Evening of short lectures and practical workshops covering emergencies of ENT
Wondering how you’ll cope with your first ENT emergency on call? Want to know a little more about common ENT problems?
Join us for an evening of lectures and hands on practical workshops covering common ENT presentations and emergencies, from current ENT trainees. Learn how to manage blocked tracheostomies, pack a bleeding nose, drain a quinsy and perform flexible nasoendoscopy. Open to all trainee levels.
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With flu vaccination season approaching and trusts getting ready to start their local campaigns to promote the flu jab, here’s a reminder of the facts behind flu and how being vaccinated helps protect staff and patients.
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BestEvidence is a free web-based app available for clinicians to get access to research and guidelines.
City University of London, funded the development of BestEvidence in order to facilitate the use of research evidence to inform and improve learning, practice and policy and thereby improve patient outcomes.
To get the app on your device, smartphone, tablet or desktop computers, go to www.BestEvidence.Info
A new animation from Health Education England explains the annual review of competence progression (ARCP), which is used to assess the practice and progress of trainee doctors. The animation explains how the ARCP works and accompanies a written guide.
See the animation below and read more here
The General Medical Council has updated their guidance Outcomes for Graduates, setting out the knowledge, skills, values and behaviours that UK medical graduates must know and be able to demonstrate.
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The General Medical Council (GMC) will now routinely accept the Occupational English Test (OET) as proof of English language skills for overseas doctors who apply to work in the UK.
The change, implemented on the 6 February, follows the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) decision to accept the test from November 2017 onwards.
Candidates will need to achieve a Level B in each skill (listening, reading, writing and speaking) to meet the GMC’s requirements. The test is designed for healthcare professionals with an emphasis on real situations medical staff might encounter.
The OET provides an alternative to the existing International Language Test System (IELTS), where prospective registrants for the GMC’s register must score 7.5 or more overall.
Further detail about the change is available on the GMC website.
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We are running an NCAS Case Manager training course on 16th April at Broadgreen Hospital
Details and an application form are enclosed - here
It will be on a first come first served basis as there are 20 places available.
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