A summary report on the Junior Doctor Contract Review 2018-19 from the OTG
Varo Kirthi, Chair OTG and Ziyaad Sultan, BMA Multi-Specialty Working Group representative have reviewed the latest update on the proposed new contract deal for junior doctors and welcome the proposed changes. The deal the BMA have agreed with NHS Employers and the Department of Health and Social Care brings a £90 million investment for junior
Over 70,000 trainees and trainers contribute to the GMC’s Training Environments 2018 report
The GMC has published a report summarising the findings of their annual national training survey and identified a number of key areas for improvement moving into 2019. The survey, which looks at the UK medical training environment, enables the GMC to continue to enhance medical education and training. Three key areas were highlighted by this
Calling all budding trainee editors – College News needs you!
The post of Editor for the ophthalmologists in training pages of College News is now open for application. If you are interested in sharing topical and creative insights into the clinical and professional world of trainees with the wider ophthalmology community, then this is the role for you. The editor’s job is to source editorial
Resources and Support for Trainees
The College is committed to support doctors throughout their career. We hope trainees will find the range of resources and updates available in this section useful to read. We aim to provide answers to frequently asked questions about the tools that are an integral part of how trainees should expect to progress through their training.
Secretary of State, Jeremy Hunt asks all parties to continue junior doctor contract negotiations
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists notes the letter by the Secretary of State to the Junior Doctors Committee of the British Medical Association. Mr Hunt outlines that proposals for the new contract for junior doctors must be addressed through further negotiation by all parties. The RCOphth recognises and values ophthalmic registrars for their continuing contribution to