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Disclaimer: Please find below details of courses which may be of interest to Foundation doctors and which STFS has been made aware of. Please note that the information below is received from a variety of sources. STFS does not endorse any specific providers or have knowledge of the content of individual courses. Foundation doctors are advised to discuss attendance at courses with their Educational Supervisor / Foundation Training Programme Director before registering.

See details of general course providers below

The Core Surgical Training Interview Course

Lecture and first mock interview date: 10 November 2018, Guy’s Campus, London Bridge

-       Second mock interview date: TBC Location: Guy’s Campus, London Bridge

Contact: akahluwalia@doctors.org.uk - Book early: Places Are Limited £100.


FY2 Regional Quality Improvement Competition – Frimley Park  14th November 2018 - FY2 doctors are invited to submit an abstract – For further information visit or email emily.cahalane@nhs.net


The Association of Palliative Care Juniors Conference 2018 - 17th November 2018 @ The Cicely Saunders Institute, London SE5

Aimed at medical students and pre-speciality doctors who have an interest in palliative medicine. This annual conference involving many speakers, workshops and poster presentation – For further information on attending email conference.apmj@gmail.com


Are you a Foundation Doctor thinking of doing psychiatry? 

Join us at the psychART conference this autumn Friday 23rd November 2018 at David Game College, East London, Book your tickets here


Geriatrics For Juniors Conference 2018 - 24th November 2018

This one-day conference designed for Foundation Doctors – for more information visit here


National Research Collaborative Meeting 2018 - Manchester - 7th December

Fantastic opportunity to network, discover and engage in current and future collaborative projects and to showcase your own work and ideas. The conference will be held within the impressive surroundings of Chetham's School of Music in Manchester City Centre, and we have put together an exciting programme with internationally-renowned speakers as well as a varied breakout session agenda. Thanks to our sponsors we are able to offer this national meeting FREE OF CHARGE. Tickets can be secured here .

 

 Paediatric emergency day - King's College Hospital Simulation Centre -  17th December 2018 – 8.30-17.00

This free to attend event will look at diagnosis and management of common paediatric emergencies. To book your place email paedsemergencyday@gmail.com

 

 National Foundation Doctor’s Presentation Day

This free to attend annual event hosted by the Severn Foundation School and supported by the UKFPO. It displays work completed by Foundation Doctors from across the UK and Malta as oral and poster presentations under the categories; Quality Improvement, Education, Sustainability, Research/Original Work, and Case Reports.

The presentation day will take place at Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel & Spa, Redcliffe Hill, BS1 6SQ on 11th January 2019. Applications to present, open on Wednesday 15th August 2018 and will close on Friday 16th November 2018. For more information visit here.


Practitioner Health Programme  www.php.nhs.uk           

A free service for doctors, who have mental or physical health concerns and/or addiction problems and who live and work in the KSS and London areas.  PHP treat all self-referrals from doctors with the strictest confidentiality.

GENERAL COURSES

  • UCL are offering an MSc course in Evidence-based Healthcare (Surgery). For more information, visit www.ucl.ac.uk/ebh or e-mail Kurinchi Gurusamy at k.gurusamy@medsch.ucl.ac.uk.
  • The Royal Society of Medicine organise a number of courses/meetings. Further information is available at www.rsm.ac.uk/trainees.
  • St George's Medical School is recruiting tutors to teach clinical skills sessions to medical students in years 1 - 3.  For more information or to apply please contact Lea Stock, Skills Administrator, on 020 8725 5152 or at skadmin@sgul.ac.uk.
  • A complete resource for doctors applying for ST1 positions in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK is available at http://www.ogst1course.co.uk/. The resource includes an interview practise course comprising: lectures from trainees and consultants in OG, simulated interviews with professional role players and comprehensive analysis of previously asked questions.
  • Pre Clinical Medical Science Revision for Foundation Year Doctors
    A FREE iPhone app for revision of basic medical science called pre-clinical medical science - 500 single best answer questions is available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pre-clinical-medical-science/id593244556?ls=1&mt=8
    Although primarily aimed at medical students, this may be relevant to MRCP and MRCS part 1 exams. 
    In addition to the free app, a medical science revision weekend course is available in April. Once again this  is primarily aimed at medical students although it may also be relevant to the MRCP and MRCS exams.  Further details are available at: http://one2onemedicine.com/courses
  • Bromley Emergency Courses Bromley Emergency Courses provide training and revision courses ranging from FRCEM Primary and Intermediate, MRCEM Part C to Radiology, CORE (Level1) Ultrasound and more. For more information visit www.bromleyemergency.com or email info@bromleyemergency.com. 
  • MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine, The University of Nottingham, one of the world’s leading universities, offers an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine.  For more information visit  www.nottingham.ac.uk/sportsexercisemedicine or contact the Course Administrator:  sports.med@nottingham.ac.uk
  • Online MRCS Part B Revision Tool - This tool was created by surgical registrars for foundation doctors and core surgical trainees studying for the MRCS Part B examination.The Question Bank offers an all-in-one resource to practise MRCS Part B topics including cadaveric anatomy spot tests.For more information please see the attached flyer. 
  • MRCP(UK) Part 1 Revision Course
    This course is being held by a group of medical doctors who want to provide low cost revision courses for foundation and core doctors.  There will be a number of consultants on board who will give high yield lectures through the course.  For further information click here.

Association for Palliative Medicine

The APM Juniors is a society for medical students and junior doctors with an interest in Palliative Medicine.  It provides discussion forums, journal articles, mentoring, careers guidance and access to research in Palliative Medicine.  For more information click here or contact undergraduate.apmj@gmail.com.

 

 BMA Non-Clinical CPD Courses

The BMA offers a number of non-clinical teaching courses for foundation doctors. For further information click here.

 

Leadership Scholarships to enhance compassion in practice provided by the Florence Nightingale Foundation on behalf of Health Eduaction Kent, Surrey and Sussex

The Florence Nightingale Foundation is offering scholarships on behalf of Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex to Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists, Healthcare Scientists and Medical/Dental professionals who want to become leaders. For further information and to register click here.

 

Are you a Doctor or Junior Doctor who is interested in participating in research?

MSc student's studying Clinical Mental Health Sciences at the Division of Psychiatry, University College London, are looking for doctors to take part in a research study examining the relationship between resilience and personality. The aim of this research is to highlight potential factors which may prevent the possibility of burnout in doctors. For further information and to take part please contact uctvcfe@ucl.ac.uk

 

Leading for Quality (L4Q): New Leaders Programme

Click here for further information. 

 

Global Health Exchange

The Global Health Exchange is offering a 12 month opportunity to develop your clinical and professional skills in rural South Africa as part of a four year GP and Global Health Fellowship Training Programme. The programme includes a one year paid deployment in South Africa, and is supported by Health Education England, Africa Health Placements, and the NHS. For more information click here

Free Taster Sessions

GUM/HIV taster day is offered for foundation doctors and core medical trainees from across the country interested in a career in HIV/sexual health.  The day provides the opportunity for junior doctors who do not get the opportunity to experience GUM/HIV medicine as part of their contact abarbour@nhs.net for more information.

Are You Considering A Career In Nephrology?  An education taster day aimed at anyone interested in RENAL, come and meet current trainees and consultants from around the country. For more information contact Iain.smith@nbt.nhs.uk

Improving Surgical Training - Careers In Surgery 

Applications for both traditional core surgical training (CST) and the IST posts are to be made through Oriel  For more information and how to apply visit.