Posted May 13th 2022 (6 days ago)

Foundation School Bulletin

Volunteers needed for GMC assessment pilots - Up to £350 for attending

The GMC are recruiting doctors to pilot some of their assessments. Volunteers will receive up to £350 for taking part and a certificate for their portfolio, plus lunch and standard class travel expenses. For more information and to apply please visit http://www.gmc-uk.org/pilot-days

To attend, doctors must be F2 or above and have worked in the pilot specialty for four months or more during the past year. GMC is currently recruiting for: 

• Child psychiatry
• ENT
• Foundation year 2
• General Adult Psychiatry
• General Practice
• Geriatrics
• Intensive Care Medicine
• Rheumatology

The written exam pilots run from 8:30am - 12:00pm and you will be paid £175 for sitting a two hour test.
9 June 2022
Manchester and London

For any questions please contact: ADT.Events@gmc-uk.org

Foundation elearning programme update May 2022 

The Foundation elearning programme has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by the UK Foundation Programme (UKFPO).

Throughout your career you will work in a team, but sometimes that teamwork will cross traditional boundaries. How good are you at working with other teams across the secondary/primary care boundary?

Available in elearning for healthcare Foundation Programme (2021 curriculum) - these sessions cover areas in your curriculum on; FPC 2: Clinical Prioritisation, FPC 3: Holistic Planning, FPC 4: Communication and Care, FPC 5: Continuity of Care and FPC 6: Sharing the Vision:
• Primary, Secondary Care Interface https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700659
• Effective Referrals to Other Clinical Teams https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/705192
• Good Handover Practice https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700587
• Primary, Secondary Care Interface https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700659
• Ward and Therapy Services https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700619
• Ward and Social Services https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700623
• Effective Referrals to Other Clinical Teams https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/705192
• Team Working and Patient Safety https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700687
Check the programme to see other sessions that might help you.

You can sign on to the elearning with your login supplied by elearning for healthcare at any time during your foundation training: https://www.elfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/

HORUS and TURAS have deep links to elearning for healthcare sessions from the Foundation Curriculum and therefore accessible to all trainees, making it quicker and easy to access the appropriate session linked to the curriculum.

 

takeAIM National Conference, Saturday 11th June 2022 - Registration Now Open

This Conference is organised by the TakeAIM Fellows. TakeAIM is a trainee-led initiative associated with Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) which aims to promote recruitment to the speciality.

We welcome Foundation Doctors, Trust Grade Doctors, IMT/ ACCS Doctors and Medical Students. The programme includes a Poster Competition, talks on relevant topics and various Masterclasses (including POCUS - Point Of Care UltraSound).

The Abstract Submission deadline is 20th of May 2022. The Conference Registration Link is https://www.eventsforce.net/eventage/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=100109&eventID=196

More information can also be found on the takeAIM Website (https://www.takeaim.org.uk/).