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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

Barts Health Training Day programme released

We are looking forward to seeing you for the first training day of the new year at St Bartholemew’s Hospital on January 29th 2019 Please see below for the programme, which looks infectiously interesting! See you in the Patterson Ross Lecture Theatre, in the Robin Brook Centre, at St Bartholemew’s Hospital. Nearest tube is St … Continue reading

Congratulations to LJ Smith and James Murray on their SCE book!

Congratulations to LJ Smith and James Murray on publication of their book: MRCP SCE in Respiratory Medicine: 300 SBAs. There are not many comprehensive, high-quality, specific revision aids for the Respiratory SCE and this book has been welcomed by trainees. The book has been designed with trainees in mind. Chapters follow the JRCPTB specialty training curriculum … Continue reading

News and opportunities

Breaking news Happy New Year! The New Year is a time of hope and resolutions, so why not start the year as you mean to go on, by updating yourself with some great review articles and recent research pearls: Messika, Jonathan, et al. “A musical intervention for respiratory comfort during non-invasive ventilation in the ICU.” … 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

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