The NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, which outlined the long-term strategy for our NHS through a sustainable manner while also enhancing patient care, was released earlier this year. This report is especially meaningful because the NHS turned 75 years.
The General Medical Council has released a report titled "The state of medical education and practise in the UK: workplace experiences 2023," which at first examines the distressing data regarding the experiences of doctors, the difficulties in providing pat
At the end of 2020, we published and outlined our commitment to prioritise the restoration of postgraduate medical education and training which was impacted during the Covid-19 pandemic. It recognises the determination of providers to restore and reset education and training and to establish the Midlands region as a beacon for postgraduate education.
An online tool designed to help educators and students find and exchange best practices throughout the Midlands has been developed by NHSE Quality Midlands. It is intended that by sharing your excellent examples, the NHSE network as a whole would be able to access and use this collection of best practices.
You can find the link to the tool here.
What is NETS?
The National Educational Training Survey 2023 is a NHSE (formally HEE) run survey for all learners across all professions whose training is commissioned by NHSE. This includes not only doctors in training but also student doctors nurses, midwives, allied Health professionals and clinical scientists. It give a 'whole system view' of the environment in which you train.
The 2022 Enhancing Junior Doctors’ Working Lives report, published last week, highlights the strides that HEE has made with expanding flexibility, improving recruitment, and resetting education and training to build on what we have learnt from the pandemic.
A new virtual reality resource has been developed by the SuppoRTT team in Health Education England for doctors returning to training. Using a clinical scenario, the topic of Escalating Concerns and Speaking Up is explored, skills that are increasingly recognised as contributing to the quality and safety of care for patients.
Although developed for doctors returning to training, trainers of training doctors and other healthcare professionals returning to training may find the resource useful.
Please see the video below on what HEE locally and nationally are doing to improve the trainee experience.
The Midlands' Charter collaborative has won the BMJ award for Workforce and Wellbeing Team of the Year 2021. HEE is proud to support the wellbeing of our learners alongside our partners in NHSE/I, the BMA, GMC and local education providers.
You can find more details on the Charter here.