Posted October 14th 2020 (10 months ago)

Foundation School Bulletin

GP Recruitment

Applications for Round 1 2021 GP specialty training open on the 2 November – 1 December 2020. Please ‘like’ and follow the #Choose GPFacebook page to keep up to date with news and views. Please forward this information to any doctors who may be thinking about career options. The GP National Recruitment Office (GPNRO) website is the place to go for more information or we have a number of GPs and trainees who are able to help with local or general enquiries. Email Daryl to be put in touch.

BMJ Live Event - Sexual Health and HIV session

Dear Trainees,

Please use the link below to look at and to register access for a BMJ Live Events. In Particular please have a look at the Sexual Health & HIV session at 10:15- 10:35 on Friday 16th October


Virtual Webinars on Careers in Medicine

This webinar is aimed at foundation doctors and medical students looking to apply for CT1/ST1 training posts in the UK. The talk will be given by doctors from a top London hospital.

We will be covering a breadth of topics - from practical information about applications, to creating an outstanding portfolio. Have pen and paper at the ready.

We would also like to practice basic interview skills, so please come prepared with answers to the following prompts:

  • Why do you want to train in this particular specialty
  • Tell me about yourself
  • Tell me about an incident which made you reflect

 This is on Tue 10th November from 18:00-19:30 


National Foundation Doctors Presentation Day 2021

All Foundation Doctors and Trainers are warmly invited to NFDPD 2021, a day of presentations by F1 and F2 doctors on Friday 15th January 2021.

If you are a current F1 or F2 doctor in a recognised Foundation Programme in the UK or Malta, you are invited to submit abstracts relating to work undertaken during your Foundation training. Work may be entered in the following categories:

  • Sustainability
  • Education
  • Quality Improvement
  • Case Reports
  • Research


Successful abstracts will be presented as 10 minute oral or 3-minute poster (mini-oral) presentations. Open for applications from 1st October 2020 and close on Midnight 29th October