a revamped list of things to consider in order to smoothly navigate the ARCP/PYA process. Also … Continue reading

News from synapse

Can’t be bothered to sign in to synapse? Well, never fear, you won’t miss anything with this handy round up of recent links to external educational events (both Respiratory and GIM) and important updates from synapse and beyond. An important date for your diaries is the 2014 ARCP/RITA Friday 11 July 2014 for North East Thames … Continue reading

UCLP Committee meeting September

September 23rd saw the most recent meeting of the UCLP Training Programme Managers Committee (TPMC) for Respiratory Medicine. UCLP Committees can never be accused of having exciting names! Dr Bhowmik chaired the meeting, with attendees including a number of Respiratory Consultants, UCLP managers and the three trainee reps (miraculously all able to make the meeting … Continue reading

Common pitfalls at ARCP/PYA and how to avoid them

There were some queries arising from the latest round of ARCPs regarding required competencies and sign off for procedures in GIM. Please see the following information from Dr Bhowmik for clarification: The acute take logbook is to confirm that you have seen a minimum of 1000 acute medical patients in your training. You can use the … Continue reading