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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

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