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?

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

Note for avoidance of doubt – Out-of-hours training for GP Registrars: letter from David Geddes – NHS England

This letter is to all CCG Clinical Leaders and Accountable Officers and is a reminder of their responsibility to commission training support for GP specialist registrars in the out of hours setting, in advance of guidance from Health Education England

GP Forward View: Assessment of progress Year 2 – Royal College of General Practitioners

Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated

Towards a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region: framework for action – World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

The framework for action translates the Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 to the regional context. The overall goal of the framework is to accelerate progress towards achieving the population health objectives of Health 2020, and the

The toolkit for a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region – World Health Organization

Toolkit is aimed at policy-makers, human resources for health (HRH) planners and professionals, and other stakeholders, such as education institutions and those implementing policy. It supports ‘Towards a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region: framework for action’, which adapts

Global strategy on human resources for health: Workforce 2030 – World Health Organization

The Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 is primarily aimed at planners and policy-makers of WHO Member States, but its contents are of value to all relevant stakeholders in the health workforce area, including public and private

Guidance on safe medical staffing: Report of a working party – Royal College of Physicians

Guidance on safe medical staffing working party report aims to help those planning and organising core hospital medical services to answer the question: ‘How many doctors or their alternatives, with what capabilities, do we need to provide safe, timely and

National training surveys 2018: Initial findings report – General Medical Council

Finds: Long and intense working hours, heavy workloads and the challenges of frontline medical practice are affecting doctors’ training experience and their personal wellbeing. Nearly a quarter of doctors in training and just over a fifth of trainers told us they’re burnt

Training pathways: why do doctors take breaks from their training?: (Working paper 7) – General Medical Council

This GMC report explores the reasons, motivations and experiences of doctors taking a break in training. It focuses on those who take a break on completion of their foundation training (F2 doctors) and includes doctors from all four UK countries. It sought views

The Topol Review: Preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future: Interim Report June 2018 – A Call For Evidence

Review of how the workforce needed to be prepared to work with new technologies. The interim report proposes three key themes and three guiding principles and calls for evidence to inform the final report. Themes: Genomics Digital Medicine AI and

Facing the Future: Standards for children in emergency care settings – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Facing the Future: Standards for children in emergency care settings document provides healthcare professionals and service planners with clear standards of care that are applicable to children in urgent and emergency care settings.  They are intended to be motivating, meaningful and measurable

Advancing Dental Care Education and Training Review: Final Report – Health Education England

Health Education England report looking at the skills and composition of the future dental workforce that will best meet future patient need, and the training structures and funding models that will deliver that workforce.

Making Education Governance A Reality In The North West: What it means to NHS organisations and a guide to its successful promotion and adoption – NHS North West

This document aims to define Education Governance, set out its benefits, describe the way in which NHS North West will support this agenda and provide guidance on making it a reality in your organisation.

London 2030 and beyond: Report of the King’s Commission on London – King’s College London The Policy Institute

Report calling for the establishment of a London-wide strategic body for the NHS and social care with the power to manage clinical networks and joint planning of services. It also recommends that deprivation funding should be reintroduced to improve primary health