Trainees’ Committee

COVID-19 and Recognition of Trainee Progression in 2020

COVID-19 and Recognition of Trainee Progression in 2020

The pandemic of COVID-19 will lead to changes in learning opportunities for trainees in Core Medical, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialty training both in terms of experiences and in assessments.

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COVID-19 – Guidance to trainee doctors

COVID-19 – Guidance to trainee doctors

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to grow daily, the trainee committees of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians have come together to jointly publish the following statement to provide guidance to trainee doctors.

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Supporting the COVID-19 response: Guidance regarding Medical Education and Training

Supporting the COVID-19 response: Guidance regarding Medical Education and Training

The four Statutory Education Bodies covering the UK published this
open letter entitled “Supporting the COVID-19 response: Guidance regarding Medical Education and Training” on Tuesday 10th March 2020.

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My wellbeing at work

My wellbeing at work

Continuing our “Season of Good Wellbeing”, Dr Jack Fairweather has written a blog on what helps his wellbeing at work. Jack is an ST7 Renal and General Internal Medicine and the Vice-Chair of our Trainees’ Committee:

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Supporting our Trainees

Supporting our Trainees

Mahua Chakrabarti is a Specialty Trainee in General Surgery based in Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Here she writes in her capacity as Chair of the Trainee Committee about her experience of the College and her plans for the coming year.

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Combating the threat of antibiotic resistance

Combating the threat of antibiotic resistance

This week (12-18 November 2018) is the World Antibiotic Awareness Week. As part of our College’s work to promote good practice in this area, we’ve commissioned this blog from Jack Fairweather. Jack is the College’s current Scottish Clinical Leadership Fellow, and the Vice-Chair of our Trainees’ Committee.

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Mahua Chakrabarti elected as new Chair of college Trainees’ Committee

Mahua Chakrabarti elected as new Chair of college Trainees’ Committee

Mahua Chakrabarti has been elected to serve as the new Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s Trainees’ Committee.

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ST3 recruitment

ST3 recruitment

The ST3 recruitment office has advised that all offers have now been completed following errors in the first round of offers. Since the problem was identified in early May, we have worked closely with all relevant agencies involved across the UK to support our members and ensure a quick resolution to this issue.

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Trainee Committee Update

Trainee Committee Update

Dr Arrianne Laws, Chair of our Trainee Committee, gives an update on the latest trainee news.

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