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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

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

UCLP training opportunities

In addition to training opportunities already highlighted in the recent ‘News and opportunities‘ UCLP have now opened booking for some professional development sessions. These are non-clinical and cover some essential areas of training. If you missed the recent Homerton Training Day, this would be a great opportunity to access Courtroom training, which is rarely available. Click … Continue reading

UCLH

University College London Hospital opened in 2005. Services offered at UCLH include accident & emergency, hyper-acute stroke unit, cancer care, critical care, endocrinology, general surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, general medicine, general neurology, rheumatology, orthopaedics, paediatric & adolescents, and urology. The latest CQC rating was overall “good“. The hospital has a growing focus on cancer care. The new (and … Continue reading

Respiratory Futures site launched

Amidst a country in turmoil over Brexit, members of the Respiratory community met for a really interesting and varied programme of educational talks at the BTS Summer Meeting in York this June. Excitingly, it also saw the launch of a new website for Respiratory trainees.   The aim is to bring together respiratory trainees from … Continue reading

Lung Transplantation training

As you progress through your rotations acquiring skills and experience, you need to check you are also acquiring sub-specialty experience in time for your CCT. For Lung Transplantation the requirements are: attend teaching programme/course 2 outpatient clinics in specialist/satellite clinic CbD You can find more details in a previous news and opportunities post, and in the … Continue reading