National training surveys 2019: initial findings report – General Medical Council

More than 75,000 doctors in training and trainers took part in this year’s GMC surveys. This initial findings report outlines the key trends across the UK. These clearly show that system pressures continue to affect training environments: Almost a third

The Department of Health and Social Care mandate to Health Education England: April 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The HEE mandate for 2019 to 2020 covers strategic objectives around: workforce planning health education training and development The mandate looks at how to develop the healthcare workforce to improve care for patients through education and training.

Payment for continuing education and training for 2018 payable in 2019: claim form – Department of Health and Social Care

Form detailing how to claim general ophthalmic service continuing and education payment for 2018, between 1 July and 31 October 2019.

National Health Service, England: The General Ophthalmic Services Contracts (Continuing Education and Training Allowances) Payments Directions 2019 – Department of Health and Social Care

The General Ophthalmic Services Contracts (Continuing Education and Training Allowances) Payments Directions 2019 detailing payments to be made under general ophthalmic services contracts for continuing education and training allowances in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 120(1) and (3)(a),

Enhancing Junior Doctors’ Working Lives: Annual progress report 2019 – Health Education England

Enhancing the flexibility and resilience of our workforce is a key theme of the interim People Plan and Health Education England recognise that doctors in training aspire to have flexibility in choice of training location, specialty, the pace of training,

Ignoring the Alarms follow-up: Too many avoidable deaths from eating disorders: Seventeenth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

In December 2017, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) published Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients. That report included five recommendations relating to: the training of doctors and other medical professionals; the quality and availability of

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Katharine Dowling – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 14 March 2019 Deceased name: Katharine Dowling Coroners name: Alan Moore Coroners Area: Cheshire Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: NHS England This inquest addressed a specific

Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide – General Medical Council

This independent review, commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC), has its origins in the tragic death of a child and the subsequent conviction for gross negligence manslaughter (GNM) of the senior paediatric trainee involved in his care. The decision

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.

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