Life after foundation training: your FY3 year

  • April 30th, 2019
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In August, thousands of junior doctors will make the first step from medical school into posts within hospitals or move into their second year of rotation. Placements last between three and six months and provide the opportunity to learn about and train in different specialties. During this time junior doctors will shadow and support experienced […]

Latest Appraisal for Revalidation Success

  • September 25th, 2017
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We are delighted to announce that according to the latest Annual Organisational Audit (AOA) Comparator Report from NHS England, we have excelled compared to our competitors. In the latest report comparing locum agency designated bodies and national appraisal statistics, our missed appraisals percentage stands at just 0.7%, in contrast to our competitors who received 6.3%. […]

Jump in junior doctors training as GP’s in Wales

  • April 12th, 2017
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In 2016 the Welsh government offered a £20,000 incentive to junior doctors that trained as GP’s in the areas which have shortages. The incentive has seen a 16% increase in the number of junior doctors selecting to come to or stay in wales to train to become GP’s. Recent figures have shown that 84% of […]

Junior doctors in High Court

  • September 19th, 2016
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Justice for Health, a campaign group formed by junior doctors, will go to the High Court on the 19th and 20th September to challenge the new junior doctor contract. The new contract, which is due to be introduced next month, has been described as ‘unsafe and unsustainable’ by the campaign group. The group have received […]

Junior doctors’ strike called off

  • September 7th, 2016
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The British Medical Association (BMA) has called off the junior doctors’ strike, which was due to take place in September, after NHS England warned hospitals had not been given enough notice. The BMA junior doctors’ committee chair Dr Ellen McCourt said: “Patient safety remains doctors’ primary concern. “While the BMA provided more than the required […]

Junior doctors will stage a series of five-day strikes

  • September 1st, 2016
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The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced junior doctors will stage the first national five-day strike in the history of the NHS next month following Jeremy Hunt’s imposition of the new contract. The strike will take place from 8am to 5pm every day from the 12th to 16th September. Ellen McCourt, the BMA junior doctors’ […]

Junior doctors’ dispute continues

  • August 15th, 2016
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Junior doctors are considering further strikes in September following Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt confirming the new contract would be imposed last month. The contract was rejected by the BMA in July after 58% of junior doctors and medical students opposed it in a ballot, with a 68% turnout. The junior doctors committee (JDC) of the […]

Jeremy Hunt to impose new junior doctor contract

  • July 12th, 2016
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Following junior doctors rejecting the new contract in a recent ballot, Jeremy Hunt has said he will move forward with the new contract. A deal agreed with the British Medical Association (BMA) was rejected by 58% in a referendum of junior doctor and medical student members, even though the BMA had urged them to accept […]