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GIM training – (some) info now on synapse

GIM training has been a little confusing, and a little absent, lately. But we are reassured that HEE has now got its act together and there is confusion no more! Unfortunately, despite our pleas, they have decided to run everything through Synapse (a leading contender for least user-friendly website ever made). So, you must make … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Breaking news WELCOME TO THE NEW ST3s who will be joining us in October. You will have met several of them on the Pleural training day at Royal Free. We’re excited about them joining the North East Central London Respiratory Family! Say hi at the next training day. Have a look a the ST3 page … Continue reading

Queens Hospital

Queens Hospital is the flagship hospital of the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and replaced both Harold Wood Hospital and Oldchurch Hospital when it opened in December 2006. It has a standard bed capacity of 939, with an additional 60 available when required (which is often). Bluebell is the Respiratory ward. Queens has had … Continue reading

News and Opportunities

Breaking news New whistleblowing policy: what does the extended whistleblowing protection mean for HEE’s postgraduate medical and dental trainees? There is a new legal route with some technical aspects, but a short summary from HEE aims to give you the main points. Many thanks to Angshu for the updates on how to smoothly pass through ARCP.  Don’t forget that … Continue reading

News and Opportunities

Breaking news We hope all your ARCPs went smoothly. If you have any concerns do get in touch. Please fill in this very short survey: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GMPB3LN. Evidence on the availability of training opportunities and the experience of current trainees in Bronchoscopy is essential to inform any future curriculum changes. There was a disappointing turnout to the … Continue reading

Returning to practice after time out of training

Returning to clinical practice after time out of training for research, an education or leadership fellowship, parental leave or sickness can be daunting. Trainees often worry about running the medical take, due to the need to have up to date knowledge, and exhibit leadership skills under pressure. General advice from TPDs is: Plan ahead for your … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Happy New Year to you all! We hope you all had at least some time off to indulge in christmas carols, fights over which is the best christmas film and mulled everything. We hope 2016 brings you all you wish for and more. Training The next NET Training day is on 29th February at Princess Alexandra, Harlow . Ideas … 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

GIM Pearls: GIM Training Day at Newham 05/02/15

For those of you who did not make it to the latest GIM Training Day at Newham here are some GIM pearls from the talks. Asthma – from getting the basics right to beyond step 5 Dr Nivenka Jayasekera highlighted the results of The National Review of Asthma Deaths which reported that 3 people die from asthma a day, and … Continue reading

RCP publishes Acute care toolkit 8: The medical registrar on call

The RCP has published it’s latest Acute Care Toolkit 8: The medical registrar on call. It focuses on maximising clinical experience, training and patient care, and should be mandatory reading for all Chief Execs, Medical Directors, and Medical Registrars! Have a read and see what changes you could suggest to improve your local acute take.