Enhancing supervision for postgraduate doctors in training – Health Education England

Health Education England report that sets out what high quality supervision looks like for doctors in training and provides a practical toolkit to assist trainees and supervisors. It forms part of a suite of resources including a handbook, a standards

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

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.

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