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Transition to Consultant – Book your Place!

Are you worried about the making the step to consultant? Then this free 2-day course and shadowing scheme is for you. Dates: Day 1 – 13th December 2017 and Day 2 22nd February 2018 Topics covered include: What to expect from the consultant interview The structure of the NHS How to develop a service Complaints… [Read More]

major incidents, supporting ourselves & training opportunities

So many of you have been talking about the terrible major incidents of recent weeks. There have been countless acts of generosity, kindness and self sacrifice. The stresses of working in this way can be significant and we all need to think about how to support ourselves. Some of you have attended the School’s child… [Read More]

NCEL Blog 11th July

A fabulous turn out to this month’s meeting- all but one trust represented at today’s meeting! Here is a summary of the key messages. Academic Subcommittee update: ACL appointed last month for 2017/18. ACF application deadline in end of Oct/ early Nov for ST1-4; interviews will be in December. You can apply if you are… [Read More]

ACE THE AKP – Thursday August 10th

Ace The Written – Pass the MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice. Thursday 10th of August at 6.30pm Events Centre, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square Come one, come all. For newbies and veterans of the AKP.  The evening will cover a range of topics and will focus on exam hints and tips, question anwsering strategies and… [Read More]

August Paediatric Return to Clinical Practice Course

Places left for the last for the summer’s PRACP course.  If you have been on a career break, maternity leave, OOPE or OOPR and want to refresh your skills in clinical practice, have some mentoring or experience some high fidelity simulation, please come to the PRACP course.  

START Assessment Preparation Course

Feeling stressed about START? – help is here! The highly popular START assessment preparation course is back in October 2017! This evening course is delivered by START assessors and trainees who have recently done START. 2nd October 2017 – 1800 Stewart Room, First Floor, Events Centre Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DN Topics… [Read More]

Small acts of kindness benefit us all

Occasionally one reads an article that leads you to think – “This is so simple and obvious, we all need to do this!”  So I want to draw your attention to a fascinating article published by the British Psychological Society.  The essential message is that when we undertake a small act of kindness, not only… [Read More]

Management Training Programme

Dear Trainee, Please see the final date of the upcoming STC Management Training Programme session below before we break for the Summer: Please note that we have now decided to request delegates to make a credit/debit card payment of £25 to secure a place on any of the courses. Your card will NOT be charged… [Read More]

Level 1 Teaching for NCNEL trainees

Level 1/SHO teaching – Perplexing Presentations Date: Tuesday 25th July 2017 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Location: ICU Seminar Room, Level 4, VCB, GOSH We would like to invite you to attend our series of free, monthly teaching afternoons incorporating the Case Exchange with Level 1 teaching, which takes place on the last Tuesday of every… [Read More]

Thinking Together 2017/18 Launch Evening 25th July!

Thinking Together Launch Evening This is your chance to participate in Thinking Together, an exciting scheme linking Paediatric and CAMHS trainees. Following an initial successful pilot in London, we are extending the scheme to four centres across the UK from September 2017. The scheme is designed to: Improve mental health in children and young people…. [Read More]

RSM study days – 2017/18 cycle – dates and volunteers wanted!

The dates have been set for the 2017/18 LSP study days at the Royal Society of Medicine.  Aimed at level 2 trainees, but open to all and with consistently good feedback, the RSM days offer a great way of meeting key curriculum competencies that can be difficult to achieve in the workplace.  They are also a… [Read More]