Maximising the Potential: essential measures to support SAS doctors – Health Education England and NHS Improvement

This report sets out how HEE, NHS Improvement, NHS Employers and other partners will work together to support and develop SAS doctors. This includes: The implementation of a SAS charter to better understand and address the current challenges; The development

Framework agreement between the Department of Health and Social Care and Health Education England: 2018 to 2021 -Department of Health and Social Care

Framework agreement defines how the Department of Health and Social Care and Health Education England will work together to serve patients, the public and the taxpayer. It sets out roles, responsibilities, governance and accountability arrangements.

What is a reading list for?: A guide for module leaders on aligning reading with learning outcomes – Oxford Brookes University

This guide describes four levels of practice – Organise, Annotate, Engage, Flip – through which module leaders can redesign their reading lists and bridge the gap of understanding so that both the student and teacher of any module could answer

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust: Improving Junior Doctors’ Access To Educational Opportunities – NHS Employers

Case study of the use of rota re-design to make improvements around the delivery of education and training within core medical training (CMT). The trust engaged its junior doctors to understand what was needed to accommodate the new three-year curriculum requirements

Advancing medical professionalism – Royal College of Physicians

Report from the Royal College of Physicians that aims to help doctors improve their professionalism in practical ways.  The report focuses on seven key aspects of professional practice: doctor as healer patient partner team worker manager and leader learner and

Nursing degree apprenticeships: in poor health?: Eighth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Education Committee

Finds difficulties with the delivery of nursing apprenticeships.  The rate of progress in the development of nursing degree apprenticeships has been slow. The Government expects over 400 nursing associates to progress to nursing degree apprenticeships from 2019, with this figure expected to grow, yet it

The State Of Medical Education And Practice In The UK 2018 – General Medical Council

Report that indicates many doctors are considering career changes to step away from the heavy workload placed upon doctors in primary and secondary care. Around a third of 2,600 doctors surveyed are considering reducing their hours in the next three

Training Environments 2018: Key Findings From The National Training Surveys – General Medical Council

This document is a full review of the General Medical Council’s latest annual national training surveys, which collate the views and experiences of more than 70,000 doctors in training and senior doctors who act as trainers. It found that while

Never too busy to learn: How the modern team can learn together in the busy workplace – Royal College of Physicians

This publication explores how ‘invitational’ learning environments can be created in clinical settings, and in doing so, poses two key questions: How do we create learning opportunities in the clinical workplace? How do we maximise the impact of these opportunities?

National Report to Ministers on the Responsible Officer Regulations and Medical Revalidation, 2017/18 – NHS England

This national report for 2017/18, is a routine annual summary of the implementation and management of the Responsible Officer regulations as they relate to the healthcare organisations and doctors that connect to NHS England’s National Medical Director.

Care staffing in the NHS: the good, the bad and the promising – BPP University School of Nursing

Report from BPP University School of Nursing looking at nurse recruitment. It finds while it is clear that NHS trusts are having to deal with budgetary pressures and a skills shortage which may be exacerbated by Brexit, they are also

Medical Associate Professions: Checklist – NHS Employers

Checklist designed to help recruitment and development of medical associate professions (MAPs) in NHS organisations, and support them to deliver excellent patient care.

Medical CCT Class Of 2016: Survey 2017: How Have They Fared? – Royal College of Physicians

White trainee doctors are applying for fewer consultant posts at the end of their training than black and minority ethnic (BME) trainees, but are more likely to be shortlisted and offered a post according to the 2017 survey reporting the

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

Meeting pathology demand Histopathology workforce census – Royal College of Pathologists

Workforce census that shows only 3% of NHS histopathology departments have enough staff to meet clinical demand.  The report identifies  an approaching retirement crisis – a quarter of all histopathologists are aged 55 or over.  Ensuring pathology services can cope with

Clinical radiology: UK workforce census 2017 report – Royal College of Radiologists

Report that finds: The UK currently needs another 1,004 full-time diagnostic radiologists – by 2022 the shortfall will be at least 1,610, a third of the number of doctors needed to keep up with scanning workload NHS hospitals across the

Pub crawl: alcohol use among students attending organised drinking events – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Little is known about actual levels of alcohol consumption on student pub crawls in the UK. This study will address this gap in knowledge by measuring and monitoring alcohol consumption, blood alcohol levels and drunkenness amongst students on pub crawls across three English cities.

Evaluation of Introduction of Nursing Associates: Phase 1 report for Health Education England – Traverse

An independent evaluation of the first cohort of trainee nursing associate (TNA) pilot sites, commissioned by Health Education England. The report is primarily focused on evaluating the training and development of TNAs. It provides insights into challenges and benefits of

Exploring education and training in relation to older people’s health and social care: A report prepared for Dunhill Medical Trust – Picker Institute Europe

The rapid transformation of the United Kingdom’s demographic mix and the resulting increasing demand on health services for the older population means that the health and social care system has to increasingly support vulnerable people with complex needs. Consequently, the