Training and development

Details of implementation of tariffs for education and training announced

The details for the implementation of tariffs for education and training have been announced. Moving to a tariff based system for education and training will enable a national approach to the funding of all clinical placements (both medical and non-medical) … Read more → – Details of implementation of tariffs for education and training announced

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Planning medical and dental school intakes for the future needs of the NHS

This report from the Health and Education National Strategic Exchange (HENSE), using research by the Centre for Workforce Intelligence, looks ahead at the future medical and dental workforce needs of the NHS. It enables plans to ensure that those workforce … Read more → – Planning medical and dental school intakes for the future needs of the NHS

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The Shape of Training Review: call for written evidence now open

The independent Shape of Training Review was established earlier this year to make sure postgraduate training continues to meet the needs of patients and health services in the future. Chaired by Professor David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham University, the review … Read more → – The Shape of Training Review: call for written evidence now open

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Dr Mahmood Adil talks about the benefits of health volunteering

The NHS touches the lives of 60 million people in the UK, but it also has the opportunity to extend that number to six billion around the globe, via International Health Volunteering (IHV) and other routes. In his latest blog, … Read more → – Dr Mahmood Adil talks about the benefits of health volunteering

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GMC gives green light to plans to boost standards of medical trainers

Following a consultation this year, new arrangements for the recognition of trainers are set to be implemented in phases. Local systems will need to be in place by July 2013 and trainers in four roles covering undergraduate and postgraduate learners … Read more → – GMC gives green light to plans to boost standards of medical trainers

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