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Programme finalised for Royal Free training day

We’re looking forward to the next NE Thames training day at Royal Free Hospital on Wed 7th Feb. It will be held at: Lecture Theatre 3, UCL medical School, Royal Free Hospital Campus.      Below is the timetable – looks like a great programme!   TIME TOPIC/SPEAKER 09:00-09:25 Registration 09:30-09:40 Welcome 09:40-10:00 Obesity and sleep … 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

Could it be fungal?

One of the most difficult referrals for the Respiratory registrar (or indeed Consultant) is the call from oncology / haematology / renal / HIV / immunology colleagues asking for an urgent review and bronchoscopy for an immunosuppressed patient with possible chest infection. There are a host of possible tests to request to try to pin … Continue reading

Timetable finalised for Pan-London training day

We’re looking forward to the next Pan-London Training day at Barts Hospital on Tues 30th Jan. It will be in the Brook Centre at Barts Hospital (number 2 on this map).   Below is the timetable – looks like a great programme! With opportunities to get signed off for practical procedures too. Lunch will be … Continue reading

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

RSM horizons 1 day course: thoracic intervention and surgery to cure lung cancer

Interested in lung cancer care, now and in the future? Why not join the RSM Cardiothoracic section for a TED-style meeting to address the cutting-edge solutions and technologies needed to cure lung cancer on Friday Nov 11th? “In a series of TED-style talks, this meeting will take us on the journey for the lung cancer … 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

London advanced TB course and free evening symposium

The London Advanced TB Course is taking place Nov 10-11th. It is organised by Public Health England with the Centre for Respiratory Infection (CRI), National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London. “This intensive course will offer a comprehensive update to participants on the clinical management of TB cases and incidents, evaluate new diagnostic techniques … Continue reading

Immunology for Respiratory Physicians – free training

Immunology is an area of the curriculum which is relevant to a growing number of areas of day to day practice in Respiratory medicine, but does not often receive explicit attention in the training programme. In view of this, Dr David Jackson has put together a one day workshop on ‘Immunology for chest physicians’. The aim … Continue reading