Surgical

COVID-19: Surgical Trainee Progression in 2020

COVID-19: Surgical Trainee Progression in 2020

The Joint Committee on Surgical Training (JCST) has today (19 March 2020) published the following statement on Trainee Progression in 2020.

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JCST fee for trainees frozen for 2019-20

JCST fee for trainees frozen for 2019-20

The Colleges recognise the significant financial pressures being placed on trainees and have decided to freeze the JCST fee at £260 for 2019-20, with the intention to hold it at this level for a further two years beyond that, to August 2022, subject to affordability.

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Boot camp for Scottish surgical trainees

Boot camp for Scottish surgical trainees

All of Scotland’s latest group of surgical trainees are to start off a new training programme this week and during the first phase of their programme will undertake an intensive ‘boot camp’ to teach them the core skills they need.

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